American Refugee Committee is and always has been about amazing global citizens taking action to change our world. Today, we are facing challenging global humanitarian crises that require 21st Century solutions. But we have found that co-creating together with impassioned, dedicated people, limited only by their own imaginations, remains the key to designing new solutions that resonate. We still believe that ARC should exist, first and foremost, as a platform for realizing the goodwill of everyday people – people from Sweden to Somalia, Minnesota to Malaysia, and Uganda to the U.S. ARC Uganda Program is looking for a competent, qualified, self-driven and committed individual to be part of and contribute to accomplishing our ambitious and exciting 2019/2020 programming – in the position below:
PURPOSE & REQUIREMENTS
Procurement Intern – (1 position)
Kampala Main Office.
The Procurement Intern will be responsible for providing support to the Operations department in effecting procurement needs for ARC Uganda Program to achieve better service delivery and cost-effectiveness in line with the best and emerging practices in procurement management and ARC Uganda Operations guidelines.
Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Procurement and Logistics Management /or Operations, Business administration (Procurement), International trade.
At least 1 year of experience in procurement or related field.
High proficiency in reading, writing and speaking English; also proficiency in the use of computers and standard application, including use of Information
Management Systems (IMS).
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
High level of integrity, accountability and personal ethic.
Good interpersonal skills; ability and inclination to work in / with teams
High level of self-drive, discipline and desire to achieve.
A go getter requiring minimal supervision to work towards results.
Submit 1-page Cover letter, an updated CV (maximum four pages) and names, title and contacts of three professional referees, to include most current employer/supervisor- via email to UGjobs@arcrelief.org with the POSITION applied for clearly indicated in the subject line. The deadline for submission of applications is 3rd October, 2019 at 17:00hrs. Only applications received through the stated email address will be considered. NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
American Refugee Committee is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status. American Refugee Committee complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.