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Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

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January 19, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

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About the Organisation

Welcome to Swift Minds! We are a fully registered organization that provides, Human Resource solutions, Training, Capacity building and Management consultancy solutions.


Swift Minds embarks on implementing holistic approach that develops Organizations and individuals to attain their highest levels of professional achievement. We work with Government entities, NGOs, Development partners and the Private Sector. Welcome!

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Job Title

Procurement Officer job at Swift Minds

Job Description

You will be responsible for evaluating suppliers, maintaining relationships, approving products, and ensuring the cost-effective procurement of materials, parts, or goods.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Compile information and records to draw up purchase orders for procurement of materials and services

  • Prepare purchase orders and send copies to suppliers to the department originating the requests.

  • Respond to internal customers and external suppliers’ inquiries about order status, changes or cancellations

  • Contact suppliers in order to schedule or expedite deliveries and to resolve shortages, missed or late deliveries or quality issues

  • Review requisition orders in order to verify accuracy terminology and specifications

  • Prepare maintain and review purchasing files, reports and price lists

  • Compare prices, specifications and delivery dates in order to determine the best bid among potential suppliers

  • Track the status of requisitions, contracts and orders and Review costs of orders, and forward to Accounts Department and make sure that the company meets its contractual obligation of timely payments to suppliers

  • Check shipments on arrival to ensure that orders have been filled correctly and the goods are to specifications and also liaises with quality to test materials for conformance to approved standards

  • Compare suppliers’ invoices with proforma invoices and ensure that orders are accurate

  • Locate suppliers using catalogues and internet.

  • Maintain knowledge of all organizational and government rules affecting purchasing and provide information about these rules to vendors and staff members

  • Monitor supplier performance, recommend suppliers and order modification when necessary

  • Tracking and analyzing sales plans vs production plans and making sure they are in synchrony with the stock movement reports

  • Monitor and report on Customs ware house and customs issues

Qualifications and Competencies

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelors degree in Procurement or related

  • Minimum 3 years in similar environment.

  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and organizational skills

  • SAP Business (ERP) and application packages.

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How to Apply

Send y CV to: recruitment@swiftminds.org Deadline: Rolling basis NB: Selection is on rolling basis, due high volumes of applications, only selected candidates shall be contacted, All applicants’ CVs are kept on file for future opportunities.

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