Procurement Officer International NGO Jobs – AAR Japan

 

Job
Title:        
 Procurement
Officer

Organization: Association
for Aid and Relief Japan (AAR Japan)

Duty Station: 
Uganda

 

About US:

Association for Aid
and Relief Japan (AAR Japan) was founded in 1979 with a mission to help
refugees from Indochina, and as a civil organization without any political,
religious, or ideological affiliations. It has since then grown into an
international NGO approved and registered by the United Nations. AAR Japan has
five main pillars of activities; 1) emergency assistance, 2) assistance to
persons with disabilities, 3) landmine and unexploded ordnance (UXO) action, 4)
action against infectious diseases and 5) public awareness raising about global
issues in Japan. Since the beginning, AAR Japan has operated in over 60
countries. Currently, we are active in 15 countries and areas, including 4
African countries namely Kenya, Zambia, Sudan, and Uganda. AAR Japan Uganda has
been operational in Bidibidi, Imvepi Palorinya refugee settlements since
September 2016 to support South Sudanese refugees.

 

Job Summary:  The Procurement Officer will provide service
under the direct supervision of the Programme Coordinator and is responsible to
coordinate the procurement of project items required for the project in
Kyangwali refugee settlement. The person will be based in Hoima office,
coordinating procurement activities from selecting potential suppliers to
delivering procured goods to beneficiaries under supervisions of his/her supervisors.
The person may occasionally have business trips to Kampala and other cities.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Estimate
cost of procuring items with meeting standards in consultation with supervisor

·       
Assuring
the quality of products while the negotiation of best deal

·       
Review
and analyze suppliers, supply, and price options for better serving
beneficiaries

·       
Coordinate
with targeted schools, partner organizations and local authorities to carry out
delivering activities

·       
Help in
tendering process and contracting with suppliers under supervision of
supervisors

·       
Maintain
records of purchases, stock items, and delivery of products for accountability
purposes

·       
Perform
any other duties if requested by supervisors

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field

·       
At least
three years of experience in field of procurement or logistics in NGO sector

·       
More
than 5 years of working experience in aid organizations

·       
Ugandan
citizen, residing in Uganda and able to station in Hoima/Kikuube

·       
Excellent
PC literacy including word processing (MS Word) and spreadsheets (MS Excel)

·       
Excellent
at working as a part of the team, especially reporting to supervisor in a
timely manner

·       
High
integrity, self-driven, able to work under challenging circumstances, and able
to complete assignments with tight deadlines under minimal supervision.

·       
Excellent
communication skills and high level of diplomacy

·       
Respect
punctuality

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send their applications to aar.uganda.hr@gmail.com

 

·       
The
Subject Name for the email shall be: “Procurement Officer_Your Full Name”

·       
Cover
Letter (Shall not exceed one A4 page)

·       
The
title of the attachment shall be: “Cover Letter_Procurement Officer_Your Full
Name”

·       
Curriculum
Vitae (CV)

·       
The
title of the attachment shall be: “CV_Procurement Officer_Your Full Name”

·       
Copy of
academic and work certificates

 

Note: Only shortlisted candidate shall be notified individually for
further selection stage

 

Deadline: 4th September 2020

 

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