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Friday, 14 March 2014

Procurement Officer - Telecommunication Company Uganda

Vacancy: Procurement Officer
Recruiting Company: Telecommunication Company
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country Uganda
Job ID: 207

About Us:
Aikan was started in 2004 in Uganda by management consultants who shared a simple desire to help organizations improve their business performance through strategic HR. At the time, many organizations looking for practical solutions to HR challenges had to settle for management consultants because there were hardly any reputable local HR consulting companies in the country.  Aikan is now recruiting for its valuable client, a leading multinational telecommunication company.

Key Duties
Maintain an up to date database of suppliers for locally sourced products and services.
Develop and maintain quality relations with key suppliers.
Order goods and services from approved suppliers and in line with business requirements and standards.
Manage all the documentation and record keeping related to the sections activities.
Manage, monitor and coordinate the availability of trading stock to avoid run out or overstocking.

The applicant should possess a bachelor’s degree or diploma in a business related field.
Professional procurement qualification such as CIPS.

Skills and Experience:
At least three years’ practical experience in a procurement function.
Accustomed to working in fast moving and changing environments and to deadlines.
Computer literacy Skills
Fluency in English and or French.
Strong ethics, hands on approach.
Able to operate in a performance driven environment.
Business focused.
Planning and organisation skills.
Attention to detail and follow through.
Excellent negotiation skills.
Communication skills, both oral and written
Good knowledge of document administration.
Problem solving skills.

?All suitably qualified candidates should send their applications by clicking on this link.
Please include the following in your application; an updated CV / resume should include your contact information and three work related references and a one page statement describing your suitability for the role should be included.

Deadline: 30th April 2014.