Procurement Officer (5) at World Vision International

World Vision Uganda, Kisozi Close, Kampala, Uganda


Back ground

World Vision Uganda is a Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 82 districts in Uganda implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & community resilience, education and child protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with the beneficiaries above. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Due to expansion in scope of our programmes, we are now seeking for qualified and passionate individuals willing to share in our vision and join our team in the position below.

Position: Procurement Officer

Report to: Procurement Coordinator

Location: Kampala – National Office

Purpose of the position:

To provide Support to world Vision Uganda budget management through strategic sourcing of quality goods and services in a timely manner at the lowest possible cost for clusters and projects in accordance to Supply Chain Management policy and other guidelines to promote child well-being aspirations in line with Our Promise

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

  • Support the project procurement planning processes in line with the budgets for approval and implementation
  • Undertake acquisition processes of goods 4 clusters / projects and services in conformity with the existing policies for the benefit of the users, children and their communities
  • Conduct strategic sourcing with negotiated pre priced framework contracts for goods and services in accordance to the set goals
  • Upload all contracts into ProVision and conduction all procurements in ProVision.
  • Provide capacity building ProVision users.
  • To develop, manage Supplier data base and suppliers relationships. Perform Supplier development and conduct annual vendor audit.
  • Contribute to the preparation and submission of timely, accurate and relevant Monthly, Quarterly and Annual reports. – Open PO’s contract status and PR status on weekly, monthly quarterly, and yearly

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree of procurement or CIPs. Or equivalent
  • At least two years’ experience in procurement with strong organizational skills
  • Ability to maintain the procurement filing system,
  • Analytical skills
  • Customer care skills & High level of integrity
  • Negotiation skills
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Thinking Ability
  • Proficiency in use of procurement system
  • Adaptability to unanticipated circumstances,
  • Microsoft Office computer skills and experience with using email
Uganda, Kampala