Thursday, July 27, 2017

Procurement Officer Job at Infectious Disease Institute ( IDI ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Procurement Officer

Jobs at:
Infectious Disease Institute ( IDI )

Deadline of this Job:
Friday 4th August, 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
The mission of the infectious Diseases Institute (IDIJ is to strengthen health systems in Africa. with strong emphasis an infectious diseases. through research and capacity development. IDI has five operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment; Training, Research and Laboratory services (provided through a partnership with the Makerere University-Johns Hopkins University Core Lab) and Outreach.
So as to support the operations of the Finance and Administration department, lDl is seeking to recruit for the following position
Position: Procurement Officer
Reports to: Procurement Manager
General Summary: The Procurement Officer shall provide procurement support in all IDI procurement functions including both local and international purchases, covering a range of requirements from medical drugs, laboratory equipment and supplies, office supplies; IT related requirements, renovations, and service agreements among others.
Responsibilities and Duties:
The Procurement Officer will provide Procurement support services in all IDI procurement functions in accordance with IDI procurement procedures
  •  Check and prepare specifications, terms of reference & statement of requirements in liaison with user departments.
  •  Preparing and issuing Request tor quotations or Request for Proposals
  • Conduct evaluation of bids and make appropriate recommendations to the procurement committee and users.
  •  In liaise with stores staff, verify the delivered items tor completeness of requested quantities and compliance with quality specifications.
  • Ensure safe custody and systematic tiling of purchase orders, agreements and all relevant records.
    Monitors contractor/vendor performance to ensure compliance with all terms and conditions.
    Prepare evaluation of vendor offers for submission to the respective procurement committee tor consideration and award.
  •  Prepare Purchase orders and agreements for the respective suppliers/ providers.
  • Work with the IDI managers and staff as part of an effective and collegial team to achieve IDI goals and objectives
  • In Liaison with the finance team. follow up vendor invoices to ensure timely payment.
  •  Carry out any other assignments as may be allocated by the supervisor.
Essential Educational requirements:
  • A University degree in Procurement & Supply chain management, Business Administration or any related field from a recognized institution.
  • Professional qualification or part qualification in the relevant field shall be an added advantage
  • A minimum of three years‘ experience in procurement and supply chain management in a busy reputable organization
  •  Should have good interpersonal skills
  •  Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a busy environment and under minimum supervision .
  •  Computer skills in MS. office and Navision ERP shall be an added advantage Please indicate the position applied for on your envelope.
Job application procedure
Qualified and interested persons who wish to apply may hand-deliver or email an application letter with a detailed CV, naming at least two professional referees. to: The Senior Manager. Human Resources
infectious Diseases institute;
P. O. Box 22418, Kampala. 
Deadline for receipt of applications is Friday 4th August, 2017.
IDI is an equal employment organization and does not solicit for any tees at any stage of the recruitment process.