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Saturday, April 28, 2018

Manager, Administration and Procurement Job at Opportunity Bank (U) Ltd - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Manager, Administration and Procurement

Jobs at:
Opportunity Bank (U) Ltd

Deadline of this Job:
May 4, 2018

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Opportunity Bank (U) Ltd is a leading provider of microfinance services in Uganda with huge expansion plans. The Bank is a member of the MyBucks SA group, a leading FINTECH provider and opportunity international. A global microfinance institution sewing over 3 Million customers in different countries.

Opportunity Bank seeks suitably qualified candidates with Commercial Banking experience to fill the following available positions

Job Title: Manager, Administration and Procurement
Reports in: Executive Director

Key Result Areas:
  • To develop the Banks Procurement and general administration strategy in response to business needs.
  • Manage Departmental planning and overseeing the implementation of annual work plans and business plans, operational systems and procedures in line with Bank of Uganda Regulations. PPDA best practice guidance, bank policies and customer expectations.
  • To develop the organization wide procurement plan and ensure timely approval and execution of procurement process in the line with the procurement plan and policies.
  • Plan and coordinate the periodic prequalification of company suppliers and service providers
  • Work closely with other Departments Heads to align procurement needs with existing funding
  • Support the business in tax planning and management within the supply chain; manage the tendering processes in line with the company's procurement policies and procedures.
  • To manage the process of goods and services acquisition and disposal from needs assessment to tendering to negotiation and award of contract in line with the Banks strategy.
  • To research market trends and linkages amongst suppliers and advise the business accordingly.
  • To participate in both internal and external audit exercises as required and take corrective action arising from issues relating to procurement,
  • To provide leadership to the procurement team and escalate performance issues according.
  • implement corrective actions agreed with assurance functions such as Risk, internal Audit, External Audit, Bank cl Uganda etc.
  • Other duties include Fleet Management, People Management, Estates Management and General Administration.

Qualifications & Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Statistics, Procurement and Supply Chain Management and professional qualifications (CIPS), Post graduate qualifications such as MBA, OR similar qualifications is Mandatory.
  • At least 5 years in Procurement and general Administration 2 of which must be at supervisory level
  • Proven track record of developing systems and procedures that support the Administration and Procurement Function
  • Knowledge of the Ugandan banking regulations and statutory requirements

More details about the roles can be obtained from our website: 

Job application procedure
Interested candidates should send their signed application letters together with their curriculum vitae not later than May 4, 2018 to: The Human Resources Manager, opportunity Bank Uganda Limited, Plot 1259, Old Kira Road, P. 0. Box 33513 Kampala