Contracts & Procurements Manager USAID Project Careers - John Snow, Inc (JSI)


Organization: John Snow, Inc (JSI)
Funding Source: United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Director of Finance & Administration

About US:
John Snow, Inc. (JSI) is a leader in improving the health of individuals and communities by providing high-quality technical and managerial assistance to public health programs worldwide. JSI has implemented projects in 100 countries, and currently operates from eight U.S. and 81 international offices for the past 30 years. The JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. ID a leading public health research and consulting organization.

About USAID RHITES-N Project:
RHITES-N, Lango will contribute to improving key population- based national health indicators; build the capacity of the Ugandan government to carry out a sustainable and locally- driven response to the HIV epidemic, while also improving TB, malaria, nutrition, MNCH+A, and WASH outcomes. JSI will work with Ugandan stakeholders to design and implement health system strengthening strategies to scale up high-impact, evidence-based interventions at the national, sub-regional, district, and community levels. Interventions will include VMMC, virtual elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, antiretroviral therapy, and condom education and distribution. JSI will focus where the greatest impact can be realized, with a priority on hard-to-reach and high-HIV-prevalence locations.

Job Summary: The Contracts & Procurements Manager will manage ail project procurement, ensuring transparency and process integrity in accordance with USAID regulations, JSI Corporate policies and procedures and local laws. S/he will oversee the RFP/RFQ process, including drafting the RFP/RFQ and scope of work, leading evaluations, overseeing bidder selection, supporting 1 technical and cost analysis, leading negotiations, and drafting 1 and executing purchase order/contracts. S/he will also oversee ail project construction procurements, contracts and activities, to ensure high standards of workmanship and compliance with Ugandan and international environmental standards.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the USAID RHITES-N Project Contracts & Procurements Manager job placement should hold a Business/Procurement and/or project management-related degree: Bachelors, Masters preferred
  • At least seven (7) years’ experience in a procurement related leadership position, five (5) of which must have been at managerial level for international development projects supported by the USAID;           
  • Working knowledge and understanding of US government procurement policies and federal rules and regulations;

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their updated CVs to ug-rhites-n@ug.jsi.com

Deadline: 20th April 2018

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