Procurement Officer Jobs – Uganda National Council for Science and Technology (UNCST)

 

Job Title:    Procurement Officer

Organization:  Uganda
National Council for Science and Technology (UNCST)

Project Name: National
Science, Technology, Engineering and Innovation Skills Enhancement (NSTEI-SE)
Project

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: Project
Coordinator

 

About US:

The Uganda National Council for Science and Technology (UNCST) is a
Government agency established in 1990 by an Act of Parliament (CAP. 209) of the
Laws of Uganda. The agency is mandated to facilitate the development and
implementation of strategies for integrating Science and Technology (S&T)
into the national development process.

 

About NSTEI-SE Project:

The National Science, Technology, Engineering and Innovation Skills Enhancement
(NSTEI-SE) Project is a five (5) year intervention by the Government of Uganda
to provide state-of-the-art specialized infrastructure and equipment, including
techno training facilities to ensure that Ugandans acquire skills for
designing, implementing and managing key infrastructural projects and create
globally competitive businesses.

 

Job Summary:  The Procurement
Officer will mainly develop, implement, monitor and review the procurement
process in accordance with the procurement plan to guarantee timely acquisition
of goods, works and services guided by the PPDA Act and Regulations of 2003 as
Amended.

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:

·        
Initiate,
implement and monitor the procurement and disposal plan and generate periodic
reports in line with project strategic objectives, mandate and PPDA rules,
regulations & guidelines.

·        
Initiate
and coordinate the preparation of annual procurement plan in line with the
project’s work plans and budgets.

·        
Review
and prepare technical specifications and TORs, promote competitive biddings and
evaluate bids/ proposals for high value and specialised procurements for goods,
services and consultancies required under the project in line with PPDA rules,
regulations & guidelines

·        
Provide
required, accurate and prompt information on all project related procurement
tasks to all project stakeholders and act as first line point of contact
dealing with procurement related enquiries or complaints referred directly to
the Project Coordinator

·        
Participate
in supervisory missions, monitor contract implementation and compliance in line
with project strategic objectives /mandate and the public procurement
guidelines

·        
Monitor
procurement related activities and prepare a variety of procurement-related
documents and reports in with the project procurement and disposal plan

 


Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:

·        
The
ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in procurement, business
administration and other related areas. Master’s degree will be an added
advantage.

·        
Professional
qualification in Procurement and Supply Chain Management.

·        
At least
three (3) years of work experience in procurement of goods, services and works
Knowledge of PPDA procurement legislation, regulations and guidelines.

·        
Strong
communication and reporting skills and ability to work in a team.

 

How to Apply:

If you believe you have the relevant qualifications and experience,
please send your detailed Application and CV demonstrating possession of the
relevant competencies, current position, names and addresses of three referees
via email to pila2consultants@gmail.com.
Please quote the position of interest in the subject line. Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted.

 

Deadline: 23rd
October 2020 by 5:00pm

 

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