Fresher Procurement Assistant Job Placements – Office of the Prime Minister (OPM)

Job Title:    Procurement

Organization: Office
of the Prime Minister (OPM)

Duty Station: 
Arua, Uganda

Reports to:
Refugee Desk Officer

Reference Number: AR/004/2019

About US:

The Office of the
Prime Minister (OPM) is the Leader of Government Business in Parliament and
responsible for the coordination and implementation of Government Policies
across Ministries, Departments and other Public Institutions.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Manage procurements of all goods and services
  • Raise, place and follow up purchase orders with suppliers in
    accordance to UNHCR Guidelines
  • Liaise with the user departments in the development and management
    of contracts
  • Prepare and issue approved contract documents
  • Coordinate the process of prequalification of suppliers
  • Organize the procurement committee meetings and serve as the
    secretary of the committee
  • Prepare the tender documents and coordinate the tendering process in
    accordance to UNHCR Procurement Guidelines and procedures
  • Accord prompt and courteous reception to all internal and external
    clients who need information related to procurement
  • Maintain and archive records of the procurement process
  • Any other duty assigned by supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • Applicant should be a holder of a Degree in Procurement and
    Logistics Management from a recognised University. A certificate in
    professional supplies, logistics and procurement is an added advantage.
  • One year working experience is required for this position
  • Age: 23 – 45 years

How to Apply:

Applications are
invited from qualified Ugandan Nationals to fill the under listed vacant
positions available at Arua Refugee Desk, Adjumani Refugee Desk, Hoima Refugee
Desk, Mbarara Refugee Desk and Kampala Refugees Department Head Office.
Handwritten application letters be addressed to the Permanent Secretary Office
of the Prime Minister, P.O. Box 341, Kampala. Uganda

All application
letters should include personal contact addresses e.g. phone contacts, e-mail
addresses, and a recent passport photograph of the applicant and indicate three
referees. The applicant should be a person of high moral character and
integrity, willing to work in remote rural settlements.

All applicants must
quote the Reference Number of the post advertised (Check top of the advert),
indicate the reference number on the top left hand side corner of the
application letter’s envelop, seal it and submit their application letters to
the Human Resource Office, Open Registry 3rd Floor, Office of the Prime

Deadline: 31st May 2019 by 5:00pm

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