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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Procurement Officer Job at MRC/UVRI Uganda Research - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Procurement Officer

Jobs at:
MRC/UVRI Uganda Research

Deadline of this Job:
22 December 2017

Duty Station:
Entebbe, Uganda

Established in 1988, the MRC/UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS is an internationally recognized Center of excellence for research on HIV infection and related diseases, contributing knowledge on the evolving epidemic, the evaluation of innovative health care options, treatment and prevention, and the development of health policy and practice in Africa and worldwide. The Unit’s head offices are located at the Uganda Virus Research Institute - Entebbe Campus, and the main research activities in Masaka, Kalungu, Kampala and Wakiso districts, including the peri-urban areas of Entebbe.
Procurement Officer

Reporting to the Senior Procurement Officer.
The Procurement Officer will be responsible for providing efficient and timely procurement services for the Unit both locally and internationally ensuring best value for money at all times and upholding the highest standards of ethical conduct in all dealings with suppliers and contractors as a result, being compliant with the UK fraud and bribery Act, Ugandan Public Procurement
Some Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparing and issuing of purchase orders for local and international purchases in the Navision accounting system with all associated tasks.
  • Conducting daily update of the intranet on all progress pertaining to the daily procurement transactions.
  • Solicitation for quotations and analysing the quotations in a way that fully complies with all relevant purchasing SOP and policies.
  • Supporting the tender process with all associated tasks for values above £20,000.
  • Ensure that services offered by a supplier match the specifications, terms of references and scope of works for goods, services and draft contracts in liaison with project leaders and users. Check out the website tor details
Required Qualification, Experience and Competencies:
  • Bachelor Degree in Procurement and Supply Chain Management.
  • Full/Part CIPS will be of an added advantage.
  • Two years’ work experience in a busy procurement office of an international organization
  • Experience working with the Navision ERP package and knowledge of Ugandan Public Procurement Act
1. Please, quote the following position codes in the subject line of the email:

  • Procurement Officer- P0127
2. Fill the following online forms accordingly after submitting the application documents on the e-mail below

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Job application procedure
Please email your application to Applications should include a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact and three traceable professional references. Deadline is 22 December 2017
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. Note that academic qualifications will be subjected to verification by the issuing institutions. Applications should be addressed to:
The Human Resource and Administration Manager
MRC/UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS