Fresher Procurement Assistant NGO Job Careers – Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA)

Job Title:       Procurement

Organisation: Humanitarian
Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA)

Funding Source: UNHCR

Duty Station: 

Reports to: Senior
Procurement and Logistics Officer

About US:

Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA) is an international African humanitarian and
development organization that positively contributes towards improving the
living standards and conditions of those adversely affected by disasters and
conflict in the Horn, East & Central Africa by implementing WASH, Health,
Education, Livelihoods, Community service & development and Protection
programs in the region for a period of more than 20 years.

About UNHCR Project:

HIJRA with funding
from the UNHCR in Uganda is implementing a multi-sectoral Program for refugees
in Oruchinga settlement (Isingiro district), Nakivale settlement (Isingiro
district), Nyakabande Transit Center (Kisoro district) and Kyangwali Settlement
(Hoima District).

Job Summary:  The Procurement Assistant performs a wide
range of routine administrative and control functions in support of HIJRA’s
procurement services. He/ she contributes to timely and efficient procurement

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Manage procurements of all goods and services
  • Raise, place and follow up purchase orders with suppliers in
    accordance to HIJRA 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 HIJRA 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
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Line Manager

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant for the Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid
    (HIJRA) Procurement Assistant job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in
    Procurement and Logistics Management from a recognized University. A
    certificate in professional supplies, logistics and procurement is an
    added advantage.
  • At least two years of experience in Procurement and Logistics
    Functions from a reputable organization
  • Management and accounting for INGO.
  • Demonstrated high sense of personal integrity.
  • Experience in working with donors.
  • Experience working with accounting software and well versed with
    other computer applications.

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send an application letter and
Curriculum Vitae including telephone and email contacts of three referees
including your current/most recent employer.

Application should
be addressed to the:

Country Program

Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA),

P.O. Box 37703,
Kampala, Uganda.

Email to:
The subject line should read: “Position Title”

Deadline: 28th June 2019

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