Procurement Officer Job at SMS Group Limited

Vacancy title: Procurement Officer


Industry: Business Management and Administration 

 Category: Admin & Office 

Jobs at: SMS Group Limited

Deadline of this Job: 23 November 2020

Duty Station: Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, November 18, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

JOB TITLE: Procurement Officer
DUTY STATION: SMS House, 7th Street, Industrial Area, Kampala
REPORTS TO: Head of Department

SMS Group Limited is a Ugandan based Company that deals within the following sectors i.e. General supplies, Accommodation, Architectural and Engineering Consultancy, Procurement Consultancy and many other functions. SMS Group is seeking to hire a competent and experienced Procurement Officer to fill the above mentioned position.

The incumbent will be solely responsible for procuring high quality and cost efficient supplies. He or she will follow procurement procedures, maintain an updated list of current & incoming inventory, be responsible for the overall procurement and disposable activities in line with the Company policies..

• Establish cost parameters and budgets for purchases
• Create and maintain good relationships with vendors and supplies
• Make professional decisions in a fast paced environment
• Maintain records of purchases, pricing, and other important data.
• Review, analyze all vendors/supplies, price options/market assessment and develop plans for purchasing equipment, service and supplies.
• Invite, assess and recommend supplier tenders, bids, quotations and proposals,
• Negotiate the best deals of contract terms and conditions, quotations and supply contracts and ensure their products are of high quality.
• Maintain an update of suppliers and their qualifications, delivery times, potential future development.
• Liaise with auditors to ensure compliance of procurement procedures are within the government guidelines, policies and regulations.
• Assist in the development of specifications for equipment, materials and services to be purchased.
• Work with team members to manage duties as needed and perform any other duties as assigned.

• Bachelor’s degree in Procurement and Logistics, Supply Chain Management or related field from a reputable Institution.
• MBA in Supply Chain Management, Logistics is essential.
• Member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply or an equivalent is an added advantage.
• Knowledge of PPDA Act, Contracts Management and Disposal.
• Experience and knowledge of PPAP is required.
• A minimum of 5 years working experience within busy FMCG companies/construction/hospitality background.
• High level of integrity
• Communication and interpersonal skills
• Personal presentation, negotiation and analytical skills
• Contract and supplier management skills and knowledge.

Job Education Requirements: Bachelor’s degree

Job Exprience Requirements: 5 years

Work Hours: 8

Job application procedure
Qualifying and interested candidates are encouraged to apply. Submit your Application Letter, CV, Academic documents with 3 professional referees to [email protected]  with the subject line clearly indicating position applied for. Deadline is Monday 23rd November 2020 by 17:00 hrs

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