Procurement Manager Employment Opportunity - PostBank


Job Title:   Procurement Manager
Organisation: PostBank
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Company Secretary

About US:
PostBank Uganda Ltd is a financial institution owned by the government of Uganda and regulated by Bank of Uganda. The bank has its operations in over 30 branches spread across the country and 290 ATMs after joining Interswitch.

Job Summary: The Procurement Manager uses available resources to obtain value for money in a transparent and efficient manner in all procurements and disposals of the bank in line with the PPDA framework and bank procedures.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Manage the Procurement and Disposal unit by formulating Work Plans and supervise the implementation of such plans in line with the bank’s procurement plan
  • To be the focal person in all procurements and disposals from planning, soliciting for bids/proposals, evaluating, award, contract formulation and guide on contract management issues and all correspondences with bidders/providers
  • To be the focal person of disseminating knowledge and technical and managerial advice to all departments, Contracts Committee and the Executives in relation to all procurements/disposals and the implementation of procurement plans.
  • Draft the bank’s procurement plan and monitor its implementation and ensure timely submission to respective stakeholders as required
  • Ensure continuous improvement in systems, procedures and processes to improve efficiency and quality contribution of the unit to the bank as a whole in a bid to contribute to the bank’s bottom-line and efficient support to bank’s operations
  • Ensure timely quality periodic reports are submitted to Supervisor, Contracts Committee, Accounting Officer and PPDA in a timely manner
  • Forecasting and minimizing of risks on all procurement and disposal transactions to avert any negative impact to the unit and the bank in general including the reputational risk.
  • Manage knowledge and skills imparting to all stakeholders including users, executives and Contracts Committee members as well as career growth initiatives for the PDU staff.
  • Manage and maintain the prequalification exercise and lists as required by the bank manuals and PPDA regulations
  • Professionally and ethically manage the bank-provider relationships to ensure a sustainable supply chain with value additions and cost management initiatives. In particular ensure timely performance of contracts and timely payment for the services offered to the bank in line with the contracts issued out after appropriate interpretation.
  • Ensure appropriate compliance and excellent relationships with external stakeholders including but not limited to external auditors, Solicitor General’s office, PPDA etc


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree  in Procurement and Logistics or B.Com (Procurement) or Degree in Purchasing and Supplies from recognized university is a MUST.
  • Postgraduate qualifications are added advantage in field of Procurement
  • Full MCIPS or NEVI qualification is a MUST
  • Proven minimum of at least seven years’ experience in procurement preferably in a relatively busy central government or private/financial firm of which at least three are preferably in senior position
  • Negotiation, leadership and risk management skills.
  • Good Knowledge and experience working with PPDA Act, regulations and guidelines as well as best practice principles in procurement and disposal processes.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and process improvement skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • High level of integrity and confidentiality

How to Apply:
All candidates should send the following to the address below;
  • Detailed and updated CV
  • Certified copies of certificates and testimonials
  • Applicant’s address and daytime telephone contact
  • Postal/ email address and daytime telephone contact of three referees of good standing in society.

The Head Human Resources, PostBank Uganda Limited, Plot 4/6 Nkrumah Read, P.O. Box 7189 Kampala (U)

Deadline: 17th April 2018 by 5:00pm

For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline 


Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...