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Jimmy J. Adupa
International Specialist-Procurement , United Nations Mission in South Sudan/United Nations
Juba, South Sudan
I am an ardent Procurement Professional with 13 years of professional experience in public sector, USAID project, Humanitarian and Peace Keeping context in the East African region (Uganda, Rwanda and South Sudan) and currently looking for a new challenge.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Administration, Management, Finance/Accounting, Procurement
  • Disaster, Aid, Emergencies, Relief
Professional Experience:
Key highlights ( for details, refer to the attached CV).
•2018-todate (United Nations Mission in South Sudan): As International Specialist-Procurement, I spearheaded the Contracting process for the Outsourcing of the UNMISS Radio Station operation which is a key pillar for peace building in the Peace Keeping Mission mandate of the UN Peacekeeping Mission in South Sudan.
• Planning procurement actions from analysis of procurement requests, TORs, SOW, etc. through preparation of solicitations and sourcing to address procurement requirements.

•2013-2018 (World Food Programme-UGCO): As Procurement Associate, coordinated joint Inter-Agency procurement actions, leading to establishment of several Long-Term Agreements in services such as Fleet maintenance, Generator Maintenance.
•I spearheaded the contracting for major Construction projects under the Country Office Programme, namely; Food Distribution Centres, Warehouses, Feeder roads and Bridges.

•I spearheaded the revamping of the WFP Uganda Country Office supplier database, leading to the prequalification of various suppliers under different categories (Civil works, Services and Goods).

•I spearheaded the drawing up of the Country Office Procurement Plans over numerous years of my service, through coordination with respective client units.

•2017 (World Food Programme-Rwanda Country Office): As Procurement Associate: I Spearheaded the Contracting process for the construction of School kitchen & Stoves, under the school feeding programme in the WFP Rwanda Country Office.
• 2009 - 2012 At Joint Clinical Research Centre (USAID funded research project), as Purchasing Officer, I spearheaded the sourcing of specialized medical equipment, laboratory reagents, clearing and forwarding of drugs, vehicles for project operations etc.

•2006-2008 (National Water and Sewerage Cooperation): As Procurement Officer, I set up the Procurement Function/unit in the third largest Field office (Mbarara field office) in the Country and managed the unit over a period of 2.5 years before stepping down to take up another challenge.
Education:
•Certification in Humanitarian Logistics-Fritz Institute/CILT, UK August 2020-August 2023.

•Master of Business Administration (MBA)-Uganda Martyrs University.

•Graduate Diploma in Purchasing and Supply- CIPS-UK Level 6 (MCIPS)

•International Diploma in Logistics and Transport -Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.

•Bachelor of Procurement and Logistics Management –Kyambogo University- Kampala

ADDITIONAL TRAINING:
•Federal Government Contracting- American Graduate University, USA.
•Safe and Secure Approaches to Field Environments 2018
•Advanced Certificate in Public Procurement, UNDP CIPS Level 3 2018
•FIDIC Module 1- The Practical use of the 1999 FIDIC.
•FIDIC Module 2- Claims Management and Resolution of Disputes.
•Introductory Certificate in Public Procurement, UNDP CIPS Level 2

Available for:
  • Consulting assignments
  • Job opportunities
  • Being headhunted – make me an offer

    Years of Experience:
    10-15 years
    Highest Qualification:
    Masters
    Languages:
    English, Luo
    Nationality:
    Uganda
    LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jimmy-j-adupa-453769140/
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