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Monday, April 23, 2018

Senior Procurement Officer Job at Uganda Management Institute (UMI) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Senior Procurement Officer

Jobs at:
Uganda Management Institute (UMI)

Deadline of this Job:
not later than 3:00 pm. Monday 7th May, 2018.

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Uganda Management Institute (UMI) is a Management Development Institute with a Mission “to Excel in Developing Practical and Sustainable Administration, Leadership and Management Capacity". It provides management training, consultancy and research services in response to the demands of the public, private, development partners, CSOs; the institute offers high quality career development management courses at Certiļ¬cate, Diploma, Postgraduate Diploma and Higher Degree Levels. The institute’s activities are currently carried out at the main campus in Kampala and its Branches in Mbarara, Gulu and Mbale.

In order to carry out its functions efficiently and effectively, the Institute seeks to recruit suitably qualified persons in the full time posts of;
- Salary scale: UM3b
- Duty Station: Kampala
- Immediate supervisor: Director general

d) Main Purpose:
To plan, coordinate, and manage the procurement and disposal of assets function of the Institute to ensure value for money.

e) Key Result Areas (KRAs)
  • Resources of the Procurement Unit planned, budgeted and controlled;
  • Conformity with Government procurement regulations enforced;
  • Procurement and disposal of assets process coordinated;
  • Functionality of the Contracts Committee supported;
  • Effective and efficient procurement system enforced;
  • Timely technical advice to the Accounting Officer Contracts Committee and Institute Governing Council members, on matters pertaining to procurement provided;
  • Staff members of the procurement secretariat guided and developed.
I) Person Specifications
  • A Master’s Degree in Procurement Purchasing and Supplies or an equivalent professional qualification;
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Honors) in Procurement Purchasing and Supplies, Business Administration, Commerce, Law, Transport and Logistics or in Procurement related field;
Full Professional qualification in Supply Chain Management (CIPS) plus a Post Graduate Diploma in Public Procurement Management from a recognized awarding institution;

  • Should have a minimum of live (5) years relevant working experience three (3) of which should have been gained at a supervisory level from a reputable organization; and
  • Must be a Member of the Chartered institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS),
A competitive basic salary, complemented by a gratuity scheme and housing, transport and medical allowances will be provided.
Job application procedure
Fill in the application form (found on the UMI website: ) Include a comprehensive CV, certified copies of transcripts and certificates, copies of relevant appointment letters.
Submit hard-copies to the address below not later than 3:00 pm. Monday 7th May, 2018.
The Human Resource Manager
Uganda Management Institute
Plot 44-52 Jinja Road
P.0. Box 20131, Kampala
Tel: 0312259722/265138/265139/265140