Category Lead – Facilities & Administration Employment Opportunity – DFCU Bank

Organization: DFCU
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Head
of Procurement
About US:
DFCU Bank is a fast
growing commercial bank offering a variety of innovative products and services.
DFCU Limited was started by the Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) of
the United Kingdom and the Government of Uganda through the Uganda Development
Corporation (UDC) under the name of Development Finance Company of Uganda
Limited. Later restructuring brought in DEG (of Germany) and International
Finance Corporation (IFC) as equal partners with CDC and UDC, each having a 25%
stake in the company. Its objective was to support long-term development
projects whose financing needs and risk did not appeal to the then existing
financial commercial lending institutions.
Job Summary:    The Category
Lead – Facilities & Administration is responsible for executing the Bank’s
procurement processes for the assigned category including; procurement requests
processing, supplier selection, order evaluation, facilitation of approvals by
the Procurement Committee and services’ evaluation.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
in the receipt of feedback on the service provision of the external service
providers, and management of the feedback to ensure compliance.
sustainable relationships with all relevant external stakeholders to secure the
necessary customer relationships and benefits.
the Bank’s procurement system, policies and procedures; and recommend reviews
where necessary.
tracking user requests/requisitions/requirements, LPOs, procurement orders,
in-ward deliveries of inventory/ supplies/ equipment and prompt
updating/feedback to stakeholders on status of procurements.
early Strategic Sourcing involvement in the project lifecycle to better
influence strategy and results through the establishment of a commodity
specific Category Advisory boards.
effective category strategies across the appropriate lines of business and/or
the entire enterprise.
sourcing strategies and market approach, negotiating “best in class” commercial
solutions aligned to business drivers or delivering specified components
new processes, approaches, and technology that will continually drive
improvements on performance and business results.
and manage procurement related documentation for reference and audit purposes.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
applicant for the DFCU Bank Category Lead – Facilities & Administration job
placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Procurement or Business Degree.
equivalent Procurement professional qualification.
Three years
of work experience in procurement, contract and supply chain management.
strategic purchasing and supply knowledge.
solving skills to analyse information, evaluate internal and external demand
and external supplier information and extract critical cost opportunities.
to detail and ability to assimilate, appraise and extract information quickly
when faced with numerous ad hoc queries.
to influence clients.
in Procurement Processes and in inventory management.
How to Apply:
All candidates who
so wish to join the banking sector in the aforementioned capacity are
encouraged to send their applications with detailed CVs including present
position and copies of relevant professional/academic certificates (University
Transcript, O & A level) to:
Deadline: 2nd 
September 2019
NB: dfcu
Bank does not solicit/accept payment in cash/kind from prospective candidates
in exchange for shortlisting or job placement. Any candidate who engages in
this kind of transaction is aiding and abetting fraud and will be automatically
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