Fresher Procurement Assistant USAID Project Jobs – FHI 360

Job Title: Procurement Assistant (Fresher Jobs)

Organisation: FHI 360

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: MCHN Procurement Officer

 

About US:

FHI 360 is an international non-profit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research, technology, communication and social marketing — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

 

About USAID Project:

FHI 360, a prime implementing partner for USAID funded Maternal, Child Health & Nutrition (MCHN) Activity will, with funding from USAID, support KCCA’s (Kampala Capital City Authority) EVD (Ebola Virus Disease) Response Plan. Activities will focus on strengthening capacity for EVD infection prevention and control (IPC) and case identification and quick referral by small private healthcare providers within the city. FHI 360 is seeking for individuals to serve in the following positions for a short period of time – ranging from 60 to 120 working days, to support the USAID MCHN team to implement these activities.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Preparing and issuing request for quotations to vendors, upon receipt of procurement requests from Admin and program teams
  • Coordinating the evaluation of bids
  • Preparation and issuance of approved purchase orders to recommended suppliers
  • In liaison with stores/admin and program staff, verify the delivered items for completeness of requested quantities and compliance with quality and quantity specifications.
  • Ensure safe custody and systematic filing of purchase orders, agreements, and all relevant records.
  • In liaison with the finance team, follow up vendor invoices to ensure timely payments
  • Carry out any other assignments as may be allocated by the supervisor.




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold a University degree in Procurement & Supply chain management, Business Administration or Business Commerce. Additional partial or full qualification in procurement or any related field will be of added advantage
  • At least two years of experience working in procurement and supply chain management in a busy reputable organization
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

 

How to Apply:

All interested and suitably qualified individuals should Submit their applications (CV and Cover letter) by email to Uganda.procurement@fhi360.org Please indicate the title of the position in the email subject line

 

Deadline: 25th November 2022

 

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Date Posted 2022-11-22
Valid Through 2022-11-25
Hiring Organization FHI 360
Job Location , , Kampala, 0256, Uganda