Logistics Jobs – Procurement Officer at TASO

Job Title: Procurement Officer
Organisation: The AIDS
Support Organization (TASO Uganda)
Reports to: Procurement
Specialist
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Ref: TS/HR/PU/002
About TASO:
The
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
disease.
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
Responsibilities:
  • 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 &
Experience:
  • 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
    donor-funded.
  • 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:
All
interested Candidates MUST attach a fully filled Application Form, Download
Here
, which can be down loaded from the TASO Website at www.tasouganda.org
or any TASO Center.
Note:
Please firmly staple your papers together.
Only
short listed candidates will be contacted. 
Please
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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