• Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Management
  • Deadline:
    August 3, 2020

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Supervisor Title: DIRECTOR CAPACITY BUILDING AND ADVISORY
SERVICES
Directorate: CAPACITY BUILDING AND ADVISORY SERVICES

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Reports to the Director Capacity Building and
Advisory Services and carries out the following duties:
1. Participate in the development of strategy and schedule for capacity
building interventions that will result in enhanced cost effectiveness in
public procurement and disposal.
2. Develop and implement needs assessment interventions and tools that
will accurately capture Procuring and Disposing Entities, providers and
public needs so that focused content and suitable delivery methodologies
are applied to the appropriate audience/ participants.
3. Lead the Capacity Building unit team, in a manner that empowers them to
deliver excellent Capacity Building programs to a high standard and result
in adding value to the public procurement process.
4. Carry out such other duties which the Director may assign from time to
time.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
 Honours degree in Procurement, Economics, Engineering, Law, Education,
Business Administration, Social sciences.
 Master’s degree in any of the above fields
 Full membership of Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS).
RELATED JOB EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:
 5 years’ experience in Capacity Building and Knowledge Management
 3 years’ experience in managing/leading teams
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Competencies:
 Good communication and advocacy skills
 Good Training of Trainers skills
 Good report writing and presentation skills
 Strong relationship management skills
 Strong analytical skills
 Proficiency in Information Technology
 Strong negotiation skills
 Strong planning and budgeting skills
 Strong customer care skills
 Strong problem solving and decision making skills
 Result oriented
 Leadership skills
 Strategic thinking
 Proven personal integrity
 Good team management
 Ability to multi-task
2. Job Title: MANAGER PROCUREMENT (1 POST)
Supervisor Title: DIRECTOR OPERATIONS
Department: OPERATIONS
Job summary: To manage and maintain an effective, efficient and value for
money procurement and disposal unit– ensuring the development, implementation
and monitoring of policies and procedures meet national and International
standards in a manner that demonstrates Transparency and accountability and
that quality service is delivered to the internal customers.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Reports to the Director Operations and
carries out the following duties:
 Lead and coordinate the development of PPDA’s annual procurement plan
ensuring that the plan meets the needs of the organisation and supports the
achievement of the organisation goals.
 Ensure that the pre-qualification process is managed in a transparent
manner resulting in value for money for PPDA.
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 Ensuring that all procurement data and information is correctly filed and
manage in manner that enable easy retrieval and for future reference.
 Taking the lead in the development of an asset disposal plan and ensuring
that PPDA’s Disposal Processes are managed in a transparent manner.
 Ensuring that all contractors/Service Providers have authorised and signed
contracts stipulating their terms of reference and their obligations for good
performance.
 To lead the Procurement unit, in a manner that empowers them to deliver
excellent customer service and high standards.
 Liaise and work with the procurement agent on all procurements above the
micro threshold.
 Handle all micro procurements for the Authority.
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
A minimum of:
 Honours degree in Procurement, Business Administration, Commerce,
Statistics, Economics, Social Science, Engineering and other related fields.
 A Masters degree in any of the above fields.
 Full membership of CIPS or related professional body.
RELATED JOB EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:
 A minimum of 5 years experience in public procurement.
 3 years experience in managing/leading functional teams.
 Knowledge of procurement software systems including IFMS,GPP, and
PPMS
Competencies:
 Good Communication and advocacy skills
 Good report Writing and presentation skills
 Strong Relationship Management skills
 Strong Analytical Skills
 Proficiency in Information Technology/ Computer
 Strong Negotiation skills
 Strong Planning and Budgeting skills
 Strong Customer Care skills
 Strong Problem Solving and Decision Making skills
 Result Oriented
 Leadership skills
 Strategic Thinking
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 Proven Personal Integrity
 Good Team Management
 Ability to multi-task
CONDITIONS OF SERVICE
Full time employee on a 3 year renewable contract, based on satisfactory
performance.
SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS:
To complete your application:
 Download the PPDA application form fill it and send it together with copies
of academic certificates, national ID, detailed curriculum vitae showing
experience and positions held to recruitment@ppda.go.ug
 All files should be sent in PDF
 Deadline for application is Tuesday 3rd August 2020
 Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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