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Serial No: 42968
(01/17/1961, male)
List top 5 skills: contracts and tendering, procurement / material management, procurement advice, procurement management, purchase and procurement, purchasing and sourcing, purchasing coordinator, supplier manager, supply chain management
Short Bio:

I am a Procurement and Supply Chain specialist with CIPS UK qualifications. I have more than 15 years relevant experience in the public and private sectors.

I have a BA, MBA , MSc ( University of South Wales ) plus a Graduate Diploma in Procurement and Supply (CIPS UK).

I have lived in UK as a student but I am now living in Uganda, East Africa. I have experience working in private organisations and public ones especially government institutions.

Current location: 

Central Region, Uganda - View on map

Nationality: 

Ugandan

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Manufacturing and Operations, Oil, Gas and Energy, General Management

Spoken languages: 

english

Locations I am interested in working:

Somalia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States



EDUCATION

2009
University of Glamorgan , Cardiff,
UK Master of Science –Procurement

2005
Islamic University in Uganda
Master of Business Administration (MBA)

1987
Makerere University Kampala
Uganda Bachelor of Arts Economics / Rural Economy

2000
Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply
UK Graduate Diploma – Purchasing and Supply (CIPS)

2001
Uganda Management Institute
Post graduate Diploma Financial Management

2003
Uganda Management Institute
Post graduate Diploma Project Planning and Management

1999
Alliance Francais
Diploma French

 

TRAINING ATTAINED

2009
United Nations/World Bank procurement guidelines and procedures
National Financial Institute –New Delhi -India

2004
PPDA Government of Uganda procurement guidelines and laws, Kampala Uganda

1995
Plan International procurement and logistics Guide lines , Nairobi Kenya

 

CAREER SUMMARY

April 2015 to date
Procurement Consultant
KUL Consult Ltd

1-21st March 2015
Procurement Consultant
Mott MacDonald/Somalia Development Fund ( DFID, Danida)
Hargeisa, Somalia

 

September 2014 to Feb 2015
Procurement Consultant
KUL Consult Ltd

 

January 2009 to 30th Aug 2014
Procurement and Contracting Manager /Head of Procurement and Disposal Unit Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa (ASARECA) IDA World Bank Funded

 

Nov 2006 to Dec 2008
Procurement Specialist / Head of Procurement and disposal Unit
Uganda Investment Authority
Kampala Industrial Business Park –IDA/World Bank Funded

 

Jan 2000 – October 2006
Head Procurement &Disposal Unit Ministry of Water and Environment
Lake Victoria Environmental Management
Project-LVEMP – East African Community -IDA/World Bank Funded

 

Jan 1995 – December 1999
Procurement Officer Plan International Uganda

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Current Position : Procurement consultant
Company : KUL Consult
April 2015 – To date

Past Position : Consultant
1st March 2015 – 21st March 2015
Somalia Development Fund (SDF)
Hargeisa,Somaliland

 

Procurement Consultant
1st September 2014- 28th February 2015
KUL Consult Ltd
Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa (ASARECA)

 

Jan 2009 to 30th Aug 2014
Procurement and Contracting Officer / Head Procurement and Disposal Unit
Entebbe Uganda

Funding Agencies : IDA World Bank, African Development Bank, USAID , CIDA , DFID , SIDA

Responsibilities:

– Reporting to the Executive Director

– Manage the Procurement and Contracting Function

– Develop procedures and guidelines for the implementation of cost effective procurement systems and procedures

– Prepare bidding documents for all procurement activities

– Draw Contracts and sub contract agreements

– Plan and coordinate procurement and disposal activities in line with ASARECA Guidelines.

– Prepare procurement plans and submit to IDA/ World Bank on quarterly basis

– Implement procurement plans as per ASARECA regulations and Donors ( World Bank , AfDB, USAID, CIDA , DFID, EU) guidelines.

