Logistics Jobs – Procurement Officer at TASO

Job Title: Procurement Officer
Organisation: The AIDS
Support Organization (TASO Uganda)
Reports to: Procurement
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Ref: TS/HR/PU/002
About TASO:
AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda), an organisation contributing to a
process of preventing HIV infection, restoring hope and improving the quality
of Life of persons, families and communities affected by HIV infection and
Job Summary: The Procurement Officer
will process procurement requests, seek for quotations and prepare supplier’s
payments in line with the procurement and disposal policy.  
Key Duties and
  • Provide administrative support services and
    take minutes of the Procurement Committee
  • Follow up orders placed with suppliers to
    expedite the delivery of the required items or services
  • Establish and maintain a Contact Register; Maintain
    an up-to-date database on the existing and potential sources for
    procurement of the items and services required by TASO
  • Process valid procurement requests
  • Assist the user departments to assess the
    suitability of the goods and services procured, and their conformity to
    specifications and standards
  • Check the specifications and TOS for
    completeness and plausibility
  • Maintain procurement files up date,
  • Draft tender documents Assist in the tender
    openings and evaluations.
  • To source quotations from suppliers.
  • Prepare supplies’ payments
  • Prepare items for disposal and submit to the
    procurement committee.
Key Result Areas:
  • Administrative services to the procurement
    committee provided.
  • Tenders coordinated, tender documents drafted,
    and Tender documents opened and analyzed.
  • Sources of supply identified.
  • Orders placed, followed up and Suppliers’
    payments processed. Operational support and guidance to management and
    departments provided.
  • Contract Register maintained, data base for
    suppliers maintained and Annual list of prequalified suppliers provided
  • Procurement requests processed.
  • Quotations from suppliers sourced and
    Suitability of supplied goods established.
  • Items for disposal prepared
Qualifications, Skills &
  • The applicant should hold a Bachelor’s Degree
    in Procurement and Supplies Management
  • Membership to Institute of Procurement Professional
    of Uganda (IPPU) is a must.
  • At least two years in the management of
    procurement activities in a fairly large organization, preferably
  • Knowledge of Laws, policies and regulations
    governing procurement is an added advantage.
  • Specific reference to PPDA is critical;
  • Knowledge in making procurement plans and
    smooth procurement operation
  • Procurement of medical supplies,
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, Communication
    skills, Negotiation skills and Computer skills
How to Apply:
interested Candidates MUST attach a fully filled Application Form, Download
, which can be down loaded from the TASO Website at www.tasouganda.org
or any TASO Center.
Please firmly staple your papers together.
short listed candidates will be contacted. 
forward your applications to: The Director Human Resource & Administration
TASO Uganda P.O. BOX 10443 Kampala, Uganda. “OR hand deliver your application
to TASO Headquarters Level II, located at Old Mulago Hospital
Deadline: 29th November 2013
by 4:30 pm

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