Job Title: Procurement Officer 

Department: Operations

To apply for this role, please send via email a 1-page cover letter explaining why you are the right candidate for this role and a 2-page CV to  

Job purpose: 

RAHU is committed to promote prudent professional procurement standards and practices in line with national and international best practice. As such therefore, the organisation has specifically carved out a Procurement Function responsible for: assessing and evaluating products, services and suppliers; negotiating contracts, and ensuring that approved purchases are cost-efficient and of a sufficient high quality. 

The primary role of the Procurement Officer is to manage procurements at RAHU. In this role, one plays a pivotal role in securing high-quality, cost-effective services and supplies for the organisation. The Procurement Officer also ensures the adherence to and RAHU procurement procedures, policies and guidelines; maintain an updated list of current and incoming supplies and services. 

Reporting to: Operations Manager 

Position grading: This is an entry level position 

Supervisory Roles: All Staff 

Main responsibilities; 

1) Relationship Management with Vendors and Suppliers 

2) Procuring Products and Services 

3) Managing Procurement Processes 

4) Data Handling and Records 

5) Policy Adherence and Management 

6) Operations & Logistics 

7) Develop Plans for Purchasing Services and Supplies 

8) Quality Control and Assurance of Services and Supplies 

9) Inventory Management 

10)Risk Management 

Key relationships: 

RAHU Director of Operations, Finance and Human Resources 

Line Manager – Operations Manager 

All RAHU staff 

RAHU suppliers and service providers 


A Young Person -The successful position holder should be less than 30 years of age

Must be an Alumnus of the RAHU Peer Educators Academy (PEA) Bachelor’s Degree in: Bsc Degree in Logistics and Supplies Management, Supply Chain 

Management, Bachelor’s degree in Business field or Business Administration or related field 

Additional / post-graduate qualifications will be a plus

Level 2 Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) certification 

Job-Related Experience and Knowledge 

Membership to The Institute of Procurement Professionals of Uganda (IPPU) or related professional procurement body 

Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Purchasing Software 

Proven working experience as a Procurement Officer 

Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques as well as a dexterity in “reading” the market 

Talent in negotiations and networking 

Good knowledge of supplier or third-party management software 

Aptitude in decision-making and working with numbers 

Experience in collecting and analysing data 

Strong leadership capabilities 

Supervisory and management experience 

High level of ethical conduct 

Skills and Attributes 

The Procurement Of icer is expected to have the following skills and attributes:


Ability to multitask, prioritize and manage time efficiently

Good analytical and strategic thinking skills 

Excellent oral and written communication skills 

Accurate attention to detail 

Goal-oriented organized team-player

Ability to work well with management 

Negotiation skills 


Hands-on person 

A team builder 

Strong interpersonal skills 

Ability to work independently and effectively with minimal supervision

Work effectively under pressure in a fast-paced environment 

Excellent knowledge of computer applications 

Personal integrity to handle confidential information 

Assertiveness and Personal Empowerment 

Willingness, ability and interest to learn and be challenged 

Committed to the Vision of RAHU

Ability to negotiate contracts  

Ability to support the delivery of the Mission and Values of RAHU 

Deadline: Monday, 18th July 2022 

Note: The role is open to only alumni of the RAHU Peer educators Academy.

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