Job Title: Procurement Officer

Scale: U4

Number of Post: 01

Reports to: Senior Procurement Officer


(i) Either an Honors Bachelor’s Degree in procurement/purchasing and supplies OR first degree (Honors) in Economics, Business Administration or Commerce with Post-graduate Diploma in procurement and supplies management.

(ii) OR A bachelor’s Degree in Non-supply chain management discipline, plus a post graduate Diploma in Public Procurement Management from a recognized awarding Institution

(iii) OR full professional qualification in Supply Chain Management (CIPS) plus a post graduate Diploma in Procurement Management from a recognized awarding Institution

Duties and Responsibilities

i. Liaises with end-users and compiles all procurement requirements of the organization.

ii. Guides the suppliers on procurement procedures

iii. Verifies documentation relating to procurement and organizes the documentation for easy use by all interested parties

iv. Liaises with Accounts to ensure availability of procurement funds and timely payments to suppliers.

v. Prepare draft bid documents and procurement plan;

vi. Entering sanctioned transactions entered in the procurement system for further processing; and

vii. Advising end users on development of procurement specifications

How to apply

Eligible persons should address their applications including copies of their academic/ professional certificates, curriculum vitae (CV) and other relevant documents to the Executive Director, Uganda Heart Institute, P. O. Box 37392, Kampala, Uganda not later than 18th February, 2021.

Please take note that these posts are to be filled on Permanent and Pensionable terms.

Interested and serving Officers should route their applications through their supervisors who should be informed of closing date to avoid delays. You can also download the same advertisement from the Institute’s website: