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Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Procurement Officer Job at Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Procurement Officer 

Jobs at:
Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC)

Deadline of this Job:
7th December 2018 

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda 

Date Posted: 7th December 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time

The Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) is Uganda's leading independent policy think tank with an economics focus. Its mandate is to provide policy oriented research and other forms of analytical support to inform policy processes in Uganda The Centre has repositioned itself as a Go-To Policy Think Tank within the wider East Africa region. EPRC uses resources from Government of Uganda and Think Tank Initiative (TTI) under the International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
The Centre is searching for qualified persons with sound professional integrity to f'ill the positions indicated below.
 Job title: Procurement Officer
(1 position)
Reports to: Director, Finance & Shared Services
Main role
  •  To effectively and efficiently manage the procurement and disposal function of the Centre as per EPRC's procurement policies and procedures and PPDA Guidelines and Procedures through the application of best practices in professional procurement and inventory management;
  •  Offer advice and direction to staff and management, as required, with regard to best practices in procurement;
    Job Requirements
  •  A good University degree from a reputable University in Procurement or Supply Chain Management or Commerce, Business Administration with specialization in Procurement, or Supply Chain Management or postgraduate diploma in Procurement, or Supply Chain Management
  •  Professional qualification membership of Procurement./ Purchasing in Supply Chain Management like ClPS,
  •  At least three (3) years of progressive work experience as a Procurement Officer or related position
  •  Solid knowledge and understanding of procurement processes, policies, and systems
Job application procedure
Detailed duties and responsibilities for each of the advertised positions are available on the EPRC website:  EPRC is an equal opportunity employer. An application letter, accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae (CV); names and addresses of three (3) referees (at least one of whom must be a current/former employer), and copies of academic documents should be sent to the email address:  not later than Friday 7th December 2018, 4 p.m. East African Time.
Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted. Late applications will not be accepted, Applicants must indicate clearly in the subject heading of both email and their application letter which position they are applying for.