Procurement Specialist Job Careers – Stanbic Bank

Job Title:       Procurement Specialist

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 Management

  • Timely execution of all product and service supply requirements from
    internal stakeholders.
  • 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 development


  • Strict adherence to utilisation of approved supplier database
  • Ensure sourcing is in line with organisational and regulatory
    governance provisions.
  • Control and manage procurement related documentation for reference
    and audit purposes.


  • 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
    should hold a Business Degree
  • CIPS or equivalent professional Procurement qualification
  • A minimum of three years of work 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 skills

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.


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