Jobs – Procurement Assistant at Uganda Wildlife Education Centre

Job Title: Procurement Assistant

Uganda Wildlife Education Centre (UWEC) formerly known as Entebbe Zoo is an autonomous body under the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Heritage. The Uganda Wildlife Education Center is a fun and exciting place to see and learn about the animals of Uganda and the ecosystems in which they live. Take some time to learn how they live, eat, play, and talk.

Originally founded in the 1950s to accommodate confiscated and injured wildlife and to look after orphan animals which have been taken away from smugglers it has grown considerably in recent years. Many say its destined to become the most important showcase for wildlife on the African continent.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Initiate and coordinate with the user departments the preparation of annual procurement plans;
  • Work with the relevant user departments to develop of specifications, terms of reference, statements of requirements
  • Actively participate in the preparation of bidding documents for the procurement of goods, works and services;
  • Prepare advertisements, issue-bidding documents, receive bids and provide bid clarification;
  • Develop and maintain an approved list of providers/ suppliers;
  • Update and maintain procurement and disposal records;
  • Work closely with the user department on contract management for all contracts entered into with providers;
  • Actively participate in the verification of goods delivered, services provided and works executed;
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Head of Procurement and Disposal Unit.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The Procurement Assistant should hold a Diploma in Procurement & Supply Management, Business Administration
  • Part professional CIPS qualification
  • At least three years’ experience in related functions
  • Working knowledge of the PPDA Procurement Procedures
  • Excellent skills in Computer
  • Possess the ability to work with minimum supervision

How to Apply for the job: 

All interested and qualified candidates should submit their applications accompanied with a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), photocopies of academic certificates, together with names and contacts of three referees addressed to:

Executive Director,

Uganda Wildlife Education Centre (UWEC)

P O Box 369

Entebbe, Uganda.

Deadline: 8th September, 2014 by 5PM

Loading spinner

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

+ 9 = 15

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.