Procurement Officer Jobs – SMS Group Limited

 

Job Title:    Procurement Officer

Organization:  SMS
Group Limited

Duty Station:  SMS
House, 7th Street, Industrial Area, Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Head
of Department

 

About US:

SMS Group Limited is
a Ugandan based Company that deals within the following sectors i.e. General
supplies, Accommodation, Architectural and Engineering Consultancy, Procurement
Consultancy and many other functions.

 

Job Summary:  The Procurement Officer will be solely
responsible for procuring high quality and cost efficient supplies. He or she
will follow procurement procedures, maintain an updated list of current &
incoming inventory, be responsible for the overall procurement and disposable
activities in line with the Company policies.

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:

·        
Establish
cost parameters and budgets for purchases

·        
Create
and maintain good relationships with vendors and supplies

·        
Make
professional decisions in a fast paced environment

·        
Maintain
records of purchases, pricing, and other important data.

·        
Review,
analyze all vendors/supplies, price options/market assessment and develop plans
for purchasing equipment, service and supplies.

·        
Invite,
assess and recommend supplier tenders, bids, quotations and proposals,

·        
Negotiate
the best deals of contract terms and conditions, quotations and supply
contracts and ensure their products are of high quality.

·        
Maintain
an update of suppliers and their qualifications, delivery times, potential
future development.

·        
Liaise
with auditors to ensure compliance of procurement procedures are within the
government guidelines, policies and regulations.

·        
Assist
in the development of specifications for equipment, materials and services to
be purchased.

·        
Work
with team members to manage duties as needed and perform any other duties as
assigned.

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        
The
ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Procurement and Logistics,
Supply Chain Management or related field from a reputable Institution.

·        
MBA in
Supply Chain Management, Logistics is essential.

·        
Member
of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply or an equivalent is an
added advantage.

·        
At least
five years of working experience within busy FMCG companies / construction / hospitality
background.

·        
Knowledge
of PPDA Act, Contracts Management and Disposal.

·        
Experience
and knowledge of PPAP is required.

·        
High
level of integrity

·        
Communication
and interpersonal skills

·        
Personal
presentation, negotiation and analytical skills

·        
Contract
and supplier management skills and knowledge.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified
and interested candidates are encouraged to apply by sending an application
letter, CV, academic documents with 3 professional referees to
staffsolutionsconsulting@gmail.com with the subject line clearly indicating
position applied for.

 

Deadline: Monday 23rd November 2020 by 17:00 hrs

 

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