Manager, Administration and Procurement Employment Opportunity – Opportunity Bank

Organisation: Opportunity
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Executive
About US:
Opportunity Bank Uganda Ltd
(OBUL) is a member of Opportunity International, a global microfinance
institution that provides access to financial services in 27 Countries globally
serving over 2 Million customers with Savings, Credit and other transformational
services aimed at transforming the lives of low income earners.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • The
    Manager, Administration and Procurement will develop the Banks Procurement
    and general administration strategy in response to business needs.
  • Manage
    Departmental planning and overseeing the implementation of annual work
    plans and business plans, operational systems and procedures in line with
    Bank of Uganda Regulations, PPDA best practice guidance, bank policies and
    customer expectations.
  • Develop
    the organization-wide procurement plan and ensure timely approval and
    execution of procurement process in the line with the procurement plan and
  • Plan
    and coordinate the periodic prequalification of company suppliers and
    service providers
  • Work
    closely with other Departments Heads to align procurement needs with
    existing funding
  • Support
    the business in tax planning and management within the supply chain,
    manage the tendering processes in line with the company’s procurement
    policies and procedures.
  • Manage
    the process of goods and services acquisition and disposal from needs
    assessment to tendering to negotiation and award of contract in line with
    the Bank’s strategy.
  • The
    incumbent will research market trends and linkages amongst suppliers and
    advise the business accordingly.
  • Actively
    participate in both internal and external audit exercises as required and
    take corrective action arising from issues relating to procurement.
  • Provide
    leadership to the procurement team and escalate performance issues according.
  • Implement
    corrective actions agreed with assurance functions such as Risk, Internal
    Audit, External Audit, Bank of Uganda etc.
  • Perform
    other duties include Fleet Management, People Management, Estates
    Management and General Administration.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    Opportunity Bank Manager, Administration and Procurement must hold a
    Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Statistics, Procurement and Supply Chain
    Management and professional qualifications (CIPS). Post graduate qualifications
    such as MBA, OR similar qualifications is Mandatory.
  • Five
    years’ experience in Procurement and general Administration 2 of which
    must be at supervisory level.
  • Proven
    track record of developing systems and procedures that support the
    Administration and Procurement Function
  • Knowledge
    of the Ugandan banking regulations and statutory requirements.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send their signed application letters together
with their resume addressed to;
The Human Resource Manager
Opportunity Bank Uganda
P.O. Box 33513
Plot 1259, Old Kiira Road,
Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 4th May 2018
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