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Monday, July 17, 2017

Procurement Manager Job at Aga Khan University - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Procurement Manager

Jobs at:
Aga Khan University

Deadline of this Job:
not later than 31st July, 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
The Aga Khan University (AKU) is a private, not-for-profit, international University first established in 1983; with 13 teaching sites in eight countries. AKU has seven hospitals and over 250 outreach health centres. The University is a non-denominational institution open to all, irrespective of religion, ethnicity, gender or national origin. Since 2001, AKU has offered academic programmes in nursing, medicine and education for East African Countries. The Aga Khan University will establish a campus in Kampala Uganda.
AKU invites applications for the following position;
Procurement Manager
Reporting to the Project Director, the Procurement Manager will be responsible for the entire procurement, inventory management and distribution function for the AKUH Kampala Project. This includes ensuring timely and cost effective purchase of supplies, owner furnished material and equipment for the project.
  • Working with the approved Consultant/s coordinate the entire process of documentation, tendering and contract award
  • Supervising the procurement functions of construction related material
  • Managing the purchase of medical and non-medical equipment and supplies
  • Overseeing all inventory management functions, quality control, warehousing and distribution.
  • Ensuring the procurement process is executed effectively keeping in mind the institutional objective of cost effectiveness, customer satisfaction and quality standards
  • Managing inventory levels and plan the purchasing to avoid express couriers and air lifting of cargo
  • Ensuring compliance with institutional procurement procedures and ethical supply chain management conduct, thereby maintaining complete transparency in all purchasing decisions
  •  Prequalifying suppliers and ensuring annual appraisal / evaluation
To qualify the applicants must:
  • Master in Business Administration
  • Professional Qualification in Supply Chain Management
  • Experience in procurement in a health care set would be an added advantage
Job application procedure
Candidates meeting the above requirements are invited to email their application, curriculum vitae, names of three referees and copies of certificates & testimonials to  so as to reach not later than 31st July, 2017. Only short listed candidates will be contacted