10 October 2016

Procurement Manager Works Employment Opportunity - Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Organisation: Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Director Procurement

About UNRA:
The Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) was established by an Act of Parliament; The Uganda National Authority Act, No. 15 of 2006. UNRA became operational on 1st July 2008.  The mandate of UNRA is to develop and maintain the national roads network, advise Government on general roads policy and contribute to addressing of transport concerns, among others.

Job Summary: The Procurement Manager Works will be charged with overseeing all works of procurements of the Authority including preparing the procurement plan, bidding documents, managing the bidding and evaluation process, pre-contract negotiation, preparing and issuing approved contract documents in line with PPDA Act and Regulation and UNRA Procurement Guidelines.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Manage the process of preparation of annual Works Procurement Plan and departmental Procurement Plans based on the approved budget and within the required timelines to ensure timely completion in line with the UNRA Business Plan and statutory performance agreement;
  • Periodically review the internal procurement policies, practices and procedures to ensure relevance with UNRA’s Business strategy
  • Keenly monitor the implementation of the approved procurement plan;
  • Coordinate the implementation of the procurement process to ensure compliance with the PPDA Act and Regulations while achieving value for money;
  • The incumbent will coordinate the preparation and submission of technical inputs for works procurements initiated by user departments in line with PPDA Regulations and UNRA guidelines;
  • Facilitate the smooth functioning of Contracts Committee in line with PPDA regulations and guidelines;
  • Develop and maintain accurate systems to follow up and implement decisions of the Contracts Committee on works procurements in line with PPDA regulations.
  • Develop a storage system procurement related documents and records in line with the PPDA Act and Regulation and UNRA’s Records Management guidelines;
  • Develop and implement a system of managing risks in the designs activities and develop risk mitigation measures;
  • Mentor and supervise the performance and development of staff in the department in line with UNRA’s goals, objectives, policies and regulations.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Director Procurement

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the UNRA Procurement Manager Works job vacancy should hold an Honors Degree in Civil Engineering, or other relevant courses from a recognized University;
  • Possession of a Master’s Degree in Engineering or any other relented field is mandatory
  • Possession of CIPS or other relevant professional qualification
  • At least five years hands on experience in procurement in similar and reputable organization;
  • Proven exposure and experience in managing an organization/business unit with diverse professions.
  • High degree of integrity;
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team and to develop subordinates;
  • Excellent interpersonal, particularly staff/management relation skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Strategic thinking and ability to work and produce accurate results in an environment with multiple and challenging tasks.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications online at the link belowPlease follow the instructions at the link below. 

Click Here (Read Instructions) -> Register (Click Here) -> Application 

Deadline: 14th October 2016 

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