Procurement Manager Job at Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Procurement Manager

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU)

Deadline of this Job:
05 August 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, August 03, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Detailed Terms of Reference for the Position of Procurement Manager
A. Background:
Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) is a membership-based organization with members structured in 12 sectors that mirror the economy. PSFU has moved to use a sectoral approach to ensure that its members are satisfied

B. Duties and Responsibilities:
The Duties and Functions of the Procurement Manager Shall Include, But Are Not Limited to:
a) Take charge and be accountable for the procurement and disposal function of the PSFU,
b) Provide advisory to management on the procurement practice with the aim of ensuring that policies and procedures are established with the aim of achieving efficiency, effectiveness and value for money in all procurements
c) Update the PSFU procurement policies and procedures including a establishing procurement tracking system,
d) Management of the procurement function for the acquisition of Consultancy services, other services (e.g., training and workshops), goods and civil works in accordance with the PSFU Guidelines
e) In close consultation with Directorates, Projects and functional units, prepare procurement plans including periodic updates
f) In consultation with the different User departments, prepare solicitation documents for acquisition of goods, works and services;
g) Coordinate and be in charge of the various procurement stages comprising solicitation of service providers, receipt of bids, evaluation of the bids, award, contract management, documentation and reporting in accordance with PSFU Guidelines,
h) Draw relevant contractual documents in accordance with PSFU Guidelines
i) Ensure that the PSFU Guidelines are followed at all the different procurement stages including ensuring that "no-objection" is obtained where required during the procurement processes;
j) In Consultation with the user departments, appraise and prepare a report regarding performance of all service providers (suppliers, contractors and consultants) in meeting their contractual obligations and administer maintenance contracts; Establish a database of contractors, suppliers and other service providers,
k) Establish and Maintain procurement files and records, and ensure the project records are well kept and maintained. Monitor the progress in procurement through regular updates of the procurement plans and Prepare quarterly procurement progress reports,
l) Attend to procurement queries, disputes, and complaints and report on contract awards and progress in accordance with PSFU Guidelines
m) Manage Equipment Warranties, insurance and Contractor Performance Securities (defects liability period);
n) Provide advice to management on all procurement issues;
o) Any other assignment by the Executive Director.

C. Qualifications and Experience:
The Procurement Manager will have the following qualifications:
• University Degree from a reputable University in Procurement, Commerce, Business Administration, Economics, Engineering, Law or any other related discipline,
• Must have a full membership of CIPS (MCIPS)
• Master’s Degree in any of the disciplines listed above or any related field
• Post graduate training/qualifications in procurement, logistics or related field will be an added advantage.
• A minimum of five years’ experience in procurement in a large private organization/institution or project, with at least two 5 years of experience at managerial level
• Demonstrable understanding of the public procurement laws of Uganda,
• Computer literacy in the use of word processor, spreadsheets and any other applications used in the procurement function.
• Proven integrity and clean record in managing procurement.

D. Reporting:
The Procurement Manager will report to the Director Human Resources & Results

E. Terms of Service and Duration:
The Procurement Manager will be offered a two contract with a possibility of renewal, subject to satisfactory performance. The remuneration is attractive and competitive.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Postgraduate Degree


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Job application procedure
Further details about the requirements of each position can be found on the PSFU
Qualified interested candidates should submit applications strictly online using the following link not later than 5th August, 2021 addressed to
Executive Director
Private Sector Foundation Uganda
Plot 43 Nakasero Hill Road
P. O. Box 7683, Kampala

Only short listed applicants will be contacted. Female candidates are encouraged to apply. Canvassing will automatically disqualify any candidate

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Job Info
Job Category: Logistics/ Transportation/ Procurement jobs in Uganda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 05 August 2021
Duty Station: Kampala
Posted: 03-08-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 03-08-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 03-08-2065
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