Senior Procurement Officer

at Omoro  District Local Government
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted January 23, 2020
Category Procurement and Logistics
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Job Title : Senior Procurement Officer
Salary Scale : U3
Reports to : Principal Procurement Officer
Responsible For : Procurement Officer
Job Purpose
To coordinate, monitor and provide technical support in the implementation of Procurement and
Disposal of assets function for the Local Government to ensure value for money.
Key Outputs
i. Goods and services procured in a timely and cost-effective manner;
ii. Adherence to procurement regulations (Government or Donor) enforced.
iii. Bidding documents and contracts prepared;
iv. Appropriate systems, procedures and guidelines for procurement secretariat and contracts
committee developed;
v. Bids for high value and specialized procurements and disposals evaluated;
vi. Approved contracts prepared, administered and issued and
vii. Liaison with suppliers and other stakeholders to ensure timely delivery of goods and services
done.
Key Functions
i. Procuring goods and services in a timely and cost-effective manner;
ii. Enforcing adhering to procurement regulations (Government or Donor);
iii. Preparing bidding documents and contracts;
iv. Developing appropriate systems, procedures and guidelines for procurement secretariat and
contracts committee;

Skills

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

Experience Requirements

Should have at least three (3) years of relevant working experience as a procurement officer from a public or reputable organization.

Education Requirements

EITHER an Honors Bachelors Degree in Procurement/Purchasing and Supplies or Business Administration (with a bias in Procurement and Supplies) or Commerce (with a bias in
Procurement and Supplies), plus a post graduate Diploma in Public Procurement Management from a recognized institution.

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