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Procurement Officer job at Uganda National Institute of Teacher Education

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Job Description

The National Teacher Policy (2019) recommended the establishment of the Uganda National Institute for Teacher Education (UNITE) as a Public Other Degree Awarding Institution (ODAI) to address issues affecting the teaching profession and quality of education in Uganda.
The First Lady and Minister of Education and Sports appointed an Interim Management Committee to operationalize UNITE.
To this effect, the UNITE Interim Management Committee wishes to recruit skeleton staff to kick start the operationalization of UNITE and therefore invites suitably qualified and experienced individuals to apply for the following positions on contract terms.
Job Title : Procurement Officer (1)
Salary Scale : UN6.2
Reports to : Principal Procurement Officer
Responsible for : None
Contract Period : Six (6) Months
Duty Station : Kampala
Job Purpose
Providing technical advice and guidance on procurement and disposal to SubContracts Committees and the User Units in the Institute.

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Duties and Responsibilities

  • Providing secretarial services to the Sub-Contracts Committees;

  • Liaising with end-users and compiling all procurement requirements for the Institute Units;

  • Guiding the suppliers on procurement procedures;

  • Verifying documentation relating to procurement and organizes the documentation for easy use by all interested parties;

  • Liaising with Accounts to ensure availability of procurement funds and timely payments to suppliers/Consultants/ contractors; and

  • Preparing periodic reports for the Contracts Committee and Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority.

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Qualification, Experiences and Competencies

  • An Honors Bachelor’s Degree in either Procurement, Purchasing or Logistics and Supply Chain Management from a recognized University or Institution.

  • OR

  • Full Professional Qualification in Supply Chain Management from a recognized awarding Institution

Work Experience

  • Three (3) years relevant working experience in procurement from a reputable Organization.

Competencies Technical

  • Procurement Planning, Disposal and contract Management; Accountability; Risk Management; Information Communications Technology (ICT); Records Management


  • Ethics and Integrity; Teamwork; Concern for quality and standards; Networking and Inter-Personal Relations; Communicating effectively; Innovative and Proactive; Decision-making and Problem-solving.

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