Procurement Specialist Job Opportunity – Stanbic Bank

Organisation: Stanbic
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited is
a subsidiary of Stanbic Africa Holdings Limited which is in turn owned by
Standard Bank Group Limited (“the Group”), Africa’s leading banking and
financial services group. The Standard Bank Group is the leading banking group
focused on emerging markets. It is the largest African banking group ranked by
assets and earnings. Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited is the largest bank in Uganda
by assets and market capitalization. It offers a full range of banking services
through two business units; Personal and Business Banking (PBB), and Corporate
and Investment Banking (CIB).
Job Summary: The Procurement
Specialist will be responsible for the Bank’s procurement processes including;
procurement requests processing, supplier selection, order evaluation,
facilitation of approvals by the Tender Committee and services’ evaluation.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Customer Service & Stakeholder
  • Timely
    execution of all product and service supply requirements from internal
  • Support
    in the receipt of feedback on the service provision of the external
    service providers, and management of the feedback to drive customer satisfaction
  • Build
    sustainable  relationships with all
    relevant internal and external stakeholders in order to deliver win-win
    supply engagements and associated benefits
Operational Performance:
  • Implement
    the Bank’s procurement system, policies and procedures; and initiate reviews
    where necessary
  • Fast
    track the processing of user requests and provide timely feedback to
    stakeholders on the status of their requests.
  • Implements
    early Strategic Sourcing involvement in the project lifecycle to better
    influence strategy and results
  • Implements
    effective category strategies across the appropriate lines of business and/or
    the entire enterprise.
  • Implements
    sourcing strategies and market approach, negotiating “best in class”
    commercial solutions aligned to business drivers or delivering specified
    components thereof.
  • Benchmarks
    new processes, approaches, and technology that will continually drive      improvements on performance and
    business results
Cost Management:
  • Review
    all requisitions to ensure that purchases are made within the various cost
    centers’ set capital and Operational expenditure budgets.
  • Evaluate
    and where applicable, negotiate offers from pre-qualified suppliers based on
    the Procurement Policy in a timely manner and at lowest total cost of ownership
    without compromising quality
People Management: Identify appropriate training and
development programs and initiatives to support on-going personal growth and
  • Strict
    adherence to utilisation of approved supplier database
  • Ensure
    sourcing is in line with organisational and regulatory governance
  • Control
    and manage procurement related documentation for reference and audit
  • Identifies
    appropriate formal and occupational (informal) training needs and courses
    (internal/external) to develop oneself
  • Up-Skills
    oneself regarding new products and procedures through attendance of
    workshops/presentations and reading of internal and external
  • .

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the Stanbic Bank Procurement Specialist job placement
    should preferably hold a Business-related Degree
  • CIPS
    or equivalent professional Procurement qualification
  • Three
    years of experience in procurement, contract and supply chain management.
  • Experience
    in Procurement Processes
  • Extensive
    strategic purchasing and supply knowledge.
  • Problem
    solving skills
  • Attention
    to detail and ability to assimilate, appraise and extract information
    quickly when faced with numerous ad hoc queries.
  • Ability
    to influence & manage stakeholders.
  • Negotiations
How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join
the one of Africa’s biggest Banking Groups, Standard Bank in the aforementioned
capacity are encouraged to Apply Online by visiting Link below.
Deadline: 19th February 2018
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