Fresher Procurement Officer Job Opportunities -Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride)

Job Title:   Procurement Officer
Organization: Pride
Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride)
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Pride Microfinance Limited
(MDI) (Pride) is the leading Microfinance Deposit Taking Institution in Uganda
with 34 networked branches and eight contact offices countrywide, an equal
opportunity employer, regulated by Bank of Uganda under the MDI Act,
Job Summary: The
Procurement Officer will be expected to execute Pride’s Procurement and
Disposal Unit (PDU) activities regarding all equipment, stationery, service and
works contracts in line with PPDA, Prides’ policies and the corporate plan.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Guide end users on all individual
    procurement and disposal methods and practices;
  • Liaise with staff and compile all
    procurement requirements for the Company;
  • Ensure preparation of solicitation
    documents for procurements and disposal;
  • Participate in evaluation of bids
  • Active participate in preparing, issuing
    and monitoring of approved contracts;
  • Guide the suppliers on procurement
  • Verify documentation relating to
    procurement and organize the same for easy use by all interested parties;
  • Verify deliveries against orders to
    confirm rightful quantities, quality and price.
  • Verify documentations for completeness
    before payments are made.
  • Liaise with Finance department to ensure
    prompt payment for delivered goods and services
  • Liaise with and maintain good
    relationships with suppliers to ensure timely delivery of goods and
  • Assist in preparation of periodic
    procurement and disposal reports to management and PPDA Authority;

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The ideal candidate for the Pride Procurement
    Officer job placement should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in
    Procurement and Supply chain Management or in any other related field.
  • Should possess 2 principal passes at A’
  • Should possess credits and /or passes in
    Maths and English at O’ Level.
  • A minimum of two years of working
    experience in handling procurement or in a related field.
  • The ideal candidate should be organized,
    with well-developed interpersonal and communication skills.
  • The desired candidates should be
    self-driven, self-confident, proactive, compliant, disciplined, diligent
    efficient with high Integrity.
  • Age: Below 30 years
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send their applications to the: Head Human Capital
Management, Pride Micro-finance Limited, Victoria Office Park, Block B, 
Plot 6 -9, Ben Kiwanuka Okot Close, P.O. Box 7566, Kampala, Uganda.
The complete applications
should include a detailed CV, copies of academic and professional certificates/
transcripts, postal address, current salary, salary expectation, letters of
recommendation from 3 referees and a daytime telephone contacts.
NB: All
applicants are advised to deal directly with Pride, and canvassing is strictly
not allowed. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Candidates from
Northen Uganda are encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 30th April 2018
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