Job Description The main purpose of the position is to manage all procurement and disposal activities of the Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) in accordance with the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Act, Regulations and Development Partners’ procurement guidelines. The Head, Procurement and Disposal Department will report to the Managing Director / CEO.Key Result Areas1. Offer managerial oversight to the Procurement Department and in doing so supervise and manage the performance and development of staff in the Department in line with UETCL’s goals, objectives, policies and regulations.2. Facilitate procurement planning, contracting and control to ensure compliance with best practices and value for money.Prepare and maintain an updated procurement and disposal plan for the Company and ensure adherence to the plan.4. Liaise with the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA) and Development Partners on matters within their jurisdiction in accordance with Sec 315. In consultation with user departments, initiate the procurement processes and coordinate the preparation of Terms of Reference, Statement of Requirements,6. Specifications and Bid documents for procurement activities under UETCL Corporate Business Plan and Statutory performance agreement.Support the function of the Contracts Committee and implementation of their decisions.8. Periodically review the internal procurement policies, practices and procedures to ensure relevance with UETCL’s Business strategy.9. Maintain an updated Company procurement profile on the Government Procurement Portal (GPP).10. Maintain and archive records of the procurement and disposal process.Develop and manage the Procurement and Disposal documentation process, storage system and registries for procurement related documents and records in line with the PPDA Act and Regulations and UETCL’s Records Management guidelines.12. Provide technical advice and guidance to staff of UETCL on procurement and disposal matters.13. Monitor performance of UETCL’s contracts.14. Establish and maintain an updated database of prequalified suppliers and service providers.15. Manage departmental resources and activities including but not limited to budgeting, procurement and human resource.16. Ensure timely delivery of procurements in accordance with procurement plan.17. And also carry out any other duties as may be assigned from time to time. Rev:00 Issue Date: April/2023 UETCL/HRA/MGR/GR-482The desired person should have the following essential requirements:University Degree in Procurement and Logistics Management or Procurement and Supplies Chain Management or Business Administration or Commerce or Economics or Electrical Engineering or Civil Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.2. Master’s degree in Procurement and Supply Chain Management will be an added advantage.3. Full membership of Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS).4. At least five (5) years’ experience in Public Procurement Management, non – consulting services, works and consulting services.5. Five (5) years’ proven experience at senior officer level in Procuring donor funded projects specifically African Development Bank (ADB), World Bank, Islamic Development Bank, JICA, European Union (EU) and BADEA.Demonstrated experience in the project lifecycle management.7. Ability to work as part of a team and to develop subordinates.8. Understanding of significant legal and commercial issues within the supply chain.9. Strategic thinking and ability to work and produce accurate results in an environment with multiple and challenging tasks.10. Proven record of integrity.11. Excellent interpersonal, particularly staff/management relation, oral and written communication skills.
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