2 Fresher Assistant Procurement Officer Non-profit Jobs – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Organisation: Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Procurement Officer
About Us:
The Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is an international non-profit
organization which is a partnership of infectious diseases and public health
specialists. The overall objective of the IDI is to strengthen health systems
with strong emphasis on Infectious Diseases, through Research and Capacity
Development. IDI has five operational areas through which it works to achieve
its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment; Training, Research and Laboratory
services (provided through a partnership with the Makerere University – John
Hopkins University Core Lab) and Outreach.
Job Summary: The Assistant
Procurement Officer will mainly provide procurement support in all IDI
procurement functions including both local and international purchases, covering
a range of requirements from medical drugs, laboratory equipment and supplies,
office supplies; 
IT related requirements, renovations, and service agreements among
  The Assistant Procurement
Officer will provide Procurement support services in all IDI procurement
functions in accordance with IDI procurement procedures
Key Duties and
  • The jobholder will be preparing and
    issuing Request for quotations to vendors
  • Coordinating the evaluation of bids and
    make appropriate recommendations to the procurement committee where
  • Work closely with stores staff, verify the
    delivered items for completeness of requested quantities and compliance
    with quality and quantity specifications.
  • Ensure safe custody and systematic filing
    of purchase orders, agreements and all relevant records.
  • Prepare Purchase orders for recommended
  • Work in close liaison with the finance
    team, follow up vendor invoices to ensure timely payment.
  • Maintain and keep track of all framework
    and long term agreements.
  • Performs any other assignments as may be
    allocated by the supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold
    a University degree in Procurement & Supply chain management, Business
    Administration or any related field from a recognized institution.
  • At least two years’ experience in
    procurement and supply chain management in a busy reputable organization
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Ability to work in a busy environment
  • Computer skills in MS office and Navision
How to Apply:
All interested and suitably qualified candidates should send their
application letter, CVs (with three professional referees) to:
The Human Resources Manager,
Infectious Diseases Institute,
P.O. Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda
Email to: hr@idi.co.ug
NB: Please indicate the
position applied for on your envelope.
Deadline:  4th August 2017

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