Barclays Bank Jobs – Sourcing and Governance Manager

Organisation: Barclays Bank
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Country Head of Sourcing
About Barclays Africa: 
Barclays Africa encompasses Barclays Global Retail Banking, Corporate
Banking, and Barclaycard operations in 10 countries organised in four
geographic areas: North Africa (Egypt), East and West Africa (Ghana, Tanzania,
Uganda and Kenya),  Southern Africa (Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe), and
Indian Ocean (Mauritius and Seychelles).
Barclays Africa serves its 2.8m customers through a network of 573
branches and service centres providing a variety of traditional financial
products including retail mortgages, current and deposit accounts, commercial
lending, unsecured lending, credit cards, treasury and investments.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: The Sourcing and
Governance Manager will be mainly responsible for the following:
1. Governance and Controls manager responsibilities: Deliver
the Sourcing Ethics, Risks, Governance and Control activity in-country to
realise significant control over the third party arena thereby enabling value
delivery for business and build market leading sourcing capability:
  • Deliver Sourcing
    Governance support in respect of SSMP guidance for the in country sourcing
  • Set up and implement
    in-country sourcing governance, controls and process and train in-country
    sourcing function as required (Sourcing & Supplier Management Policy;
    P2P; Preferred Supplier Lists; Principle Risk Reports; Compliance
  • Implement robust
    compliance monitoring tools and processes to ensure adherence to Global
    & EM Sourcing policies
  • Responsible for the
    improvement for all Sourcing activity ensuring that these are successfully
    transitioned and embedded in the local country business in accordance with
    the Sourcing governance and control policies and processes
  • In charge of
    development and building of  relationships to influence the
    business and steer the strategic direction in local Sourcing activity
  • Work in liaison with
    business, EM sourcing teams and specialist functional support (Compliance,
    Risk, Audit, Legal, etc) to deliver goals
  • Develop, lead and
    motivate local teams to adhere and embed the SSMP policies and processes
  • Take leas in knowledge
    sharing across team, Sourcing and the business through Global Sourcing
    Ethics, Risks and Governance policies, ensuring consistent implementation
    of best in class tools and techniques
  • Ensure that all local
    sourcing activity meets the requirements of country legal and regulatory
2. MI Analyst responsibilities:
  • Proactively monitor
    and Coordinate management Information within Sourcing and Facilities.
  • Technically support a
    sustained improvement in Service evidenced by reduced  customer
    complaints and positive feedback from the business.
  • Coordinate
    communication cascades and escalate feedback to the departmental line
  • Co-ordinate budgets
    for sourcing and Facilities.
  • Double-up as the
    Personal Assistant to the Head of Sourcing and facilities management.
  • Analyse MI and provide
    recommendations for improvement.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal Barclays
    candidate must be a graduate calibre with significant Sourcing governance,
    risk and controls management experience across a number of business
    disciplines and geographies
  • Possess strong Ethics,
    Risk, Controls and Governance skills in complex and international
  • Wide appreciation of
    the global banking market, consolidation and new venture activity
  • Possess the ability to
    lead change
  • Excellent networking
    and relationship management skills at senior and Executive levels, with
    well developed and adaptable influencing skills
  • Good planning,
    prioritization and project management disciplines
  • Possess an excellent
    track record in successful country senior stakeholder and risk management
  • Good track record of
    contributing, influencing, and managing relationships at Senior Director
How to Apply:
If you feel challenged by any of the above positions, and believe you
can deliver on key deliverables as outlined above, upload your application
letter, current curriculum vitae and photocopies of academic certificate to our
recruitment website detail below:
 -> Job Number (Type 00149300)
Barclays is an equal opportunity employer that recruits, develops and
promotes people on merit, and rewards outstanding performance, regardless of
background and gender.
For queries contact us on 0417122453 or
Deadline:  12th June, 2014

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