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Friday, June 28, 2013

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

Jobs at: Rakai Health Sciences Program

Vacancy title: Procurement Manager

Deadline of this Job: 28/06/2013
Job details: Reporting to: Program Administrator

Age limit: 25-44 years

Type of job: 2 year contract (renewable on satisfactory performance)

Duty station: Kalisizo fi eld station with occasion travel and work at the Entebbe

station

Job Purpose:

The person holding this position is responsible for developing, managing,

supporting and providing leadership to the procurement function of RHSP with the

provisions of RHSP Procurement guidelines. Position holder will also provide

technical assistance to Heads of Department and any duly appointed procurement

committee(s) on procurement and disposal matters.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

• To manage the procurement and disposal section of RHSP

• To ensure value for money and timely procurement of goods, services. & works

to meet internal customer

requirements within the agreed time frames.

• To ensure compliance with PPDA and international procurement regulations.

• To ensure the RHSP annual consolidated procurement and disposal plans are

prepared and implemented in line with RHSP plans and budgets.

• Ensure effective communication with user departments and provide feedback to

them on the status of their procurement requisitions.

• Ensure that the periodic statutory and administrative reports on all procurements

are prepared, compiled and dispatched.

• Professional guidance on procurement and disposal and capacity building of key

stakeholders in the procurement cycle.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

A minimum of a Bachelors Degree in Procurement and Supplies Management or

its equivalent. A Masters Degree in the same field is an added advantage.

Minimum of 4 years work experience at senior management level in a fairly large

organization, preferably donor funded with practical experience in

using/implementing PPDA laws and regulations and international procurement.

Membership of CIPS (Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply is an added

advantage). Good communication and interpersonal skills. Proficiency in various

MS office packages and working knowledge of English and local language(s) are

crucial.

Hard working, trust-worthy, and holding the highest levels of integrity and

confidentiality. Possess advanced contracts formulation, evaluation and

negotiation skills. Must be flexible, reliable, able to work under pressure. Ability to

use Software packages like Navision. Possess strong leadership skills, be able to

motivate and infl uence others. Be able to think creatively and strategically, have

excellent judgment and be able to work in a changing environment.

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

Or Send by E-mail to:- info@rhsp.org

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