Senior Officer, Legal Job Careers – Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA)

Job Title:   Senior Officer, Legal

Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA)

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Manager

About US:

The Public
Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority is a parastatal
organisation in Uganda that is responsible for regulation and supervision of
procurement and disposal of government-owned property and other assets. 
The Public
Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA) is established under
the PPDA Act No.1 of 2003 to develop standards and regulate procurement and disposal
practices in respect of all Procuring and Disposing Entities which include
Central Government
Ministries and Departments, Local Governments, State Enterprises, Constitutional
and Statutory Bodies and post primary training institutions.


Job summary:
To implement of the legal and board affairs work plan ensuring that quality and
relevant standards are developed for Authority implementation and the quality of
legal services provided are responsive and meet the expectations of all

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·       Participate in the development and setting of
standards by identifying issues from the compliance monitoring mechanism;
review of audit report findings and in liaison with the research unit- so as to
ensure that standards developed address the findings of audit report/ research
data and that they contribute to adding value, relevance to the PDE’s/
stakeholders and ensure consistent implementation of the PPDA Act

·       Successfully defend cases brought against
PPDA ensuring that costs/ impact to the authority are minimal.

·       Participate in the delivery of Management
Advisory Committee (MAC) services as and when required resulting in the
efficient implementation of MAC action points.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       The ideal applicant must hold a First degree
in Law – LLB (Hons)

·       Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice

·       Advocate of High Court of Uganda

·       Post Graduate Diploma in Procurement or full
membership of CIPS is an added advantage.

·       Three (3) years’ experience in legal service
(delivery or research)

·       Conversant with the PPDA Act, 2003

·       Communication skills

·       Computer skills

·       Legal Practice skills

·       Problem Solving skills

·       Report Writing skills

·       Analytical skills

·       Result oriented

·       Proven personal integrity

·       Reliable

How to Apply:

All interested and
qualified candidates please download the PPDA application form at the link

Click Here

Fill it and send it
together with copies of academic certificates, national ID, detailed curriculum
vitae showing experience and positions held to

All files should be
sent in PDF

Only short listed
candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 15th May 2020 at 5.00 pm

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