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Senior Procurement Officer

at Higher Education Students Financing Board (HESFB)
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted January 19, 2020
Category Procurement and Logistics
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Senior Procurement Officer

The Higher Education Students Financing Board (HESFB) was established by an Act of Parliament to manage the Students' Loan Scheme. The Board has received funds from the Government of Uganda to be used for financing the Ugandan Students who are pursuing studies in Higher Education Institutions in Uganda.Key Outputs
i. Schedules of procurement requirements compiled;
ii. Suppliers guided and advised on correct procurement procedures;
iii. Procurement documentation referenced, verified and managed;
iv. Liaison with accounts to facilitate timely payment to suppliers done;
v. Documentation relating to procurement verified and organized for use by interested parties;
vi. Draft bid documents and procurement plan prepared;
vii. Sanctioned transactions entered in the procurement system for further processing; and
viii. Advice to end users on development of procurement specifications given.
Key Functions
i. Compiling schedules of procurement requirements;
ii. Guiding and advising suppliers on correct procurement procedures;
iii. Referencing, verifying and managing procurement documentation;
iv. Liaising with accounts to facilitate timely payment to suppliers;
v. Verifying and organizing documentation relating to procurement for use by interested parties;
vi. Preparing draft bid documents and procurement plan;

Skills

Procurement, Disposal and Contract Management;
Information and Communications Technology;
Ethics and Integrity;
Concern for Quality and Standards;
Communication; and
Time management

Education Requirements

Bachelors Degree in Procurement/Supply chain Management from a recognized awarding Institution.
OR A bachelor’s Degree in a Non supply chain management discipline, plus a post graduate Diploma in Public Procurement Management from a recognized awarding institution.

OR full Professional qualification in Supply Chain Management (CIPS) plus a post graduate Diploma in Procurement Management from a recognized awarding Institution;