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Thursday, May 16, 2019

Senior Procurement Officer Job at Case Hospital - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Senior Procurement Officer [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Health Care , Category: Administrative & Office ]

Jobs at: Case Hospital

Deadline of this Job:
22nd May 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: 15th May 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
Case Hospital is an 80-bed modern facility equipped with the latest technologies in health-care. Case is a full-service hospital with dedicated and professional staff; state-of-the-art Operating Theatre, Intensive Care Unit, Dialysis Unit, Children’s Ward, Full range of imaging: Digital X-ray, Flouroscopy, CT Scan, MRI, Mammogram, Cardiography, Ultra sound, Laboratories, Immunization and HIV management.
The facility is renowned for excellence in all medical specialties with both out-patient and in-patients’ care. Other services include physiotherapy, ambulance services and a dedicated Labor-Suite with antenatal and postnatal care. The facility is open 24 hours, seven days a week.
The Senior Procurement Officer is a supply chain and logistics professional with specificity in ensuring cost-effective purchase of all materials and services as required by the procurement plan whilst ensuring quality control and compliance with the Company’s policies and procedures.
The Senior Procurement Officer’s responsibilities include strategizing to find quality and cost-effective purchases. He/she ensures an efficient and effective supply chain for the hospital..

• Devise and use fruitful sourcing strategies
• Initiate business and organization partnerships
• Negotiate with external vendors to secure advantageous terms
• Approve the ordering of necessary goods and services
• Finalize purchase details of orders and deliveries
• Put together new contracts and service delivery agreements.
• Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
• Collaborate with key persons to ensure clarity of the specifications and expectations of the Hospital
• Perform risk management for supply contracts and agreements
• Control spend and build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs

• BSc degree in supply chain management and logistics
• Must also be a member the Chartered Institutes of Procurement and Supply ( CIPS)

• Three years proven working experience as a Senior Procurement Officer or Procurement Manager
• Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques as well as a dexterity in “reading” the market

• Talent in negotiations and networking
• Aptitude in decision-making and working with numbers
• Experience in collecting and analyzing data
• Strong leadership capabilities skills
• Ability to work in a team
• Very good communication skills

Job Qualifications: Not Specified

Job application procedure
Please bring your application (CV, Cover letter, diplomas and certificates) to HR Department at Case Hospital or apply on our website , clearly indicating the position being applied for. Closing date for all applications is Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 at 5pm.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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