Job Vacancy for Head of Procurement and Disposal Unit (1 post)

By Uganda Investment Authority

Job Summary: The Head of PDU shall be at the level of a Deputy Director and shall be responsible for developing and implementing annual procurement plans to ensure timely availability of materials and services needed to implement UIA’s approved work plans.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Advising Management on trends, issues, problems and activities relating to best practice in procurement.
  • Developing UIA‘s annual procurement plan and budgets for approval
  • Developing a data base on qualified suppliers of goods and services needed by the Authority.
  • Administering the procurement process in coordination with user departments/units to acquire and make available required goods and services in the quantity, quality and time needed.
  • Ensuring compliance with the provisions of Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets (PPDA) Act regulations and procedures.
  • Providing relevant information advice to UIA staff to enable them to comply with PPDA regulations and procedures.
  • Participating in strategy formulation and implementation.
  • Preparing periodic performance reports.

Key Results Areas:

  • Annual procurement plans and budgets approved in a timely manner
  • Required supplies (goods and services) made available in a timely manner
  • Departmental performance reports prepared and submitted in a timely manner.

Qualifications and Experience.

  • Must possess a  Masters of Science degree in Procurement and Supply Chain Management or Masters of Business Administration (majoring in Procurement) from a recognized institution  
  • A bachelor’s degree in Procurement and Supply Chain Management or a degree in Business Administration (majoring in Procurement) or any relevant qualifications from a recognized institution.
  • Minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience in managing the procurement function preferably in a public institution.
  • Possession of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies (CIPS) Graduate Diploma or the equivalent from recognized Institutions.
  • Full membership to chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply or The equivalent from a recognized body is an added advantage

How to apply:

Interested candidates should send their Cover letters with updated CVs and certified academic certificates and transcripts no later than Monday 7th September 2020 by 5:00 pm to the address below;

Ag. Director General,

Uganda Investment Authority

P.o.Box, 7418 Kampala

Plot 22B Lumumba Avenue

2nd Floor TWED Plaza, Nakasero

Kampala Uganda.