Thursday, 31 October 2013

Grants and Procurement Officer at University Research Co (URC)

Job Title: Grants and Procurement Officer

Employer: University Research Co (URC)

Duty Station: Kagera, Shinyanga

Application Deadline: 30th Nov 2013

Job Description:

Responsibilities:

To lead small grants and procurement processes Specific responsibilities
Assisting in the design, development and implementation of grants
Monitoring and evaluation of grant management policies, procedures and practices
Ensuring proper negotiation of the terms and conditions for sub-grants consistent with USAID and URC grant and procurement requirements
Assuming responsibility and oversight of all local purchases, consistent with URC procurement policies and procedures.

Minimum qualifications:

Graduate degree in Procurement, Grants procurement management, Business Administration (Procurement), or B Sc. (Procurement) Certified and registered by the Supplies & Procurement Board
At least 5 years experience in procurement, grants, governmental or commercial accounting with emphasis on internal auditing or an equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education
Experience and knowledge of procurement policies and procedures of major donor agencies (especially USAID initiatives), as well as grants policies and procedures will be an advantage.
Excellent communication skills and fluency in English and Kiswahili


How to Apply:

If you meet the criteria given above and are interested, please send an application letter with a detailed CV indicating your present employer and position, daytime telephone number, names and address of three referees.

All correspondence should be sent to
The chief of Party,
URC,
P.O.Box 1403,
Mwanza

URC regrets that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

URC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a Non-Smoking Environment Policy