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Friday, April 6, 2018

Contracts & Procurement Manager Job at John Snow, Inc ( JSI ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Contracts & Procurement Manager

Jobs at:
John Snow, Inc ( JSI )

Deadline of this Job:
20th April 2018

Duty Station:
Uganda




Job details:
John Snow, Inc ( JSI ), a leader in the field of international public health, is currently recruiting for a Contracts & Procurements Manager, Finance Manager, Human Resources & Administration Manager, Grants Manager and Senior Health Systems Strengthening Advisor position is for the Regional Health integration to Enhance Services-North, Lango (RHITES-N, Lango) Project, funded by the USAID. RHITES-N, Lango will improve the use of integrated health services in Northern Uganda’s Lango region and strengthen the health system to sustain gains made by earlier projects.

RHITES-N, Lango will contribute to improving key population based national health indicators; build the capacity of the Ugandan government to carry out a sustainable and locally driven response to the HIV epidemic, while also improving TB, malaria, nutrition, MNCH+A, and WASH outcomes. JSI will work with Ugandan stakeholders to design and implement health system strengthening strategies to scale up high-impact, evidence-based interventions at the national, sub-regional, district, and community levels. Interventions will include VMMC, virtual elimination of mother—to-child transmission of HIV, antiretroviral therapy, and condom education and distribution. .JSI will focus where the greatest impact can be realized, with a priority on hard-to-reach and high-HIV-prevalence locations.

RHITES-N, Lango is a five-year contract. The JSI team includes Amref Health Africa, Africa CUAMM, Another Option, and Medical Concierge Group.
Post: Contracts & Procurement Manager

JOB SUMMARY:
The Contracts & Procurements Manager is a full-time position and will be based in Lira, Uganda. S/he will manage all protect procurement, ensuring transparency and process integrity in accordance with USAID regulations, JSl Corporate policies and procedures and local laws. S/he will oversee the RFP/RFQ process, including drafting the RFP/RFD and scope of work, leading evaluations, overseeing bidder selection, supporting technical and cost analysis, leading negotiations, and drafting and executing purchase order/contracts. S/he will also oversee all project construction procurements, contracts and activities, to ensure high standards of workmanship and compliance with Ugandan and international environmental standards. S/he report to the Director of Finance & Administration.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Business/Procurement and/or project management-related degree: Bachelors, Masters preferred
  • Minimum of seven (7) years’ experience in a procurement related leadership position, five (5) of which must have been at managerial level for international development projects supported by the USAID;
  • Working knowledge and understanding of US government procurement policies and federal rules and regulations;
Job application procedure
Interested candidates should send CVs to ug-rhites-n@ug.jsi.com