Fresher Procurement Officer International NGO Jobs – One Acre Fund (OAF)

Job Title:      Procurement Officer
Organisation: One
Acre Fund (OAF)
Duty Station: Jinja,
Uganda
About US:
One Acre Fund (OAF)
is an International NGO that supports smallholder farmers to increase their
harvests and thus increase their incomes with a strong footprint in Kenya,
Rwanda, Burundi, and Tanzania. In these countries our 3,000+ strong staff
serves over 200,000 smallholding farmers and helps them to grow their way out
of hunger and poverty. To do this, One Acre Fund provides farmers with
high-quality inputs like seed and fertilizer, financing, and training.
Job Summary: The
Procurement Officer will play a key role in executing processes to support the
growing Uganda program.
Procurement Officer Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Execute request for quotations, supplier selection, and purchases
  • Purchase goods and services as requested by internal requestors and
    work with suppliers, finance team, and requestors to ensure goods are
    delivered on time and to the right specifications at the best possible
    price
  • Build and maintain strong relationships within One Acre Fund teams
    to understand their requirements
  • The Procurement Officer will also assist the Data Coordinator by
    following up with Finance on the status of payments to ensure suppliers
    are paid on time as need
  • Render support to management of suppliers’ relationships and
    contribute to supplier database in Uganda
  • Identify and build new supplier relationships for new and existing products
  • Work closely with the logistics team to manage delivery logistics to
    district offices
  • Carry out quality checks on supplier deliveries to ensure they meet
    required specifications
  • Assist the procurement team in managing inventory at the office store
    – including managing inventory records, keeping stocks reconciled etc.
  • Execute in-house mass printing requests for internal clients and
    ensure they are delivered on-time
  • Prepare accurate reports of tasks accomplished
  • Perform additional tasks as requested by the manager  

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the One Acre Fund Procurement Officer must hold a Bachelor’s
    degree from an accredited university. Specialization in Procurement/Logistics/Supply
    Chain Preferred
  • Some initial exposure/experience in operations management/supply
    chain
  • Excellent communication skills with suppliers and peers
  • Good computer skills in at least Microsoft Word, Excel, and
    PowerPoint required, experience using SAP preferred
  • Highly proactive, team player, organized with a systematic approach
    to task
  • Great problem solving and Interpersonal skills, customer service,
    creativity and the ability to work in a dynamic team is a must.
  • Fluency in English required. Knowledge of Luganda or Lusoga is an
    added advantage
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting an
updated CV and cover letter to ugandajobs@oneacrefund.org with
the subject line as “Procurement Officer.”
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