Procurement Specialist Employment 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 primarily 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
incumbent will also 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 Requirements;
  • 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
  • Carry out 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 preferably hold a
    Business Degree
  • CIPS or equivalent professional
    Procurement qualification
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in
    procurement processes end to end, sourcing, contract and supply chain
  • Extensive strategic purchasing and supply
  • 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: 28th March 2018
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