Fresher Procurement Officer Job Careers – Ministry of Works and Transport

Job Title:       Procurement Officer
Organization: Ministry of
Works and Transport
Project Name: Standard Gauge
Railway Project
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior
Procurement Officer
About US:
The Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Works and Transport is
spearheading the development of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) network. The
SGR project is being implemented over five (5) years as a regional project with
Uganda’s partner states of Kenya, Rwanda and South Sudan. The objective of
developing the SGR network is to provide a modern, fast, reliable, efficient,
and high capacity railway transport system as a seamless single railway
Job Summary: The Procurement
Officer will conduct routine procurement and disposal activities, and implement
assignments in accordance with the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public
Assets Act 2003 as amended, Regulations 2014, Guidelines and the existing SGR
procurement operational manual.
Key Duties and
  • Work closely with end-users and prepare
    procurement plans for an entity for approval by the relevant bodies;
  • Prepare bid documents and advertisements of
    approved bid opportunities;
  • The jobholder will issue bidding
  • Maintain a up-to-date providers list;
  • The incumbent will prepare contract
  • Issue approved contract documents to the
  • Maintain and archive records of the
    procurement and disposal process;
  • Prepare and submit monthly procurement and
    disposal reports;
  • Prepare any other such reports as may be
    required from time to time;
  • Co-ordinate the procurement and disposal
    activities of all the departments of the procuring and disposing entity;
  • Capture procurement and disposal data
    entry into the Government Procurement Portal (GPP);
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s
    (Hons) Degree in Procurement and Logistics Management, Supply Chain
  • The preferred candidate must have
    completed at least an Advanced Diploma in purchasing and supply (CIPS
    Level 5).
  • A minimum of two years’ experience as a
    Procurement Officer in a busy public sector organisation.
  • Personal Competencies: Team Work;
    effective Communication; Ethics and Integrity; Result orientation.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested Ugandans should send written
applications with letters of recommendation from either the current or previous
employer(s) covering the last three consecutive years of employment, copies of
academic certificates & transcripts, previous and current appointment
letters, curriculum vitae, and a recent passport size colour photograph.
Applications should be addressed to:-
The Project Coordinator, Standard Gauge Railway Project,
P. O. Box 27756, Kampala. Uganda
Applications should be delivered to the …New Vision Offices…
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be
    contacted and Canvassing or lobbying by applicants will lead to
  • Candidates who present forged
    documents/testimonials will be arrested and prosecuted.
  • Envelopes containing applications should
    be clearly marked with both the position applied for and duty station.
Deadline: 28th September 2016
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