Senior Procurement Officer Job Opportunity – Kiira Motors Corporation (KMC)

Job Title:      Senior
Procurement Officer
Organization: Kiira
Motors Corporation (KMC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Kiira Motors
Corporation (KMC) is an Automotive Manufacturing Company incorporated by
Government of Uganda and Makerere University to champion value addition in the
Domestic Automotive Industry for job creation and diversification of the
economy.
Job Summary: The
Senior Procurement Officer is the Head of the Procurement and Disposal Unit
responsible for managing and coordinating all procurement and disposal
activities of Kiira Motors Corporation as well as provide the secretariat and
support the functionality of the Contracts Committee.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Planning, budgeting and controlling of the resources of the
    Procurement Secretariat;
  • Providing timely advice to Accounting Officer, Contracts Committee
    and the Executive Management on matters pertaining to procurement;
  • Preparing periodical reports for the Contracts Committee and
    submitting them to relevant authorities;
  • Evaluating procurement requirements and recommending the most
    appropriate procurement procedure;
  • Providing timely and accurate secretarial services to the
    Procurement and Contracts committee;
  • Training and developing members of the Contracts Committee and staff
    of procurement secretariat;
  • Invite, assess, and recommend supplier tenders, bids, quotations,
    and proposals;
  • Process purchase requisitions / orders within purchasing authority;
  • Establish and negotiate contract terms and conditions, and maintain
    supplier relationships;
  • Prepare and maintain purchasing records, reports and price lists;
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to determine
    procurement needs, quality, and delivery requirements;
  • Work with User departments to ensure the quality of supplies and
    services;
  • Assist in the development of specifications for equipment,
    materials, and services to be purchased;
  • Administer contract performance, including delivery, receipt,
    warranty, damages and insurance;
  • Comply with and maintain knowledge of applicable rules, legislation,
    regulations, standards, and best practices;
  • Work with auditors to ensure compliance of procurement procedures
    with government guidelines; and
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the Director Operations.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Kiira Motors Senior Procurement Officer job
    should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree (Honours) in Procurement,
    Supply Chain Management, or in a Related Field from a Recognized
    Institution;
  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (MCIPS)
    or Equivalent; and
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management,
    Logistics, or in a Related Field is an Added Advantage.
  • A minimum of four years of general working experience; Two (2) of
    which should have been Served as a Procurement Officer in a Reputable
    Organization with Knowledge of the PPDA Act (as Amended) 2003. Experience
    and Knowledge of APQP and PPAP is an Added Advantage.
     
Competencies
  • Procurement, Disposal and Contracts Management;
  • Planning, Organizing and Coordination;
  • Information and Communications Technology
  • Concern for Quality and Standards;
  • Ethics and Integrity;
  • Time management.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who wish to join Kiira Motors must deliver
your application documents to the Kiira Motors Corporation’s Office at Plot 13
Kimera Road, Ntinda. Kampala. Uganda. Your application documents should include
the following:
  • An application Letter (Cover Letter) addressed to the Chief
    Executive Officer, Kiira Motors Corporation.
  • A CV (Please use this CV template), Download
    Here
  • Certified copies of Academic Documents (Certificates and
    Transcripts). Only copies certified by the awarding institution will be
    accepted.
Deadline: 31st August 2018 by 5:00pm
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