NMS 2013/21: PROCUREMENT ASSISTANT (TRADING)
Job Title: PROCUREMENT ASSISTANT (TRADING)
Reports to: PROCUREMENT OFFICER (PHARMACEUTICALS)
Salary Scale: GRADE 6
Duty Station: ENTEBBE
Plot 4-12, Nsamizi Road
P.O Box 16,
National Medical Stores is an autonomous Corporation that was established by an Act of Parliament 1993. Our mandate is to procure, store and distribute medicines and other medical supplies to public health facilities.
Our vision is “A POPULATION WITH ADEQUATE AND ACCESSIBLE QUALITY MEDICINES AND MEDICAL SUPPLIES”
Our Mission is “TO EFFECTIVELY AND EFFICIENTLY SUPPLY ESSENTIAL MEDICINES AND MEDICAL SUPPLIES TO PUBLIC HEALTH FACILITIES IN UGANDA”
We are now looking for competent persons who possess appropriate skills, knowledge and right attitude to fill vacant position which has arisen as a result of our expanded mandate. Applications are now invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant post within the Corporation. National Medical Stores is an equal opportunity employer.
All applications should be addressed to The Head of Human Resource and Support Services, at the above address or they can be hand delivered not later than 5 p.m on 15TH November 2013.
Mode of application:
Interested candidates should submit their CVs that should include names and addresses of the last two employers with hand written applications indicating the reference number of the position you are applying for and giving three
Photocopies of the original academic documents should be attached.
Please note that National Medical Stores reserves the right to verify Photocopies of the academic documents attached with the relevant awarding institutions to authenticate their validity. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Only candidates who meet the specifications indicated for the jobs will be contacted.
and bid valuations.
KEY RESULT AREAS/ACCOUNTABILITIES
1 Prepare standard bidding documents and PPDA submission forms for procurements for review and approval
2 Prepare notifications of award and contract managers in tracking delivery schedules of supplies, works, and services in order to enforce compliance with contract terms.
3 Update the pre qualified supplier’s data base to be used in selecting possible suppliers of works, services and goods.
4 To issue bids and support bid opening meetings
5 To attend and give advice during bid evaluation meetings
6 To provide procurement and supply chain information required to be used during procurement process
7 To assign procurement reference numbers and keep all necessary documents on the procurement files
8 Work closely with the contract managers in tracking delivery schedules of supplies, works and services in order to enforce compliance with contract terms
9 To perform any other duties assigned from time to time
QUALIFICATIONS (Person Specifications)
1 A minimum of a Diploma in Pharmacy
2 3 years of working experience in procurement from a reputable organization.