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Field Procurement Officer, Kampala

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Organization: ISDB – Islamic Development Bank

Country: Uganda

City: Kampala

Office: ISDB in Kampala, Uganda

Closing date: Wednesday, 9 February 2022

IDB2693 – Field Procurement Officer – Kampala RH

Business Unit: Country Programs Complex

Division: Project Procurement Division

Department: Not Applicable

type Contract: Fixed Term Contract

Country: Uganda

Location: Kampala – Uganda

Closing date: 09-Feb-2022

Job Purpose:

Carry out duties related to the planning, implementing and monitoring of project procurement related activities within the locations associated with the regional hubs to fulfill the needs of the Bank. This role ensures effective compliance to procurement guidelines for the successful preparation, appraisal and implementation of approved projects.

Key Accountabilities (not exhaustive list):

Policies, Procedures & Processe

Implements the policies and procedures contained in the procurement Guidelines of the Bank.

Provide Technical advice to the project officers in preparation of project procurement Plans.

Contribute to the development of procurement policies and procedures considering Member Countries’ needs, IDB Group priorities and observed trends among similar MDBs.

Project Procurement Management

Extend the Project Procurement Facilitation and Implementation Support for improved quality at entry, implementation and at completion in-order to improve quality in project delivery.

Provide support in risk assessment in projects as per the procurement Guidelines and follow-up with concerned parties in-order to maintain acceptable risk mitigation measures.

Support in the elaboration of project concept notes, preparation and appraisal of projects in-order to provide the required advice on procurement matters.

Organize project start-up workshops, conduct staff briefings and provide necessary support for the country portfolio.

Review and clearance, as the case may be, of Procurement Documents (RfP, BD, PQD, EoI, GPN, SPN…) received from beneficiaries and ensure its compliance with IDB requirements.

Customer Service

Contribute in resolution of procurement issues from various stakeholders, including those related to input in complaints handling as per the guidelines, in-order to deliver the bank’s required levels of service in all interactions with stakeholders.

Capacity Development

Contribute in the capacity development of concerned stakeholders through organizing and preparing specialized workshops on project procurement policies and procedures as per the procurement guidelines of IDB, both internally and externally.


Contribute in preparation of Country Procurement Assessment Reports (CPAR), Country Portfolio Performance Review (CPPR) & Project Procurement Audit Reports. c4Jrgc3 CWdGVQ

Prepare periodic briefs on procurement related issues in-order to ensure concerned parties are briefed regularly on project activities.

Job Requirements:

Academic qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field


English (mandatory)

French (mandatory)

Minimum number of years and nature of experience

5 – 8 years of experience in project procurement of MDBs.

3 years’ experience in project management and implementation.

Job specific competencies

Bank Knowledge

Country Knowledge and Programming

Country Portfolio Assessment

Project Risk Assessment and Evaluation

Policies and Procedures

Project Management

Motivation to learn and share


Regional Hub Kampala, Uganda

Travel requirements:

20% or more depending on requirements




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