• The Uganda National Council for Science and Technology (UNCST)
  • Kampala, Uganda
  • 06/10/2020
Full time   Business Administration Jobs in Uganda Purchasing-Procurement Jobs in Uganda

Job Description


Position (1) Procurement Officer
Contract Period: 3 years
Reports to: Project Coordinator
Job Purpose: Develop, implement, monitor and review the procurement process in accordance with the procurement plan to guarantee timely acquisition of goods, works and services guided by the PPDA Act and Regulations of 2003 as Amended.

Key duties and responsibilities

  1. Initiate, implement and monitor the procurement and disposal plan and generate periodic reports in line with project strategic objectives, mandate and PPDA rules, regulations & guidelines.
  2. Initiate and coordinate the preparation of annual procurement plan in line with the project’s work plans and budgets.
  3. Review and prepare technical specifications and TORs, promote competitive biddings and evaluate bids/ proposals for high value and specialised procurements for goods, services and consultancies required under the project in line with PPDA rules, regulations & guidelines
  4. Provide required, accurate and prompt information on all project related procurement tasks to all project stakeholders and act as first line point of contact dealing with procurement related enquiries or complaints referred directly to the Project Coordinator
  5. Participate in supervisory missions, monitor contract implementation and compliance in line with project strategic objectives /mandate and the public procurement guidelines
  6. Monitor procurement related activities and prepare a variety of procurement-related documents and reports in with the project procurement and disposal plan


Bachelor’s degree in procurement, business administration and other related areas.

Master’s degree will be an added advantage.

Professional qualification in Procurement and Supply Chain Management.

Experience & competences:

At least three (3) years of work experience in procurement of goods, services and works

Knowledge of PPDA procurement legislation, regulations and guidelines.

Strong communication and reporting skills and ability to work in a team.

Application Procedure:

If you believe you have the relevant qualifications and experience, please send your detailed Application and CV demonstrating possession of the relevant competencies, current position, names and addresses of three referees via email to pila2consultants@gmail.comnot later than 5.00 pm. 23rd October 2020 .Please quote the position of interest in the subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

For further details please contact
PILA Consultants Limited
Tel: +256-393 275 892, Mob: +256-78-4-219107, 0704-706910