Job Title: Procurement Officer

Reports to: Senior Procurement Officer

Salary Scale: Grade 6

Job Purpose: To carry out procurement duties including bidding preparations and bid valuations.


i. Prepare standard bidding documents and PPDA submission forms for procurements for review and approval
ii. Prepare notifications of award and contract managers in tracking delivery schedules of supplies, works, and services in order to enforce compliance with contract terms.
iii. Update the pre-qualified supplier’s data base to be used in selecting possible suppliers of works, services and goods.
iv. To issue bids and support bid opening meetings
v. To attend and give advice during bid evaluation meetings
vi. To provide procurement and supply chain information required to be used during procurement process
vii.To assign procurement reference numbers and keeps all necessary documents on the procurement files
viii. Work closely with the contract managers in tracking delivery schedules of supplies, works and services in order to enforce compliance with contract
ix. To identify any risk(s) noted during the course of execution of your duties and formally report to your immediate supervisor
x. To perform any other duties assigned from time to time


i. Must be a holder of a Diploma in Pharmacy.
ii. A minimum of 3 years of working experience in procurement from a reputable organization.
iii. Computer literate


Interested applicants should submit an online application. Please scan your academic qualifications: Degree qualifications, Curriculum Vitae, Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education, Uganda Certificate of Education, Membership to the professional body and other relevant academic documents and National Identity Card (both faces) and submit them online: http://careers.nms.go.ug. Failure to attach any of the listed required documents shall lead to automatic disqualification of the applicant.

The deadline for receiving the Online applications is Monday, 26th July 2021 not later than 5: 00pm.

The application letter should be addressed as below and should be signed, scanned and sent online:

The Chief Human Resource and Administration Officer
National Medical Stores
P.O Box 16, Entebbe
Plot 4-16 Nsamizi Road,


i. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you don’t hear from us within one month from the date of closure of receipt of applications, consider your application unsuccessful.

ii. Candidates should attach all relevant academic documents as PDF Files

iii. National Medical Stores reserves the right to verify documents attached with the relevant awarding institutions to authenticate their validity.

iv. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification

v. National Medical Stores is an equal opportunity employer.