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Published: Jan 14, 2022 (5 days ago)

Job Requirements

Education:

Bachelor's degree

Work experience:

5 years

Language skills:

English

Job Summary

Contract Type:

Full time, Fixed term

Job Title : Procurement Officer

Position Type : Full Time National Staff

Location : Kampala Support Office

Reports to: Logistics Manager

Contract Length: 2 years (Fixed)

Start Date: Immediate

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the Logistics Manager, the Procurement Officer will conduct timely procurement of quality goods, services and works that comply with the required specifications while upholding Food for the Hungry's procurement procedures and policies and maintaining high level of accountability and integrity. Develop and maintain an up to date and efficient contracts management system and suppliers/service providers database management system with targets to avoid risks relating to delayed renewal and termination and prepare analytical monthly status reports in line with bank policy, best pro-active and departmental work. Managing vendor relationships and building effective supply chain partnerships.

Job Level Specifications

  • Sound public and negotiation skills along with business acumen coupled with attention to details, maturity in decision making and time management skills
  • Be highly proactive with personal initiative and drive, honest with a high level of integrity; a team-player with a positive attitude and good planning skills
  • Strong research, report writing, communication and networking skills/interpersonal negotiation skills.
  • Possess the ability to handle multiple projects and work under minimal supervision.
  • Excellent Computer skills in MS Office packages.
  • Possess the ability to work in a team to achieve excellence in execution, committed, accountable and passionate about the work we do.
  • Commitment to Food for the Hungry Heartbeat and sensitivity to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.
  • Track record demonstrating high integrity, reliable and dependable.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Internal and external stakeholders Management.
  • Updated Supplier database schedule

Experience

  • Minimum 5 years in project procurement and logistics management experience within an INGO environment is required
  • Minimum 5 years in a busy procurement and logistics department an INGO environment is required
  • Thorough knowledge of donor requirements (DFID, USAID) contractual, procurement and reporting requirements required**.**

Education/Certifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement, Logistics, or Supply Chain Management
  • Professional Qualification/Certification such as Graduate Diploma in Purchasing & Supply Management – CIPS or equivalent.
  • A relevant Post Graduate Qualification will be an added advantage

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Proficiency in both written & spoken English is a Must.

How to Apply

Safeguarding & Protection Clause:

FH strives to provide an environment free from Sexual exploitation, abuse, harassment and Fraud in all places where relief and development programs are implemented. FH holds a zero-tolerance policy against Sexual exploitation, abuse, harassment and Fraud. FH expects its employees to maintain high ethical standards, protect organizational integrity and reputation, and ensure that FH work is carried out in honest and fair methods, in alignment with the FH Heartbeat, Anti -Fraud, Safeguarding and associated policies. Violations to stated policies will be subject to corrective action up to and including termination of employment.

FHU is an equal opportunity employer. All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by Clearly stating the position applied for in the Subject line and submitting only electronic copies in one pdf file not more than 25MB of an application letter, a detailed CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant testimonials/certificates, names/contact details of three referees, addressed to:**The Human Resources Manager, Food for the Hungry Uganda,** Email: [email protected] not later than 26th January, 2022 at 4:30pm.


Responsibilities

Job Title : Procurement Officer

Position Type : Full Time National Staff

Location : Kampala Support Office

Reports to: Logistics Manager

Contract Length: 2 years (Fixed)

Start Date: Immediate

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the Logistics Manager, the Procurement Officer will conduct timely procurement of quality goods, services and works that comply with the required specifications while upholding Food for the Hungry's procurement procedures and policies and maintaining high level of accountability and integrity. Develop and maintain an up to date and efficient contracts management system and suppliers/service providers database management system with targets to avoid risks relating to delayed renewal and termination and prepare analytical monthly status reports in line with bank policy, best pro-active and departmental work. Managing vendor relationships and building effective supply chain partnerships.

Job Level Specifications

  • Sound public and negotiation skills along with business acumen coupled with attention to details, maturity in decision making and time management skills
  • Be highly proactive with personal initiative and drive, honest with a high level of integrity; a team-player with a positive attitude and good planning skills
  • Strong research, report writing, communication and networking skills/interpersonal negotiation skills.
  • Possess the ability to handle multiple projects and work under minimal supervision.
  • Excellent Computer skills in MS Office packages.
  • Possess the ability to work in a team to achieve excellence in execution, committed, accountable and passionate about the work we do.
  • Commitment to Food for the Hungry Heartbeat and sensitivity to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.
  • Track record demonstrating high integrity, reliable and dependable.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Internal and external stakeholders Management.
  • Updated Supplier database schedule

Experience

  • Minimum 5 years in project procurement and logistics management experience within an INGO environment is required
  • Minimum 5 years in a busy procurement and logistics department an INGO environment is required
  • Thorough knowledge of donor requirements (DFID, USAID) contractual, procurement and reporting requirements required**.**

Education/Certifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement, Logistics, or Supply Chain Management
  • Professional Qualification/Certification such as Graduate Diploma in Purchasing & Supply Management – CIPS or equivalent.
  • A relevant Post Graduate Qualification will be an added advantage

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Proficiency in both written & spoken English is a Must.

How to Apply

Safeguarding & Protection Clause:

FH strives to provide an environment free from Sexual exploitation, abuse, harassment and Fraud in all places where relief and development programs are implemented. FH holds a zero-tolerance policy against Sexual exploitation, abuse, harassment and Fraud. FH expects its employees to maintain high ethical standards, protect organizational integrity and reputation, and ensure that FH work is carried out in honest and fair methods, in alignment with the FH Heartbeat, Anti -Fraud, Safeguarding and associated policies. Violations to stated policies will be subject to corrective action up to and including termination of employment.

FHU is an equal opportunity employer. All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by Clearly stating the position applied for in the Subject line and submitting only electronic copies in one pdf file not more than 25MB of an application letter, a detailed CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant testimonials/certificates, names/contact details of three referees, addressed to:**The Human Resources Manager, Food for the Hungry Uganda,** Email: [email protected] not later than 26th January, 2022 at 4:30pm.


• Procurement Processing and Payments

• Sourcing and Vendor Management

• Contract Management and Monitoring

• Stakeholder Relationship and Performance Management


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