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Monday, September 4, 2017

Procurement Officer Job at Uganda Petroleum Institute-Kigumba ( UPIK ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Procurement Officer

Jobs at:
Uganda Petroleum Institute-Kigumba ( UPIK )

Deadline of this Job:
within two (2) weeks from 4th/09/2017

Duty Station:
Kigumba, Uganda

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Job details:
Uganda Petroleum institute-Kigumba (UPIK) was established by the Statutory instrument N0. 3 of 2011 — Universities and other Tertiary institutes Act (establishment of Uganda Petroleum institute - Kigumba) in July 2011. The Mandate of UPIK is to provide a world class education in Petroleum Engineering in order to support the Petroleum Sector in Uganda.
UPIK now invites applications from suitably qualified Ugandans who are self oriented with proven integrity to fill the following post in the institute’s established structure.
JOB TITLE: Procurement Officer
Number of Vacancies: 01
Terms of Employment: Contract of 5 years (Renewable)
Salary/Remunerations (Scale): Attractive
Reports to: institute Secretary
Age: 25 — 40 years
Duty Station: Kigumba
QUALIFICATIONS
  • A bachelors (Hon) degree in procurement, purchasing or logistics and supply chain management from a recognized Institution.
  • Professional qualification in supply Chain Management (CIPS) is an added advantage
  • Should be a person of high integrity
  • Should have in-depth knowledge of laws governing procurement.
  • Should have well developed communication and interpersonal relationship skills
EXPERIENCE
  • At least one (1) years’ working experience in a reputable organization.
DUTIES
  • To implement all procurement and logistic activities of the institute
  • To Confirm with end users the basis of their estimated costs on the procurement requisitions, in order to determine the appropriate procurement method
  • To provide regulatory guiding principles of the law and explain it to the end users in relation to their procurement requirements
  • To develop appropriate terms and conditions of the proposed contract in consultation with the end users or technical specialists
  • To ensure various procurement requirements do comply with UPIK policies
  • To implement UPIK inventory policy and keep procurement registers up-to-date
  • To identify, mitigate and escalate procurement risks to enable the Organization meet its obligation
  •  Explaining procurement processes and requirement to responsible officers and persuading them to adopt best practices, given the complexity of procurement.
  • To maintain all procurement related documentation and manage both internal and external relationship.
Job application procedure
lf you meet the above, please submit your application in Triplicate with detailed CV and attachments to: The Principal, Uganda Petroleum institute Kigumba, P.0.Box 187, Bweyale-Kiryandongo District.