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Procurement Officer (Full Time)

Uganda Development and Health Associates (UDHA) strives to empower, promote and strengthen key health and development interventions in communities we work. We envision a society in which people are fully empowered to manage their health and development needs. UDHA is Sub Recipient to Global Fund (UGA-C-TASO 1449) under the new funding model implemented in partnership with TASO and aims to support the implementation of Uganda’s Response to the HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis. UDHA requires the services of dedicated, competent, innovative and result-oriented individuals for employment on a contract basis for the posts below;

Job Title:  Procurement Officer (Full Time)

Reports to: Executive Officer

Location: UDHA headquarters in Iganga, with frequent travels in the districts of operation

Job Summary

Reporting to the
Executive Officer, the Procurement Officer is responsible for the efficient
coordination and management of procurement functions for UDHA. S/he procures
Program supplies, services and equipment, whilst ensuring best practices and
maintaining audit-compliant records.

Job Specificationsqualification and
Requirements of the Post

  • Bachelor’s
    degree in procurement and supply chain management
  • At
    least 2 years work experience managing procurements in an NGO environment
  • Deep understanding and experience of managing USAID  and Global Fund procurements so as to support
    UDHA to adhere to donor procurement guidelines
  •  Familiarity with
    programs and their linkage with procurement processes
  •  Fluent spoken and
    written English
  • Analytical and pays attention to detail
  • Demonstrated honesty and integrity standards
  • Good communication skills and positive attitude to team work

Job Responsibilities

  • Ensure implementation and / or
    maintenance of UDHA procurement policies and procedures.
  • Ensuring that procurement is
    carried out in accordance to UDHA and donor-specific polices.
  • Participate in all the
    procurement committee meetings.
  • Coordination with Finance,
    Administration and program departments to ensure integrated internal
    controls, timely payment of vendors and full, auditable support
  • Ensuring that a transparent and
    responsive procurement process is implemented and maintained.
  • Routine communication,
    coordination and planning with the relevant requesting staff / programs
    regarding the order and delivery of supplies.
  • Ensuring that all Supplies,
    services and equipment required are delivered in time.
  • Establishment and maintenance
    of ethical, professional working relationships with suppliers.
  • Maintain supplier information
    for regularly purchased items, and be informed of current local market
  • Support and provide the
    appropriate training for procurement and program staff as required.
  • Manage performance of any line
    reports in department
  • Any other duties or tasked
    delegated by the supervisor.

Application Procedure:
Interested competent and qualified persons should send their applications,
curriculum vitae, certified copies of Academic transcripts, day time telephone
contacts and e-mail addresses of three referees not later than 21st February
2020, 5:00 p.m. addressed to the; – The Acting Executive Officer, Uganda
Development and Health Associates, P. O. Box 77, Iganga. Electronic
Submissions (not exceeding 2MBS in PDF) can be sent to udhagrants@gmail.com.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and w
are particularly encouraged to apply.