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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Head of PDU Job at Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Head of PDU

Jobs at:
Uganda Investment Authority (UIA)

Deadline of this Job:
Not Later than September 29, 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Uganda investment Authority (UIA), set up under the investment code 1991 is a statutory agency mandated to initiate and support measures that enhance investment in Uganda and to advise Government on appropriate policies conducive for investment promotion and growth. UiA invites applications tram suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant position.
Job Title: Head of PDU (1 post)
Reporting to: The Executive Director
Job Summary: The Head. PDU, is responsible for developing and implementing annual ; procurement plans to ensure timely availability of materials and services needed to implement UiA's approved work plans.
Specific Responsibilities:
  • Advising Management on trends, issues. problems and activities relating to best practice in procurement.
  • Developing UiA‘s annual procurement plan and budgets for approval
  • Developing a data base on qualified suppliers at goods and services needed by the Authority
  • Administering the procurement process in coordination with user departments/units to acquire and make available required goods and services in the quantity. quality and time needed.
  • Ensuring compliance with the provisions of 1 Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets (PPDA) Act. regulations and procedures.
  • Providing relevant information advice to UIA staff to enable them to comply with PPDA regulations and procedures.
  • Participating in strategy formulation and implementation.
  • Preparing periodic performance reports.
Key Results Areas:
  • Annual procurement plans and budgets approved in a timely manner
  • Required supplies (goods and services) made available in a timely manner
  • Departmental performance reports prepared and submitted in a Timely manner.
Person Specifications
  • AT least a degree in Procurement and Supply Chain Management or The equivalent from a recognised institution
  • Minimum of 5 years hands on experience in managing The procurement function preferably in a public institution. Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies (CIPS) Graduate Diploma or The equivalent from a recognised Institutions.
  • Full membership To chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply or The equivalent from a recognised body is an added advantage
Job application procedure
Applications with comprehensive Cvs, copies of certificates and/or Testimonials together with The application's Telephone contact, names, addresses and Telephone numbers of three referees shall be by registered delivery To:
The Executive Director
Uganda investment Authority
P.O. Box 7418, Kampala.

Not Later than September 29, 2017
  • UIA accepts no liability for incomplete submission, late or misdirected Transmission of applications
  • Note". Only short listed applicants will be contacted for interviews
  • Any form of canvassing will lead To automatic disqualification.
  • Uganda Investment Authority is an equal opportunity employer