Job Opportunities

Current Opportunities

We are looking for a suitable candidate to fill the position of Procurement Manager: as indicated below:

Number of positions – (1)

Interested candidates should be able to

To lead and contribute to the development and implementation of procurement policies and good practices, to head and manage the procurement function and to maintain effective and efficient functioning of all procurement activities to ensure hospital objectives are met while obtaining demonstrable value in accordance with established policies and procedures and to provide technical assistance and support on all procurement matters and give the necessary professional support in regards to procurement.
Key Result areas

The post holder is required to:-
1) Procure goods & services required in a timely manner in order and contribute directly to the achievement of overall goals and procurement targets
2) Develop and review the procurement manual, procurement and disposal policies, systems, strategies, plans and procedures and take appropriate actions
3) Ensure contracts and memorandum of understanding are professionally prepared to minimize risk while achieving the desired outcomes
4) Provide procurement professional quality assurance and support to implementation of annual procurement plans of the hospital
5) Participate in the evaluation of bids and guide in the selection of successful bidder
6) Provide professional and technical support to management on procurement issues and related matters
7) Periodically carry out prequalification of vendors, create and manage a data base of pre-qualified vendors as well update vendors list and identify reliable vendors
8) Ensure that only reliable, legitimate and capable vendors shortlisted are selected to provide goods & services and obtain value for money
9) Track performance of all supply contracts and confirm delivery of goods/services
10) Manage the procurement monitoring system and ensure timely updates of the system
11) Prepare and present reports, papers and briefs to Management, on issues related to procurement as may be required
12) Supervise, motivate staff of the procurement department
13) Advise Management and staff in determining their procurement needs and preparing proper specifications or terms of reference for their procurement requirement
14) Advise on the contracting arrangements and evaluation methodology/criteria and take lead in preparation of solicitation document or bid invitation letters
15) Carry out market surveys regularly to ensure adequate market knowledge to assist in carrying out procurement work
16) Develop without compromising ethical principles good relationship with providers of goods and services to the hospital
17) Prepare and implement an asset disposal plan in consultation relevant departments as well as guide Management and staff on disposal processes
18) Any other related assignments as may be assigned by your supervisor.

Knowledge/Qualifications and Experience

1) A Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement and Supply Chain Management OR Business Administration, Economics, Finance, or related field with a Postgraduate Diploma in Procurement from a recognized university
2) A Master’s degree in any of the above disciplines shall be an added advantage
3) Must have a professional qualification in procurement or its equivalent from a from a recognized institute with a valid membership
4) Working experience of at least 10 years in a procurement unit involved in day to day management of procurement activities with a minimum of 5 years’ experience as head of a procurement function and in a large and reputable organization
5) Excellent knowledge and understanding of the procurement environment in Uganda
6) Should demonstrate experience in planning and timely implementing procurements
7) Must have a track record of high professional integrity and ethical conduct
8) Must have strong interpersonal skills, good communication skills and be self-driven
9) Should be flexible, able to work under pressure and able to respond effectively to unforeseen workplace circumstances
10) Excellent analytical and negotiation skills essential
11) Must be Computer literate
12) Must demonstrable leadership skills

Candidates that have relevant experience, know that they meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in the above position, should submit their applications addressed to the Human Resource Manager at the HR office no later than February 8th 2019, 5.00pm.

Internship & Volunteer Opportunities:

We offer opportunities in the following areas throughout the year:

– Customer Care
– Marketing
– Housekeeping
– Catering
– Maintenance
– Records Management
– ICT

Please email your CV and Cover Letter to hr@nhl.co.ug