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Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Procurement Officer Job at Edes & Associates - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Procurement Officer 

Jobs at:
Edges & Associates 

Deadline of this Job:
21st September 2018 at 5:00pm 

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda 

Date Posted: 03 September 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time 


About the Company
our client is committed to improving lives through providing efficient and sustainable health care supply chain management solutions through delivering life saving medicines equipment and other medical supplies to over two million Ugandans Our client is seeking; dynamic credible and qualified individuals to fill the following position

Position : Procurement Officer
Reports to : Procurement Manager
Duty Station : Kampala

Overall Purpose of the Job:
To ensure the program procurements are carried out in line with the procurement policy and best practices.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities
  • Ensure that the selected products are in accordance with the National Treatment Guidelines, National Drug Authority Register, USFDA and USG standards and guidelines.
  • Ensure that accurate forecasts are developed and translated into procurement plans and budgets.
  • Liaise with Ministry of Health officials to ensure approval of procurement plans and budgets for integration into the National procurement plan.
  • Support the bidding and tending process and carryout negotiations with suppliers in line with best practice.
  • Undertake periodic global supplier price surveys to benchmark against the existing supplier prices and competition.
  • Develop and implement systems and tools tor accurate and harmonized forecasting.
  • Review technical specifications and TOR: to ensure they conform to and assure attainment of value for money for the organization's objectives.
  • Maintain up-to-date trackers and tools including product Quality Assurance and Third-party procurements.
  • Support supplier performance monitoring, evaluation and reporting.
  • Support Procurement of Third Party items.
Education requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy, Procurement & Logistics Management/Procurement & Supply Chain Management, or any other related field.
  • Professional qualification in CIPS is an added advantage.
Minimum experience:
  • 5-8 year's relevant work experience in procurement with a reputable g organization.
Knowledge, Skills and attitude required:
  • Knowledge of the PPDA, NDA, National Treatment guidelines, USFDA, World Bank. USG and Global fund guidelines
  • Knowledge of the procurement best practices
  • Excellent communication, negotiating and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to handle flexible working hours.
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Excellent analytical and numeracy skills
Job application procedure
Interested candidate for the above position should submit their detailed Curriculum Vitae to The Human Capital and Business Manager. Edes & Associate: Consultant: Limited, Plot 22 Entebbe Road, Bound Plaza, 6th Floor, P.0 Box 21984 Kampala-Uganda . Or email them to: Deadline for receiving applications; is 21st September 2018 at 5:00pm Our client is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity within the work place. Our Client does not in any way encourage or facilitate any form of canvassing for jobs, solicit for money or gifts from anyone that is applying for a job. Should anyone contact you for any money. facilitation or gift to procure a vacancy, they MUST he immediately reported to the relevant authorities.