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Procurement Officer – SMS Group Limited

JOB TITLE: Procurement Officer

DUTY STATION: SMS House, 7th Street, Industrial Area, Kampala

REPORTS TO: Head of Department


SMS Group Limited is a Ugandan based Company that deals within the following sectors i.e. General supplies, Accommodation, Architectural and Engineering Consultancy, Procurement Consultancy and many other functions.

SMS Group is seeking to hire a competent and experienced Procurement Officer
to fill the above-mentioned position.


The incumbent will be solely responsible for procuring high quality and cost efficient supplies. He or she will follow procurement procedures,maintain an updated list of current & incoming inventory, be responsible for the overall procurement and disposable activities in line with the Company policies.


  • Establish cost parameters and budgets for purchases
  • Create and maintain good relationships with vendors and supplies
  • Make professional decisions in a fast paced environment
  • Maintain records of purchases, pricing, and other important data.
  • Review, analyze all vendors/supplies, price options/market assessment and develop plans for purchasing equipment, service and supplies.
  • Invite, assess and recommend supplier tenders, bids,quotations and proposals,
  • Negotiate the best deals of contract terms and conditions, quotations and supply contracts and ensure their products are of high quality.
  • Maintain an update of suppliers and their qualifications, delivery times, potential future development.
  • Liaise with auditors to ensure compliance of procurement procedures are within the government guidelines, policies and regulations.
  • Assist in the development of specifications for equipment, materials and services to be purchased.
  • Work with team members to manage duties as needed and perform any other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Procurement and Logistics, Supply Chain Management or related field from a reputable Institution.
  • MBA in Supply Chain Management, Logistics is essential.
  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply or an equivalent is an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of PPDA Act, Contracts Management and Disposal.
  • Experience and knowledge of PPAP is required.
  • A minimum of 5 years working experience within busy FMCG companies/construction/hospitality background.
  • High level of integrity
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Personal presentation, negotiation and analytical skills
  • Contract and supplier management skills and knowledge.


Qualifying and interested candidates are encouraged to apply. Submit your Application Letter, CV, Academic documents with 3 professional referees to staffsolutionsconsulting@gmail.com with the subject line clearly indicating position applied for. Deadline is Monday 23rd November 2020 by 17:00 hrs


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