09 August 2017

Fresher Procurement Officer Job Placement - Roke Telkom

Job Title:      Procurement Officer
Organisation: Roke Telkom Ltd
Reports to: Chief Finance Officer
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Roke Telkom Ltd. is a licensed Public Service Provider and Public Infrastructure Provider, with the Uganda Communications Commission dealing in Voice over Internet Protocol (VOIP) call termination and Wholesale Data, trading as Roke Telkom.

Job Summary: The Procurement Officer will manage Roke Telkom’s supply of products and services. The Procurement Officer’s main responsibilities include strategizing to find cost-effective deals and suppliers, discovering the best ways to control procurement expenses, so that the company can invest in growth and people.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • The incumbent will devise and use fruitful sourcing strategies
  • The jobholder will also discover profitable suppliers and initiate business and organization partnerships
  • Negotiate with external vendors to secure advantageous terms
  • Approve the ordering of necessary goods and services
  • Finalize purchase details of orders and deliveries
  • Keenly examine and test existing contracts
  • Maintain the company stock levels
  • Regularly track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
  • Work closely with key persons to ensure clarity of the specifications and expectations of the company
  • Foresee alterations in the comparative negotiating ability of suppliers and clients
  • Expect unfavorable events through analysis of data and prepare control strategies
  • Carry out risk management for supply contracts and agreements
  • Control spend and build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs
  • Manage and maintain procurement budget/spend

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Roke Telkom Procurement Officer job vacancy must hold a University degree in procurement, supply chain management, logistics or business administration.
  • Background in a telecoms environment is an added advantage
  • At least two years of progressively responsible experience as a procurement officer or manager
  • Previous working experience as a procurement manager or procurement officer
  • Talent in negotiations and networking
  • Aptitude in decision-making and working with numbers
  • Previous exposure and experience in collecting and analyzing data
  • Strong leadership capabilities

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications including cover letter, resume and the details of three referees IN ONE DOCUMENT to hr@roketelkom.co.ug. You may also send your hardcopy applications addressed to:

Human Resource Officer,
Roke Telkom,
Block A UAP Building Nakawa,
P.O. Box 31386 Bugolobi. Uganda

Deadline: 15th August, 2017


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