Senior Procurement Officer Job Placements – Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC)

Job Title:  Senior Procurement Officer

Organisation: Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC)

Duty Station:  Head Office, Kampala Uganda

Reports to: Secretary to the commission

Job ref :  UHRC/HQ/1 /2022

Salary Scale :  HRC-4

Age:  30 years and above


About US:

Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC) is a National Human Rights Institution established under Article 51 of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda to promote and protect Human Rights. The Commission is responsible for investigations and resolutions of Human Rights complaints as well as monitoring places of detention and the county’s compliance with Human Rights treaties and conventions as well as conducting Civic education and carrying out Research in Human Rights.


Job Summary:  The Senior Procurement Officer will plan, coordinate and manage the procurement and disposal of assets function of the Commission to ensure value for money.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Heading the procurement and Disposal Unit of the Commission
  • Developing appropriate procurement systems, procedures and guidelines for the Commission
  • Liaising with end users to comply with all procurement procedures and requirements of the Commission
  • Guiding the suppliers on procurement procedures
  • Verifying documentation relating to procurement and organizing the documentation for easy use and retrieval by all interested parties.
  • Preparing reports for submission to PPDA
  • Supervising staff in the Procurement and Disposal Unit.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Honors Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following Disciplines: Procurement/Purchasing and Supplies, Business Administration or Commerce (Procurement and supplies option) and;
  • Level 6 (Graduate diploma in CIPS professional qualifications from the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply. (CIPS).
  • Must be a member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply
  • Good Interpersonal & Communicational Skills
  • Proficiency in Information and Communication technology f). Report writing skills
  • Three or more years of experience in a supervisory position in procurement work from a reputable organization;


How to Apply:

Three copies of application forms attached with Pass- port photos, C.V and photocopies of professional documents including two (2) referees (one of whom must be your current employer) with reliable telephone /email address. Applications should be addressed to the Secretary, Uganda Human Rights Commission and will be received within Two weeks from the date of this advertisement.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted through their telephone contact and/or email.

The successful candidate for the above posts will be appointed for a One(1) year contract

Applications should be sent to the following address;

The Secretary to the Commission

Uganda Human Rights Commission

P.O.BOX 4929, Kampala

Plot 22B, Lumumba Avenue.


Deadline: 5th June 2022


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