Red Cross NGO Jobs – Supply Chain Management Coordinator

Organisation: Uganda Red
Cross Society (URCS)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Director,
Finance, HR and Administration
About URCS:
Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)
is the leading National Humanitarian Organization in Uganda and a member of the
International Red Cross Red Crescent Movement. The ICRC is an
International humanitarian institution which has a mandate to protect victims
of international and armed conflicts i.e. the wounded, refugees, civilians,
prisoners and other non-combatants.

Job Summary: The URCS
Supply Chain Management Coordinator will be responsible for developing and
implementing warehousing, fleet management and procurement / disposal plans,
undertake processes for   the procurement of goods, works and
services for URC in accordance with the approved financial budget, PPDA
procurement framework and special requirements of Funding Agencies.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Develop
    and coordinate a plan for procurement and disposal requirements of URC in
    accordance with the requirements of PPDA Regulations, Funding agencies and
    sound procurement practice. 
  • Technically
    support the functioning of the Contracts Committee and provide adequate,
    timely and correct information to the committee, to ensure implementation
    of procurement processes in accordance with established procurement
  • Adopt
    and implement the frameworks for use with procurement and disposal
    methods, prepare and draft Bidding Documents and request for Proposals
    including Statement of Requirements and Terms of Reference; and other
    Solicitation and Disposal Documents   in accordance with PPDA
    procurement regulations and other guidelines.
  • Design,
    implement and monitor a  system for contract management in the
    procurement process  and provide technical support to user
    departments in contract management, in accordance with PPDA regulations
  • Develop
    and implement procurement reporting systems and records for URC management
    and PPDA and other stakeholders, in accordance with URC reporting
    guidelines and PPDA regulations and other funding agencies; and maintain
    working links with PPDA.
     Provide direction and advice on procurement matters to Procurement
    and Disposal unit and create a link between the PDU and URC Management in
    line with PPDA guidelines. 
  • Develop
    and maintain reliable records on the procurement and disposal activities
    in URC.
  • Initiate
    the Planning, preparation and review of all URC staff travel and transport
    logistics and requirements budget in line with the URC Finance and
    accounting policies
  • Develop,
    appraise, support and maintain a competent & motivated team” through
    giving constructive feedback, coaching and mentoring, in accordance with
    the human resources manual
    Steer the implementation of policies and standard operating guidelines for
    transport and travel and provide administrative and logistical support to
    staff and visitors.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidates should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Procurement,
    Law, Economics, Business Administration or Public Administration with post
    graduate studies in related field; A Professional Qualification in
    Procurement (MCIPS); Training in; Procurement and logistics management,
    CIPS is added advantage; Computer literate. 
  • Five
    or more years of managing the procurement function in public, parastatal
    or private organizations.
  • Good
    knowledge of; Budgeting and budgetary control Financial analysis; Public
    procurement and disposal of public assets; Asset management; Fleet
    management; Security management; Contracting for goods and services;
    Procurement processes in DFID, USAID, Donor funded projects and EU
    Excellent communication;  strong inter-personal and Leadership skills;
  • Possess
    a high degree of integrity, fidelity, judgment
  • Negotiation
  • Assets
    management skills
  • Excellent
    analytical skills
  • Possess
    the ability to identify critical financial issues, capacity to pay
    attention to detail,
  • Good
    planning Skills
  • Good
    interpersonal, communication skills, Problem solving skills
How to Apply: 
All candidates who desire to join the International Red Cross and Red Crescent
Movement should send their filled application forms, download
and E-mail to: or
mail via post to: The Interim Secretary General, Uganda Red Cross Society,
P.O. Box 494, Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: Friday 28th November 2014 by 5.00pm.

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