Senior Procurement Officer Job Vacancies – Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL)

Job
Title:          Senior Procurement Officer

Organization:  Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL)

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to:       Manager
Audit & Compliance

                                                  

About US:

Uganda Electricity
Generation Company Limited (UEGCL) is a Public Limited Liability Company
incorporated in March 2001 under the Companies Act (Cap 110), the Laws of
Uganda and in conformity with the Electricity Act, 1999. UEGCL started
operation on 1st April 2001 and is wholly owned by the Government of the
Republic of Uganda, with the head office located in Kampala. The mandate of
UEGCL is to establish, acquire, maintain and operate electricity generation
facilities as well as promote Research and Development in the Electricity
generation sector while running the company on sound business principals.

Job Summary:  The Senior Procurement Officer will carry out
value for money procurements to meet customer requirements within the agreed
time frames

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Participate
in the development and oversee the implementation of procurement plans for
goods, works and services and consolidate the individual user departments
procurement and disposal work plans into a Master procurement plan.

·       
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

·       
Prepare
bidding documents and Request for Proposals and technical specifications in
accordance with terms of reference and UEGCL’s procurement Guidelines

·       
Assess
& evaluate suppliers/items in line with company’s procurement procedures
and guidelines.

·       
Develop
& maintain supplier’s data base as per the company’s procurement policies
and procedures.

·       
Supervise
the compiling and forwarding of relevant documents for the payment of
suppliers.

·       
Liaise
with consultants and contractors and coordinate the planning and implementation
of construction and installation projects.

·       
Maintain
and implement a system for the acquisition, utilization, safeguarding and
accounting for the Organization’s physical assets in line with the company’s
objectives.

·       
Implement
a mechanism for pre-qualifying supplier of critical items and services for the
company.

·       
Review
request for quotations (RFQ) and purchase orders for accuracy and correct
details prior to transmission to suppliers

·       
Monitor
contract implementation and compliance in line with the public procurement
guidelines

·       
Prepare
monthly reports and other briefs for the Head Procurement and Disposal Unit and
PPDA on all procurement and disposal matters.

·       
Supervise
the Procurement Officers and confirm that their performance is within
acceptable standards

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Procurement, Engineering, Commerce,
Economics, Business Administration or any other related qualification

·       
Possession
of professional qualifications in CIPS level 6

·       
Eight
years of experience in a similar or higher position in a busy organisation.

·       
Good
planning and organizational skills

·       
Good
analytical and problem solving skills

·       
Excellent
communicator with good oral communication and presentation skills.

·       
Interpersonal
skills and high level of integrity

·       
Computer
literate with skills in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and the Internet applications.

·       
Good
business acumen and capacity to establish credibility, trust and partnership.

·       
Supervisory
skills

How to Apply:

All interested
persons with requisite qualifications are invited to address their applications
with copies of certified academic documents, professional qualifications and
detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating two referees and their full addresses to:

The Chief Human
Resource Officer,

Uganda Electricity
Generation Company Limited,

Block C, Plot 6-9,
Victoria Office Park, Okot Close, Bukoto,

P.O Box 75831,
Kampala. Uganda

Applications should
be submitted electronically as one attachment only in portable documents format
(pdf) indicating the position applied for in the subject line to email address:
jobs@uegcl.go.ug

Please note:

·       
Only
applications on-line will be considered.

·       
Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

·       
Shortlisted
candidates will be required to present original copies of certified academic
documents during interviews.

·       
Applications
without authentic academic transcripts will not be considered.

·       
Applicants
are required to also submit a fully filled Application Form separate from the
pdf application (MS word document) which can be picked from the website.

·       
Submit
one pdf application and one MS Word Application form.

Deadline: Monday 30th March 2020

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