Contract & Performance Supervisor Job Careers - Umeme

Organisation: Umeme
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Contract and Performance Manager

About US:
Umeme is the largest electricity distribution company in Uganda, with a mandate of operating, maintaining, upgrading and expanding the electricity distribution network, retailing electricity to its customers, improving efficiency within the electricity distribution system. Umeme Limited is listed on the Uganda Securities Exchange and cross-listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange since 2012. Umeme has over 620,000 customers of which 20% are on pre-paid metering, a staff complement of 1,400 employees and has over the last 9 years invested US$ 271 m in the electricity distribution system.

Job Summary: The Contract & Performance Supervisor will support category management in contract and supplier relationship management through developing and monitoring supplier and business Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), monitoring contract compliance, and identifying and executing continuous performance improvement initiatives with user  departments and key suppliers.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Implement the supplier performance management model.
  • Coordinate with users, category managers and finance to ensure delivery of business plan.
  • Carry out periodic review and appraisal of supplier performance across categories in line with contract terms to ensure successful execution of agreed terms, in line with the supplier performance management model.
  • Manage supplier scorecards, communicate evaluation criteria, and facilitate regular supplier discussions.
  • Implement a formal program to develop new, small and medium size suppliers in alignment with the company’s business needs.
  • Keenly monitor contract execution and validity in collaboration with the legal department, project managers/relevant users
  • The incumbent will research and share updates on Supply Chain Management (SCM), regulations governing the business as well as supplier changes that may affect business operations.
  • Receive and address user and supplier queries and disputes in collaboration with the category managers, and ensure Win-Win Supplier- Buyer relationships.
  • Periodically review SCM processes and policies and make recommendations for improvement to ensure that SCM business needs.
  • Work closely with the ICT Department and the SCM function to support installation and optimization of systems and processes to enhance performance of the SCM function.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Umeme Contract & Performance Supervisor career opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Engineering, Law, Procurement, Business Administration (Finance), Statistics or associated
  • Possession of postgraduate qualification in procurement and Supply Chain Management,(CIPS), (CSCP) etc.
  • Possession of a postgraduate qualification in any legal field will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of three years of working experience in a similar SCM role

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to fill out the online form at the link below.

Deadline: 13th July 2017 at 5.00PM.

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