Senior Procurement Officer Job Placement – Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)

Organisation: Uganda
National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Principal
Procurement Officer
About US:
Uganda National
Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is a statutory body under the Ministry of Trade
Industry and Cooperatives responsible for standardization, Quality Assurance,
Metrology and Laboratory Testing (SQMT) with the objective of facilitating fair
trade, promoting local industries and Consumer protection. The Uganda National
Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is a statutory body under the Ministry of Trade,
Industry and Co-operatives established by the UNBS Act Cap 327 and became
operational in 1989. It is governed by the National Standards Council and
headed by the Executive Director who is responsible for the day-to-day
operation of UNBS.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Draft and submit the initial annual
    procurement and disposal plans to the supervisor in line with the
    Organizations’ work plans and budgets.
  • Follow up the progress of the
    implementation of the approved procurement and disposal plan and generate
    periodic reports in line with the PPDA rules, regulations & guidelines
  • Participate in the Preparation and   evaluation of bids/ proposals for
    procurements in
  • line with PPDA rules, regulations &
  • Monitor contract implementation and
    compliance in line with the public procurement guidelines
  • Cultivate and enhance relationships with
    suppliers to optimize supplier performance in line with PPDA rules,
    regulations & guidelines & UNBS polices
  • Participate in the development of the
    PDU annual, quarterly and monthly budget, work plans and targets
  • Supervise staff performance of
    Procurement Officers staff in PDU and ensure that targets, plans and
    outputs are achieved within schedules and budgets and regularly review
    their performance during performance review meetings and annual
    performance appraisal.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual
    budgets and reports on activities of the department and progress on
    implementation of work plans

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the UNBS Senior
    Procurement Officer job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree in
    Commerce, Economics, Business Administration or Procurement/purchasing or
    any other related qualification
  • At least five years of experience in a
    related field from a reputable organization
  • Possession of post graduate competence
    based training in relevant field and professional qualifications in CIPS
    level 6
  • Proven Supervisory skills, high level of
    integrity and professionalism, Communication, Teamwork, Negotiation and
    contract Management skills and must be computer literate with skills in MS
    Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and the Internet applications
  • Age: Between 30 and 45 years
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested persons are encouraged to apply as per the guidance
  • Please follow the link thus; Click Here
  • Use your email address as your
    registration mail
  • Fill in all tabs as per the application
    as required
  • Attach your updated CV with mobile
    telephone numbers indicated, copies of academic qualifications and
    national identity card under the tab for documents
  • Complete your application by clicking
    ‘submit application’
  • No hand delivered applications will be
  • Any form of canvassing will lead to
    automatic disqualification.
  • UNBS does not request for any payments
    at any stage of recruitment and review process
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be
Deadline: 7th March 2019 by 5:00pm
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