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Senior Officer Procurement job at Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) | Apply Now

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Bugolobi, Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

July 22, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) is the regulatory authority responsible for overseeing and guiding the development of the communications sector in Uganda. Established by the Uganda Communications Act of 2013, the UCC's mandate encompasses telecommunications, broadcasting, radio communication, and postal services, ensuring that these services are accessible, efficient, and reliable for all Ugandans.

Mission and Vision
The UCC's mission is to promote the development of a modern communications sector in Uganda, fostering an environment that encourages investment, innovation, and fair competition. Its vision is to create a vibrant communications sector that enhances the social and economic development of Uganda.

The UCC is committed to engaging with communities and stakeholders to understand their needs and challenges. Through initiatives such as public consultations, workshops, and outreach programs, the commission ensures that its policies and actions are aligned with the aspirations of Ugandans.

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Job Title

Senior Officer Procurement job at Uganda Communications Commission (UCC)

Job Description

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) is a statutory body established under the Communications Act 2013 to regulate the Telecommunications, Data communications, Broadcasting, Postal and Radio communications and Infrastructure. To achieve this mandate, UCC seeks to recruit individuals with proven skills and competencies to fill the vacant positions below to assist the Commission implement its mandate.

Job Purpose:
To execute the Commission procurement plan and processes for acquiring goods, services, and works in alignment with the approved financial budget, PPDA procurement framework, and specific requirements of Funding Agencies.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implement frameworks for procurement and disposal methods, prepare and draft bidding documents for procurement of goods, works and services as per established guidelines.

  • Prepare documents to support the functioning of the evaluation teams and contracts committee in line with the PPDA Practice, maintain a PDU notice board, and ensure the due publication of all notices.

  • Conduct the bidding processes for goods, works and services with particular reference to choice of media, advertising and bidding periods, receipt of bids, and bid opening requirements and provide technical guidance in bid evaluation and selection process to ensure evaluation is following established guidelines.

  • Maintain procurement records and ensure completeness of all completed procurement files. Accordingly, input procurement information into the GPP and ensure it captures all mandatory information for every procurement carried out.

  • Work closely with user departments to support contract management as per PPDA regulations.

  • Prepare timely and accurate monthly reports and other reports for UCC management and PPDA, following UCC reporting guidelines and PPDA regulations, and ensure a sound records trail in PDU.

  • Supervise staff, review their work for completeness, and ensure that procurement cycle activities are implemented as per the procurement plan and in adherence to established procurement guidelines for executing procurement activities.

  • Manage the performance and development of subordinate staff in line with the Commission Human Resources Policy and Procedures Manual.

  • Maintain flexibility to accommodate any other duties that may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time.

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Qualifications and Competencies

Key Performance Indicators

  • Procurement and Disposal cycle activities are completed on established timelines.

  • Procurements are completed within budget.

  • Adherence to contract terms and conditions.

  • Identification and mitigation of procurement-related risks.

  • Planned procurements are completed.


Education and Professional Qualifications

  • Master's degree in business studies, Procurement, and Supply Chain Management or related field.

  • Bachelor's degree in Procurement, and Supply Chain Management or related field.

  • Membership of a relevant professional body.


Working Experience

  • Minimum of four (4) years' experience in corporate communications in a regulatory environment.


Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

Technical


  • Proficiency in PPDA Act and regulations

  • Strong analytical and presentation skills

  • Effective negotiation skills

  • Stakeholders' management and engagement

  • Utilization of ICTs and digital ERPs for procurement processes


Behavioural


  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Commitment to integrity and ethical conduct

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How to Apply

Interested persons can submit their applications using the link https://erp.ucc.co.ug/jobs to complete the online application form and upload their CV, Application letter and relevant certificates. The CV must include 3 referees including their email address and telephone number. The deadline for submitting applications is 22nd July 2024 at 5:00pm. UCC is an equal opportunity employer. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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