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Saturday, March 9, 2019

Procurement & Logistics Officer Job at Soroti Fruits Limited - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Procurement & Logistics Officer

Jobs at:
Soroti Fruits Limited

Deadline of this Job:
Friday 22nd March 2019
Duty Station:

Soroti , Uganda , East Africa , 00256 , UG

Date Posted: 8th March 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full_Time , Currency: UGX , Value: 1000000 , Minimum: 700000 , Maximum: 3000000 , Period: MONTH
SOROTI FRUITS LIMITED (SOFTE) is a fruit processing plant and a subsidiary of Uganda Development Corporation (UDC). The company islo produce ready to drink fruit juice as well as concentrates from Ugandan produced fruits notably Oranges, Mangoes and Pineapples. SOFTEtherefore invites applications from stable candidates to the vacant position below
4 Job Title & Number of Vacancies Procurement & Logistics Office (1)
Reports to Finance and Administration Manager
Duty Station: Soroti
Job Summary
Effectively execute procurement of goods works and services in line with the factory's material and supplies' needs and in line with the PPDA regulations
Main Duties
• Oversee the management, administration, and supervision of the factory's purchasing programs.
• Ensure consistent implementation and continuous improvement of the factory's 1 procurement policies
• Analyze procurement requirements and select the most appropriate methods based on interpretation and assessment of established policies, practices and experience .
• Plan, organize and lead the bid solicitation process including drafting and issuing request for Quotations (RFQs) and developing bid evaluation criteria to enable the factory get the best value .
• Work with user departments to ensure that the quantity and specification of goods and services to be procured are property determined and accurately specited.
• Maintain relationships with leading local and international vendors.
• Maintain records of purchases, usage and inventory levels and advise on materials to order levels.
• Coordinate reporting and monitoring of procurement plans including processes and procedures for compliance and system improvement
• Manage the vendor database to ensure the best possible go to Market vendor for acquisition of secure compelle cou of materials and services
• Analyze market and delivery systems for assessing present and future availability of materials and services
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
• Bachelor Degree in Logistics & Procurement Management, Business Administration (BBA) or related field.
• Postgraduate qualification in Purchasing and Supply will be an added advantage
• Certificate recognized by the professional males management governing body and certificate in Supply Chain Management or equivalent will be added advantage
• 3 years cognate experience in Procurement/Supply Chain Management preferably in factory setting, FMCG most desired.
• Thorough knowledge of PPDA rules and regulations.
• High level of individual initiative, planning and good judgment
• Demonstrated ability to make judgment and decision with respect to procurement within delegated authority
• Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information
• Personal integrity and excellent communication skills
• Concentration, accuracy and attention to details are required
• Good computer skills

Job application procedure
Applications accompanied with detailed curriculum Vitae, copies of academic transcripts and certificates, telephone contact, names and addresses of three referees should be addressed to
The Chief Executive Officer,
Soroti Fruits Limited,
Plot 1-4, Pineapple Road, Soros Industrial & Business Park, Arapai,
P.O.Box 154, Soroti.
Online Applications:
Deadline for receipt of applications: Friday 22nd March 2019