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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Procurement Manager Job at Agricultural Business Initiative Group - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Procurement Manager

Jobs at:

Agricultural Business Initiative Group

Deadline of this Job:
13th April 2019
Duty Station:
Kampala , Uganda , East Africa , 00256 , UG

Date Posted: 8th April 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full_Time , Currency: UGX , Value: 1500000 , Minimum: 1050000 , Maximum: 4500000 , Period: MONTH
Organization Background:
The Agricultural Business Initiative Group is a social enterprise with the overall vision to contribute to ‘a competitive and sustainable agriculture and agribusiness sector in Uganda in support of equitable wealth creation in Uganda’. The aBi Group consists of two companies Limited by Guarantee, aBi Development (formerly aBi Trust) and aBi Finance.
The main focus of aBi Development is to increase agricultural production and value addition by extending matching grants and business development services (BDS) to agribusinesses, farmer organizations and intermediaries. The grants and BDS enhance planning and management, production and business infrastructure, and upstream and downstream market linkages of producers and agribusinesses. aBi Finance expands access to business finance for agricultural producers and agribusinesses by offering to Financial Institutions (Fls), financial incentives and infrastructure that make lending to the agricultural sector more attractive and less risky. Under the Financial Services Development (FSD) programme aBi Finance provides matching grants to Fls to build institutional capacity for enhancing the provision of financial services and increase outreach in rural areas. aBi seeks to recruit the following positions:
The Procurement Manager shall lead the implementation of the procurement strategy for the timely, cost effective acquisition of goods and services that results in added value to aBi and meet the standards of international best practice and aBi regulations.

Job application procedure
Detailed job descriptions can be downloaded from the aBi website Please send your applications to clearly indicating the position title in the email subject line. Deadline for submissions is Thursday, 13th April, 2019 at 5:00pm. Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to disqualification. Hardcopy applications will not be accepted.

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