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Procurement and Logistics Officer

Light for the World

This is a Full-time position in Kampala posted April 17, 2022.

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# Job Description

Light for the World is a global disability & development organization,
breaking down barriers to enrich society and unlock the potential in all of
Procurement and Logistics Officer
Light for the World is a global development organisation. We empower people
with disabilities and enable eye health services in low-income countries. Over
the last three decades we improved health systems, enabled education for all,
and amplified the voices of people with disabilities

Our programmes include:
Eye Health – preventing blindness and promoting eye health for all
Inclusive Education – ensuring children with disabilities receive quality,
inclusive education
Inclusive Economic Empowerment – ensuring that barriers are removed for men
and women with disabilities to access decent work
We focus on the poorest and hardest to reach because that’s where we will have
the biggest impact.

In Uganda, our country strategy for the year 2021-2025 focuses on Eye health,
Inclusive Economic Empowerment, Disability Inclusion and Inclusive Education.
Currently, Light for the World Uganda implements projects on eye health,
inclusive economic empowerment and disability inclusion with a presence in 21
districts. We are in the process of expanding our team in Uganda and looking
for a committed person to fill this role and be part of this growth.
Procurement and Logistics Officer 1 National Position
Based in Kampala, Uganda 40 hours a week

Role profile:
The Procurement and Logistics Officer PLO will be responsible for
ensuring that requests are serviced in a quality and timely manner.
Accordingly, s/he manages and ensures the provision of efficient and timely
procurement and contract administration support to Light for the World.
The PLO will report to and work under the guidance of the Finance and
Operations Manager, directly manage the drivers and work in close coordination
with the other teams.

Key Duties & Responsibilities
The PLO will execute procurement tasks for all goods and services while
ensuring compliance with Light for the World’s policies, donor requirements
and national laws.

This includes:
• Timely and duly prepare procurement plans for the office and projects and
monitoring of their implementation in collaboration with the respective teams.
• Receive, review and process incoming requests ensuring sufficient clarity on
specifications given for goods and services. Confirm any other relevant
information from requestors and seek recommendation from IT support team
members for related IT goods.
• Coordinate and ensure that all purchases are reviewed and approved in
accordance with the authorization matrix.
• Identify, register and follow procurement project risks and escalate them
when ever necessary.
• Assists in organizing training for staff on Procurement.
• Assists in preparation and synthesis of lessons learnt and best practices in
• Support the Finance and Operations Manager to analyze the local market and
keep an up-to-date database of local suppliers that satisfy LFTW’s criteria
quality, price, service, ethics, etc. and needs.
• Organize local transportation of merchandise including choice of transport
and packing, planning and monitoring of consignments, and when applicable
administrative and customs clearance formalities.
• Follow up and maintaining service and supply framework contracts and
monitoring charts.
• Organize the physical management of stocks in collaboration with Finance and
Operations Manager including periodic inventory stock take or reconciliation,
organize periodic stock controls, stock Card and stock monitoring chart and
manage the flow of merchandise.
• Maintain records of all transactions, ensuring that an efficient filing
system for records of all quotations, procurement process, copies of records
of expenditure, receiving reports, receipts, local order forms, etc. are kept
accountable and easily accessible by managers.
• Coordinate and monitor the delivery of ordered goods/services and ensure
through established procedures that all received goods/services are in
accordance with the terms and specifications of the orderquality, quantity,
price, deadline, origin, etc. .
• Receives invoices for purchased goods and services and submits to Finance
with all relevant support documentation for processing.
• Manage the drivers including ensuring that relevant vehicle reports are
submitted when due and vehicle maintenance is done maintenance are done in a
management including performance management ensuring that vehicles are well
maintained and serviced in time.

• Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement and Supply Chain Management, Business
Administration, Management or related field. CIPS or any other procurement
certification is desirable.
• Minimum of three years’ experience in a similar role or recognized NGO role
which explicitly involved donor-funded projects.
• Experience in procuring requirements of significant complexity and value.
• Knowledge on local market and good negotiation skills.
• Excellent people skills with experience in collaborating in a diverse and
dynamic team.
• Innovative and strategic thinker always ready to adapt and learn.
• Technology savvy with proficiency in the use of MS Office software packages.
• High levels of integrity, accountability, and honesty.
• Commitment to Light for the World’s mandate and values.

What we can offer as an employer:
We offer an outstanding opportunity to bring about change through an
international development organisation with strong expertise, a growing
profile, and a dedicated team.
Entry date: June 1, 2022

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**Closing Date** : 27th April. 2022

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