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Procurement Officer Job at Rakai Health Sciences Program - Employment Opportunity in Uganda

Jobs at: Rakai Health Sciences Program

Vacancy title: Procurement Officer

Deadline of this Job: 28/06/2013
Job details: Reporting to: Procurement Manager

Job Purpose:

The Procurement Officer will provide Procurement support services in all RHSP

procurement functions in accordance with RHSP procurement guidelines and


Key Duties & Responsibilities:

• Check and prepare specifications, terms of reference & statement of

requirements in liaison with user departments

• Preparing and issuing Request for quotations or Request for Proposal

• Conduct evaluation of bids and make appropriate recommendations

• Liaise with service providers on procurement matters

• Ensure safe custody of all procurement records

• Prepare submissions for the procurement committee

• Prepare Purchase orders and agreements for the respective service providers

• Ensure timely delivery of goods and services

• Work with the RHSP managers and staff as part of an effective and collegial team

to achieve RHSP goals/ objectives

• Ensure timely payment of suppliers.

• Carry out any other assignments as may be allocated by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

A University degree in Procurement & Supply chain management, Procurement

& Logistics Management, Business Administration – Procurement or any other

related field.

At least two years’ experience in procurement and supply chain management in

a busy reputable organization. Should have good interpersonal skills. Strong

written and verbal communication skills.

Computer skills in Navision will be an added advantage.

Ability to negotiate Procurement terms and conditions..

Knowledge of Procurement procedures.

Proficiency in the use of computers especially Excel spreadsheets, inventory,

word-processing packages and e-mail.

Ability to use judgment and initiative in the course of executing responsibilities.

Ability to make decisions in accordance with established policies and procedures.

Ability to communicate with employees, vendors, and RHSP contacts in a

courteous and professional manner.

Ability to prioritize multiple tasks.

Age Limit. 25-44 years.

Job application procedure 

Only qualified applicants should submit their application letter, valid academic

documents and detailed resume (C.V) with three recognizable referees not later

than 28th June, 2013 to:

The Human Resource Manager Rakai Health Sciences Program,

P.O. Box 279, KALISIZO

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