Procurement Officer Jobs – Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council (UNMC)

Job Title:     Procurement

Organization: Uganda
Nurses and Midwives Council (UNMC)

Duty Station: Kampala,

Reports to: Finance
and Administration Manager

About US:

The Uganda Nurses
and Midwives Council is a semi-autonomous Health Professional Regulatory and
supervisory body under the Ministry of Health established by Uganda Nurses and
Midwives Act, 1996(CAP 276) with the mandate to set and regulate standards
training and practice of Nursing and Midwifery professions in Uganda for public
health safety.

Job Summary:   The Procurement Officer will mainly
facilitate a transparent process of procurement and disposal of Council goods
and services

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • To develop and review appropriate systems, procedures and guidelines
    for procurement of goods and services
  • To participate in planning and budgeting processes of the Council
  • To provide secretarial duties to the Contract and Evaluation
    Committee meetings
  • To liaise with Heads of Department to identify procurement needs and
    develop procurement plans
  • Prepare periodical reports for the procurement and disposal processes
    and submitting them to relevant authorities
  • Liaise with suppliers and other stakeholders to ensure timely
    delivery of goods and services
  • To liaise with the Line Supervisor and Accounting Officer in
    identification of persons to the various Evaluation Committees
  • Provide timely advice to the Accounting Officer, Procurement and
    Disposal Committee and members of the Council on matters pertaining to
    procurement and disposal
  • Evaluate procurement requirements and recommending the most
    appropriate procurement and disposal procedure
  • Guide end users on development of procurement specifications
  • To prepare draft bid documents and procurement plans and submitting
    them to senior management
  • To organize and verify documents relating to procurement and
    disposal for use by the interested parties
  • To compile schedules of procurement requirements
  • Perform any other duty assigned from time to time

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate should either hold a Degree in Procurement and
    Supply Chain Management from a recognized awarding institution OR a
    Bachelor’s Degree in a Non- Supply Chain Management discipline, preferably
    in Economics, Business Administration, or Commerce with a Post graduate
    Diploma in Procurement Management recognized from awarding institution
  • OR Full professional qualification in supply chain management (CIPS)
    plus a Post Graduate Diploma in Procurement Management from a recognized
    awarding institution
  • Certification with Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supplies
    is an added advantage
  • Three years of experience in a busy organization;
  • High level of integrity, confidentiality, integrity and ethical
  • Ability to work as a team player
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and pressure
  • Should be knowledgeable in ICT
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Market Research skills
  • Time management
  • Excellent communication skill both oral and written
  • Ethics and integrity

How to Apply:

All interested
applicants should submit their applications with the relevant testimonials,
certificates and at least three referees two of whom should be current
work/station supervisors and one personal to the address below;

The Registrar,

Uganda Nurses and
Midwives Council,

P.O Box 4046,
Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: 4th July 2019 by 5:00pm

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