Fresher Assistant Procurement Officer Job Careers – Makerere University (MUK)

Job Title:        Assistant Procurement Officer
Organization: Makerere
University (MUK)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Manager,
Procurement and Disposal Unit
Salary:  Ug. Shs. 2,500,926     
About MUK:
Makerere University is the oldest and premier University in Uganda
which strives to becoming the leading institution for academic excellence and
innovations in Africa.
Job Summary: The Assistant
Procurement Officer will provide support to ensure proper management and value
for money for procurements and disposals handled by Procurement and Disposal
Unit.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Provide secretarial services to the
    Sub-Contract Committees.
  • Work closely with end-users and compile procurement
    requirements for Units.
  • Prepare Bid Documents and Contract
    documents in respect of procurement and prepare reports as may be required
    from time to time.
  • Guide users and suppliers on procurement
    procedures.
  • Verify documentation relating to procurement
    and organize the documentation for easy use by all interested parties.
  • Actively participate in contract
    formulation and management.
  • Prepare and issue local purchase orders
    (LPOs) within the delegated authority thresholds after approval of the
    Evaluation Reports by the Sub-Contracts Committees.
  • Verify goods supplied to Makerere
    University and ensure compliance between goods supplied and specifications
    on the purchase order.
  • Work closely with the Accounts Department
    to ensure availability of procurement funds and timely payments to
    suppliers/Consultants/Contractors.
  • Render support in the preparation of
    periodic reports for the Contracts Committee and PPDA.
  • Perform any other related duties as
    assigned by the Supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Assistant
    Procurement Officer job opportunity should preferably hold an honour’s
    Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement and Supply Chain Management or related
    field from a recognized institution.
  • Professional qualification in Procurement/Purchasing
    such as Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supplies (CIPS) is a
    requirement.
  • One year of experience in procurement in a
    Public Institution.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication
    skills.
  • Familiarity with Public Procurement and
    Disposal procedures.
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Good team spirit/teamwork.
  • Age: Below 50 years
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates for this managerial vacancy should
send applications accompanied by Curriculum Vitae, Certificates and Transcripts
(3 copies each set), giving full details of applicants’ academic
qualifications, work experience, present salary and names of three Referees
plus their postal addresses. The applicants should make sure that at least two
Referees have forwarded references concerning their applications. The
applications should be delivered to the Directorate of Human Resources,
Employment Division Office, Room 409, Top Floor, Main Building, Makerere
University Main Campus, and addressed to:
The Secretary, Appointments Board,
Makerere University,
P.O. Box 7062, Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 12th May
2017 by 5.00 pm local time.

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