Procurement Specialist Job Careers – Stanbic Bank

Job Title:       Procurement
Organisation: Stanbic
Duty Station: Kampala,
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 define and formalise the category plan for the
commodities managed, execute the sourcing process including supplier
identification, negotiation and supplier selection. The incumbent will deliver
sourcing results to contribute to saving targets while ensuring that Service
Level Agreements (SLA’s) with the business are being met. The jobholder will be
accountable for the vendor contracting process, including amendments, service
requests, addendums and work orders. The Procurement Specialist will assist in
the management and tracking of benefit realisation, value leakage prevention
and issue management, relationship and performance management (post-contract).
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Execute Sourcing
  • Analyse, identify and recommend go to
    market strategy for sourcing events (risk and value driven).
  • Based on business needs and when new
    needs arise, search for potential suppliers within preferred supplier
    lists, and identify additional suppliers if not on preferred supplier
    lists through market analysis. (to be signed-off by the Procurement
    Manager. Ensure thorough understanding of the said commodity, suppliers in
    the market and competitive behaviour.
  • Conduct RFx (negotiation, supplier
    selection) and support the responding suppliers in case of commercial
  • Draft and execution of the commodity
  • Facilitate clarification of technical
    questions between internal stakeholders and suppliers where required
  • For selected sourcing, follow-up on
    technical evaluations with internal stakeholders to ensure compliance with
    timeliness for RFx process
Conduct an
efficient and effective analysis, reporting and cost reduction process
  • Perform a cube analysis on all
    commodities being managed.
  • Develop a cost savings model with the
    relevant sourcing portfolios and ensure that cost reduction and risk
    management is the key driver in the commodities being managed.
  • Ensure that cost reduction targets are
    exceeded within commodities responsible for.
  • Drive local supplier development across
    all sourcing engagements.
  • Ensure that exchange rate fluctuations risks
    are adequately mitigated.
  • Ensure adherence to Stanbic Bank
    policies and procedures throughout the sourcing process
  • Perform trend analysis of buying
    patterns and analyse sourcing reports produced from spend analytics.
Ensure Efficient
and effective stake holder engagement
  • Proactively develop relationships with
    key external stakeholders including key suppliers to ensure Standard Bank
    receives appropriate co-operation when required.
  • Build and develop relationships across
    the organisation with various internal stakeholders with the intention of
    breaking down silos to maximise business growth
Ensure an effective
and efficient category management process
  • Develop a category approach by analysing
    category data and reviews with stakeholders.
  • Manage implementation of the Category
    Strategy including the coordination of projects and stakeholders.
  • Conduct market research monitoring
    category indices and market changes
  • Manage contract changes and negotiations
    in line with the category strategy
  • Develop and manage category demand plans
  • Monitor and manage category purchasing
  • Provide input into category purchasing
    process where required.
  • Manage category buying through the
    purchasing area.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Stanbic Bank
    Procurement Specialist job placement should hold a Business Degree
  • CIPS or equivalent professional
    Procurement qualification
  • Five years of experience in procurement
    processes end to end, sourcing, contract and supply chain management.
  • Extensive strategic purchasing and
    supply knowledge.
  • Attention to detail and ability to
    assimilate, appraise and extract information quickly when faced with
    numerous ad hoc queries.
  • Ability to influence and manage
  • Good negotiations skills
  • Technical sourcing
  • Supply chain management
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: 14th June 2018
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