Senior Procurement Officer Works Jobs – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)


Job Title:    Senior Procurement Officer

Organization: Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda


About UNRA:

The Uganda National
Roads Authority (UNRA) was established by the National Authority Act, No. 15 of
2006. UNRA became operational on 1st July 2008. The mandate of UNRA is to
develop and maintain the national roads network, advise Government on general
roads policy and contribute to addressing of transport concerns.


Job Summary:  The Senior Procurement Officer Works will be
involved in the procurement of works including preparing the procurement plan,
bidding documents, participate in the bidding and evaluation process,
pre-contract negotiation, and preparing and issuing approved contract documents
in line with PPDA Act 2003 and Regulations 2014 and Development Partners’
Procurement Rules and Procedures and respective the financing agreements.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

the preparation of procurement plans by user departments;

up with the user departments on the initiation of works procurements and on
submission of technical inputs to the statement of requirements;

that all the submissions to the Contracts Committee on works procurements are
prepared in a timely manner as defined in the procurement regulations;

up and implement decisions of the Contracts Committee on works procurements and
submit regular updates on status to the Manager;

Prepare and
publish bid notices (adverts) and issue approved bidding documents and works

in pre-bid meetings, site visits, clarifications, bid closings and bid openings
for works procurements;

monthly and other reports as scheduled in the PPDA Regulations and submit to
the Manager;

in the drafting of contract documents and submit to Manager;

File and
reference all procurement related documents and records, monitor implementation
of contracts and respond to audit queries in the procurement of works.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant for the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) Senior Procurement
Officer Works job must hold an Honors Degree in Civil Engineering, Procurement,
Business Administration or other relevant degree from a recognized University;

in Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies (CIPS) is a must;

minimum of five years of working experience in public procurement with at least
two (2) years working on civil works procurements using PPDA Act, 2003,
Development Partners’ procurement guidelines (such as AfDB, World Bank, EU,
JICA, Islamic Development Bank, BADEA);

in the preparation of construction and consultancy bidding documents,
evaluation reports and contracts is required.

literacy is a must.

to work as part of a team and to develop subordinates;

interpersonal, particularly staff/management relations, oral and written
communication skills;

to work and produce accurate results in an environment with multiple and
challenging tasks;

level of integrity.


How to Apply:

All qualified
candidates who wish to join the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) in the
aforementioned capacity should apply online.




Deadline: 15th November 2020


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