– Assess procurement Capacity of institutions applying for grant funds before projects are approved

– Build capacity by providing training of project staff in associate institutions being funded by ASARECA

– Monitor and Review Procurement Activities of recipients of Grants( Institutions in East and central Africa ) from ASERECA

– Plan and implement Procurement Training programmes for capacity building for Organisations receiving grants from ASARECA

– Prepare monthly , quarterly and annual reports for Management and Donors

Achievements:

– Procurement Plans for ASARECA Secretariat and projects being implemented by different institutions , are in place

– Goods and works procured

– Procured Architects , Engineers and contractors for Construction of ASARECA Headquarters building in Entebbe Uganda ( USD 5 Million)

– Consultancies for the implementing programmes procured

– List of pre- qualified suppliers in place

– ASARECA standard procurement and disposal guidelines in place

– Sub grant agreements drafted and signed

– Training Programme on Procurement practices for Agricultural research funds beneficiaries in East and central Africa prepared and submitted to World Bank for approval and is approved

– 20 projects in Six countries have been monitored.

– 5 projects in 5 countries have been assessed.

– 195 Procurement and Finance officers from 10 member countries trained

 

Uganda Investment Authority
Second Private Sector Competitiveness Project (PSCPII) World Bank / Government of Uganda funded
2006 to Dec 2008
Procurement Specialist
UIA Kampala

Responsibilities:

– Manage the Procurement Function within the National procurement Law

– Prepare procurement plans and submit to IDA/ World Bank on quarterly basis

– Implement procurement plans as per government regulations and World Bank Procurement guidelines

– Carry out procurement activities according to the laws of Uganda and World Bank Procurement guidelines ,

– Prepare timely reports for management and government bodies as per National Procurement Laws

Achievements:

– Procurement Plan in place

– List of pre- qualified suppliers in place

– Procurement of engineering consultants done for Luzira , Bweyogerere and Namanve

– Contractor for Kampala industrial park roads and earth works procured (US$6mil)

– Procurement for Major works Contract underway (US$22 million)

– Procurement of contractor Luzira industrial Park roads done (US$ 2.0 mil )

– Contracts committee is guided to act according to the PPDA law

– Procurement of promotional materials done

 

Procurement Specialist
Ministry of Water and Environment
Lake Victoria Environmental Management Project (LVEMP)

 

2004-2006
Procurement Specialist/ Head procurement and Disposal Unit
Entebbe Uganda

Responsibilities:

– Manage the Procurement Function

– Prepare procurement plans and reports

– Participate in East Africa regional project procurement

– Liaise with other LVEMP project offices in East African community

– Manage clearing and forwarding of goods

– Manage distribution of goods and services

– Carryout clearing and forwarding of programme goods ,equipment and letters / parcels

– Implement procurement plans

– Carry out procurement activities according to the laws of uganda and donor guidelines ,

– Train other staff on procurement procedures

– Prepare report for management and for other government bodies as per Procurement Law

Achievements:

– Procurement plan in place

– Training manual for community leaders in place

– Laboratory Equipment bought for Makerere University, Fisheries research Kawanda Agricultural Research.

– Research Vessel for Lake Victoria Fisheries Research renovated and equipped.

– Resource Centre for Fisheries research Built.

– Computers bought and delivered to Water resources lab and offices, Zoology Department Makerere, Kawanda research station and lake Victoria project office

– High walls built to control floods for the Kampala sewerage plant

– Project vehicles bought

– Consultancies for preparation of LVEMP II hired

 

Plan International Uganda
Sept 1995- Dec 1999
Procurement Officer Location- Kampala

Responsibilities:

Manage the Procurement Function

Member of Management Team

Prepare procurement plans

Implement procurement plans

Carry out procurement activities according to the donor guidelines ,

Achievements:

– 200 bore holes built in luwero triangle

– Kawempe and Mulago Community water scheme in Kampala City Authority put in place

– 3 Schools built in Kampala City Authority , 20 Primary schools built in Luwero

– 10 Secondary Schools built in Sembabule District

– 20 Schools built in Tororo District.

– 10 Consultancy firms for Water , Health, Environment, Sanitation

Education , Poverty Alleviation, Agricultural Marketing Hired

– Vehicles, generators, vocational schools tools. Computers, motorcycles bought

 

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL ORGANISATIONS/ASSOCIATIONS

1993 to date
Institute of Logistics UK
Professional member

1995- to date
Institute of Purchasing and Supply of U.K
Professional member

2001 –To date
Uganda Institute of Chartered Accountants
Student member