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Friday, June 30, 2017

Procurement Officer Job at Baylor-Uganda - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Procurement Officer

Jobs at:
Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation –Uganda

Deadline of this Job:
by 12 July 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda) is an indigenous not-for-profit child health and development organisation affiliated to the Baylor College of Medicine International Paediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI), a Network of paediatric HIV/AIDS care and treatment Children’s Clinical Centres of Excellence and international program offices in 11 countries across Africa, Eastern Europe and North America.

Reporting to the Procurement Coordinator, the successful candidate will review and monitor the implementation of the procurement cycle policy and guidelines for the timely availability of quality goods works and services at the most competitive prices in line with Baylor- Uganda’s mission

Overall responsibilities:
The Procurement Officer Carries out market surveys under the guidance of the procurement manager in accordance to the Baylor-Uganda policy and procurement guidelines, organize the relevant information/documents to be used in both the Evaluation and Contracts committee meetings then take and file minutes, Keep and update procurement records on a quarterly basis relating to suppliers, different user department procurement needs, approved contracts, Receiving, recording and distributing incoming mails in Procurement unit, Make follow up of supplies to be delivered within the stipulated delivery period according to the terms of the order/contract/agreement and give feedback to users as regards the progress of their requisitions, Provide technical support to user departments in specification development and contract management, Preparation of Purchase order documentation and contracts of goods, services and works, Establish and document the supplier’s service delivery given the user’s remarks for future reference then prepare documents for payments to suppliers and verify the user s as per procurement manual.
Required Qualification, Experience and Competencies:

  • A University degree in Business Administration (procurement), Professional Qualifications (e.g. CIPS). A Master’s degree in Procurement is an added advantage
  • The candidate must have at least 3 -5 years of experience in procurement
Behavioural competencies:

  • Team and communication skills (both oral and written) and with strong management and analytical skills.
  • Must be dynamic, Persuasive and convincing, self- motivated and able to demonstrate high initiative
Job application procedure
If you believe that you are the right candidate for the above positions, please email your application to:

Applications should include a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact and three traceable professional references; and should be emailed or hand delivered by 12 July 2017. You must have at least a credit 6 in MATHEMATICS and ENGLISH at Ordirnary Level (UCE). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. An approved Medical Check-up report from a recommended health centre for successful candidates is a requirement at entry.

Applications should be addressed to:
NB: Detailed Job Descriptions can be accessed on the Baylor Uganda Website: