Procurement Officer Jobs – Mengo Hospital

Job Title:        Procurement
Organization: Mengo
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Procurement
About US:
Mengo Hospital was
founded in 1897 in Kampala, and is the oldest hospital in Uganda. It currently
serves as an urban community hospital that provides modern medical care. Mengo
Hospital provides comprehensive care including radiology, obstetrics,
dentistry, orthopedics, and surgery. Additionally, Mengo Hospital provides
critical training and education to health professionals through its various
programs in midwifery and nursing, health sciences, and laboratory technology.
Mengo Hospital also has a dedicated research and development team that works to
find new solutions to health issues in Uganda.
Job Summary:
The Procurement Officer will primarily ensure efficient, effective and timely
procurement and logistical support to Mengo Hospital operations while complying
with the relevant policies and procedures.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • The Procurement Officer will assist in
    the development, review and ensure efficient and effective implementation
    of procurement policies and procedures of Mengo Hospital
  • Support the end users in the development
    of the departmental procurement plan and guide the users in procurement
    planning and actual procurement processes
  • Monitor the implementation of the
    procurement plan, provide guidance to the end users in preparation of
    specifications, terms of reference and scope of works
  • Conduct market research to guide end
    users in planning and budgeting
  • Execute procurement of imports, local purchases,
    office supplies, drugs, hospital equipments, engineering equipment,
    marketing items, spares and services as per requirements of prescribers.
  • Participate in sourcing for quotations
    from prospective suppliers, analysis of quotations, advising on the
    vendor, price to be used, making LPOs, following up the delivery of
    ordered items and payment for Suppliers
  • In liaison with Audit and end users,
    ensures that the delivered items or works are as per the agreed terms and
    conditions of the purchase
  • Assisting in sensitization and training
    the hospital staff, end users, management on better procurement practices
  • Maintaining an updated Supplier/
    Contractor database
  • Maintaining a database of contracts/
    Service Level Agreements. Monitors their performance with Contract
    Managers, monitors their expiry dates and liaises with end users for
    timely renewal
  • Supervise the Procurement Assistants
  • Carry out any other duties as provided
    for under Mengo Hospital policies and procedures as my be directed by the
  • Carry out any other duties as provided
    for under Mengo Hospital policies and procedures as my be directed by the

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The Procurement Officer must hold a
    Bachelor’s degree in Procurement and Logistics, Transport and Logistics,
    Business Administration (Procurement), Pharmacy or any other related field
    with CIPS (Partial or full)
  • At least three years’ experience in any
    relevant field
  • Experience in procurement of drugs,
    hospital equipments or exposure to hospital setting is an added advantage.
  • Excellent Computer skills in office
    applications and any e-procurement package
  • Statistical analysis methods
  • Knowledge of records and store
  • Contract administration and management
  • Interpersonal, Negotiation and Problem Solving
  • Age: Below 35 years
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates with relevant qualifications and experience
should submit their application letters, detailed Curriculum vitae, copies of
academic certificates, practicing licenses where applicable and valid
contacts/email addresses of three (3) referees electronically at the link
Deadline: 18th May 2018 by 5.00pm
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