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Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

July 15, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

The National Lotteries and Gaming Regulatory Board (NLGRB) in Uganda is a statutory body established to oversee the regulation, supervision, and control of lotteries, gaming, and betting activities within the country. The NLGRB ensures that these activities are conducted in a fair, transparent, and responsible manner, safeguarding the interests of both the participants and the general public.

The NLGRB plays a significant role in balancing the benefits of the gaming industry with the need to protect vulnerable populations. By regulating and supervising gaming activities, the Board helps mitigate the risks associated with gambling, such as addiction and financial harm. Additionally, the revenues generated from regulated gaming contribute to national development projects, thereby benefiting the broader community.

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Job Title

Senior Procurement Officer job at National Lotteries and Gaming Regulatory Board

Job Description

The National Lotteries and Gaming Regulatory Board ("The Board") was established in 2016 under the Lotteries and Gaming Act 2016 with a mandate to supervise and regulate the establishment, management and operations of the lotteries, gaming, betting and casinos in Uganda, and to protect the citizens from the adverse effects of gaming and betting in Uganda.
Our Vision is "A technologically driven and revenue generating gaming sector free from adverse effects" The Board invites Online applications from suitably qualified applicants to fill vacant position that exists within the Board's structure as listed below,

Duties and Responsibilities

Inventory Control:

  • Maintain accurate inventory records of all products and materials.

  • Monitor inventory levels and ensure optimal stock levels to prevent shortages or overstocking.


Stock Audits:

  • Conduct regular stock audits and physical inventory counts.

  • Reconcile discrepancies between physical counts and system records, investigating and resolving any issues.


Order Management:

  • Manage the ordering and replenishment of stock based on demand forecasts and historical data.

  • Coordinate with suppliers to ensure timely delivery of products.


Inventory Planning:

  • Develop and implement inventory management strategies, including reordering processes, lead times, and safety stock levels.

  • Analyze sales trends, seasonality, and market demand to forecast inventory needs.


Inventory Reporting:

  • Generate and analyze inventory reports, including stock levels, turnover rates, and obsolete inventory.

  • Provide regular updates to management on inventory status and performance metrics.


Warehouse Management:

  • Oversee the organization and storage of inventory in warehouses or storage facilities.

  • Ensure that storage conditions meet product requirements (e.g., temperature, humidity).


Supplier Relations:

  • Develop and maintain relationships with suppliers and vendors.

  • Negotiate terms and conditions of purchase orders, including pricing, delivery schedules, and payment terms.


Compliance and Quality Assurance:

  • Ensure compliance with company policies, industry standards, and regulatory requirements.

  • Implement and maintain quality control measures to ensure inventory accuracy and integrity.


Inventory Optimization:

  • Identify opportunities for improving inventory management processes and systems.

  • Implement best practices and technologies to enhance inventory accuracy and efficiency.


Team Coordination:

  • Work closely with procurement, sales, and operations teams to align inventory levels with business needs.

  • Provide guidance and support to warehouse staff and other team members involved in inventory management.

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Qualifications and Competencies

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology, computer science, cybersecurity, or a related field.

  • Advanced degrees (e.g., Master’s in IT or Cybersecurity) or certifications (e.g., Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)) are highly preferred.


Experience:

  • Proven experience in IT compliance, IT auditing, or a related role.

  • Experience with regulatory requirements and standards relevant to the industry (e.g., GDPR, HIPAA, PCI-DSS).


Skills:

  • Strong understanding of IT compliance regulations and standards.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Proficiency in using IT compliance and risk management tools.

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in monitoring and reporting.


Personal Attributes:

  • High ethical standards and integrity.

  • Strong organizational and time management skills.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.


Technical Skills:

  • Proficiency in IT security and compliance tools (e.g., SIEM, GRC software).

  • Familiarity with data protection technologies and practices.

  • Strong IT skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).


Optional Skills

Industry Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of the specific industry in which the organization operates, including relevant IT compliance requirements and standards.

  • Familiarity with industry-specific IT compliance challenges and best practices.


Project Management:

  • Ability to manage multiple IT compliance projects simultaneously and coordinate with various departments.

  • Understanding of project management methodologies and tools.


Continuous Learning:

  • Commitment to continuous professional development and staying current with changes in the IT compliance field.

  • Participation in relevant professional organizations and obtaining additional certifications.


Interpersonal Skills:

  • Strong interpersonal skills to interact effectively with colleagues, management, and external stakeholders.

  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with auditors, regulatory authorities, and other external parties.



Applicants will be required to fill the online job application that can be accessed from the Board's website at www.lgrb.go.ug

A signed application letter, certified academic documents, National Identity Card, membership to any professional body, should be scanned as one PDF attachment.

Deadline for submission of applications is 15th July 2024 at 5:00 PM.

The application letter should be addressed as below,


The Chief Executive Officer

National Lotteries and Gaming Regulatory Board P.O. Box 5446

Plot1, Colville Street

Kampala, Uganda

 

Note:

• Applicants should apply for only one position

• Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Details of the Job descriptions and person specifications are available on our website www.lgrb.go.ug

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How to Apply

Applicants will be required to fill the online job application that can be accessed from the Board's website at www.lgrb.go.ug
A signed application letter, certified academic documents, National Identity Card, membership to any professional body, should be scanned as one PDF attachment.

Deadline for submission of applications is 15th July 2024 at 5:00 PM.

The application letter should be addressed as below,
The Chief Executive Officer
National Lotteries and Gaming Regulatory Board P.O. Box 5446
Plot1, Colville Street
Kampala, Uganda

Note:
• Applicants should apply for only one position
• Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
Details of the Job descriptions and person specifications are available on our website www.lgrb.go.ug

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