Position is open until 12th July 2021 at 4:00pm

Report to: Manager Procurement/Director Finance

Job Summary:

  • To manage and process all procurement requisitions assigned in order to facilitate timely service delivery with utmost observance of the provisions in the PPDA Act and the Uganda National Airlines Procurement Manual.
  • To manage the rolling and implementation of ERP Oracle System – P2P Cycle, Requisitioning, Supplier registration, Supplier qualification, Sourcing, Procurement Contracts, Reporting, Inventory – Receiving, Returning the material, etc.

Key accountabilities /responsibilities:

  • Review specifications, bills of quantities, and Terms of References prepared by user departments and provide timely guidance and feedback to users while ensuring completeness and compliance with the PPDA Act and Uganda Airlines Procurement Manual.
  • Prepare and submit appropriate solicitation documents to Contracts Committee for Approval.
  • Receive, open and evaluate bids in accordance with the PPDA regulations.
  • Coordinate contract processing procedure to ensure compliance with the award decision of Contracts Committee and terms and conditions of the tender.
  • Prepare Local Purchase Orders for approved procurement decisions within the defined threshold.
  • Liaise with user departments, stores, engineering, and catering on the delivery of goods.

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience:

  • Degree in either; Procurement and Supplies/Logistics Management, Commerce, or Business Administration with a specialization in Procurement, obtained from a recognized academic institution.
  • Professional Qualifications membership of the Institute of Procurement Professionals in Uganda (IPPU) and CIPS.
  • An ERP Functional Expert, and ERP Contract Management officer in the Procurement & Disposal Unit (PDU).
  • At least five (5) year’s practical experience in handling procurements in a big and reputable organization using ERP systems such as Oracle, Microsoft, and a combination to connect to existing solutions in the technology landscape and deliver 100% supplier and spend visibility from our P2P core.
  • Knowledge of the PPDA Act Procurement law and Procedures, Procurement guidelines, and Stores operational procedures.
  • Strong knowledge of Airlines, catering items, including the international procurement procedures for aircraft spare parts.

Required skills:

  • The incumbent should possess an impeccable record of integrity.
  • Must have a strong ability to work as part of and build effective work teams.
  • Must have strong analytical and conceptual skills.
  • The incumbent must have strong reporting and communication skills
  • Must be flexible, assertive with good reporting skills
  • The incumbent must be self-driven and result oriented

About Us

Uganda Airlines, the National Carrier of the Republic of Uganda based at Entebbe International Airport is now accepting applications for a number of job opportunities.

As a member of the team, you will be responsible for presenting a positive image of the airline in keeping with its brand to connect the world to the Pearl of Africa. You will be enthusiastic about serving all Uganda Airlines customers and colleagues with courtesy and respect in line with the company’s values. You will also be championing safety and ensuring international aviation standards are maintained at the airline. This is a great opportunity to be part of the new National Airline, in this exciting industry.

How to apply

Application letters, complete with Curriculum Vitae giving two (2) referees, and copies of academic and professional certificates with one passport size photograph (one full size photograph for Cabin Crew applicants) should be submitted online at www.careers.ugandairlines.com or by post quoting the Job Reference number accordingly.

Applications should be addressed to:

The Manager Human Resources.
Uganda National Airlines Company Ltd.
P.O. Box 431, Entebbe, Uganda

Only successful applicants will be contacted.