Procurement Manager Job Vacancy – Eskom

Job Title:
  
  Procurement Manager
OrganisationEskom Uganda Limited
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Finance
Director
About US:
Eskom Uganda is a wholly owned
subsidiary of Eskom Holdings South Africa and is registered as a limited
liability company in Uganda. The company generates 42% of Uganda’s electricity,
operates within a framework of four contracts and has its own board of
directors. Our business is operating and maintaining Nalubaale and Kiira
hydroelectric Power Stations. Our mission is to be the Centre of Excellence in
Power Concession Management.
Job Summary:  The Procurement manager will be responsible
for steering the
company
in establishing and maintaining professional, transparent and cost effective
procurement practices. He /she will also develop
procurement policies and procedures and monitor the implementation of the
procurement cycle as per the company policies.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
1. Strategic
Direction:
  • Update and develop procurement strategies that are
    relevant to the business.
  • Offer strategic leadership on new pronouncements
    & developments in procurement.
  • Provide inputs into the business strategic plans
2. Stakeholder
Management:
  • Maintain constant liaison with existing and
    prospective suppliers.
  • Maintain constant liaison and ensure alignment of EUL
    policies with those at Eskom Head office
  • Manage the maintenance and updating of supplier
    database as per the procurement policies and procedures
  • Provide continuous education and awareness programmes
    and interventions for technical staff to facilitate policy and procedural
    compliance
  • Recommend and facilitate training for procurement
    committee members on a needs basis
3. Process Management:
  • Work closely with the plant managers, establish
    priorities, lead times and procure goods and services accordingly
  • Ensure consistent application of appropriate
    procurement practices and strategies for all goods and services required
    by the company.
  • Offer administrative support to the various
    procurement committees
  • Design and monitor a system for contract management
    in the procurement process and provide technical support to user
    departments in contract management, in accordance with Eskom policies and
    procedures
4. Risk Management
& Compliance:
  • Continuously assess risks inherent in the procurement
    process and develop mitigation measures
  • Regularly review the effectiveness of the mitigation
    measures and advise management on a continuous basis
  • Actively monitor compliance to the procurement
    process.
5. Support to
staff and other Managers:
  • Carry out mentoring and coaching for sectional
    members so as to improve their competences in line with EUL human resource
    manual
  • Guide management of EUL on procurement matters.
Key Performance Indicators:
  • Contract
    negotiation.
  • Stakeholder
    management – supplier and internal customer relationships.
  • Procurement
    cycle time management.
  • Project
    and contract management.
  • Compliance
    and risk management
  • Tender
    process management
  • Quality
    management.
  • Market
    intelligence and research.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should possess professional CIPS
    Qualification and a relevant Bachelor’s Degree Procurement Studies.
    Candidates with an Engineering
    background are encouraged to apply
  • At
    least five years of relevant experience
  • Skills
    in Strategic decision-making
  • Leadership
    disposition
  • Good
    Planning and Organizational Skills
  • Driving
    for Results
  • Delegating
    Responsibility
  • Customer
    Focus
  • High
    Business Acumen
  • Gaining
    Commitment
  • Excellent
    coaching skills
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified
candidates should visit the web link below and create a profile on the NFT
Consult website by entering their e-mail addresses. Please visit web link below
and click Apply now if convinced you have the job requirements. The
applications/CVs should be prepared in English and submitted in either MS Word
or PDF format will be considered.

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