Procurement officer at Africa Medical and Behavioral Sciences Organization (AMBSO)

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Job Location: Head Office.

Reporting to: Head of Finance and Administartion

Contract Terms: One year (Renewable)

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Communication with suppliers, contractors, and department officials and employees regarding purchase requisitions, specifications, bids, contracts, orders, and related matters.
  2. Drafting, review, and comparison of specifications and prices of competitive items and also examining, inspecting, and comparing of the quality of merchandise and/or services purchased or to be purchased for project purposes.
  3. Drafting, editing, review, and interpretation of contract terms and conditions
  4. Evaluation of proposals, bids, and quotations; and the awarding, final negotiation, and/or recommendation of contract awards within prescribed limits.
  5. Purchases goods and services within established limits as provided by Procurement manual.
  6. Contacts suppliers for price quotes; prepares requisitions and affixes authorizing signature before ordering.
  7. Checks accuracy of funding information.
  8. Informs staff of purchasing procedures and regulations.
  9. Maintains purchasing records. Contacts vendors or agency representatives to obtain availability and product information or to solicit bids; develops requests for quotations.
  10. Evaluates information to ensure compliance with donor and organization policies and public procurement and contract law.
  11. Assists higher level buyers with the selection of bidders, public bid openings, preliminary bid evaluation, brand comparisons and final award of bids.
  12. Conducts market research concerning prices for items required.
  13. Support with processing requisitions.

Essential qualifications/requirements:

o The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Purchasing, Supply Chain Management, Public or Business Administration, or related field; and two (2) years of full-time professional-level experience


o Clerical, word processing, and/or Microsoft office application skills.

o Riding and driving skills is an added advantage.

How to Apply:

Qualified and interested applicants should submit their application letter, valid academic documents and detailed resume (CV) with three recognizable referees to: Uro Care-AMBSO office-Nansana. (Behind Bukomero Seven sisters building, Nakuule Zone). Emails: [email protected]. (PDF file only). Applications should be handed in not later than 5:00pm 15th October, 2021.

NB: Please clearly indicate the Research site that you are applying for (either Masaka or Hoima)

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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