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Procurement Manager

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Transportation, logistics, driving
  • Manager (team leader)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent

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Job Summary

The position holder uses available resources to obtain value for money in a transparent and efficient manner in all procurements and disposals of the bank in line with the PPDA framework and bank procedures.

Minimum Requirements

  1. Degree in Procurement and Logistics or B.Com (Procurement) or Degree in Purchasing and Supplies from recognized university is a MUST.
  2. Postgraduate qualifications are added advantage in field of Procurement
  3. Full MCIPS or NEVI qualification is a MUST
  4. Proven minimum of at least seven years’ experience in procurement preferably in a relatively busy central government or private/financial firm of which at least three are preferably in senior position
  5. Negotiation, leadership and risk management skills.
  6. Good Knowledge and experience working with PPDA Act, regulations and guidelines as well as best practice principles in procurement and disposal processes.
  7. Strong analytical, problem solving and process improvement skills
  8. Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  9. High level of integrity and confidentiality

The following documents should accompany the application:
  1. Detailed CV
  2. Certified copies of academic documents
  3. Applicants address and day time telephone contacts
  4. Postal/email address and daytime telephone contact of three referees of good standing in society.


  1. Manage the Procurement and Disposal unit by formulating Work Plans and supervise the implementation of such plans in line with the bank’s procurement plan
  2. To be the focal person in all procurements and disposals from planning, soliciting for bids/proposals, evaluating, award, contract formulation and guide on contract management issues and all correspondences with bidders/providers
  3. To be the focal person of disseminating knowledge and technical and managerial advice to all departments, Contracts Committee and the Executives in relation to all procurements/disposals and the implementation of procurement plans.
  4. Draft the bank’s procurement plan and monitor its implementation and ensure timely submission to respective stakeholders as required
  5. Ensure continuous improvement in systems, procedures and processes to improve efficiency and quality contribution of the unit to the bank as a whole in a bid to contribute to the bank’s bottom-line and efficient support to bank’s operations
  6. Ensure timely quality periodic reports are submitted to Supervisor, Contracts Committee, Accounting Officer and PPDA in a timely manner
  7. Forecasting and minimizing of risks on all procurement and disposal transactions to avert any negative impact to the unit and the bank in general including the reputational risk.
  8. Manage knowledge and skills imparting to all stakeholders including users, executives and Contracts Committee members as well as career growth initiatives for the PDU staff.
  9. Manage and maintain the prequalification exercise and lists as required by the bank manuals and PPDA regulations
  10. Professionally and ethically manage the bank-provider relationships to ensure a sustainable supply chain with value additions and cost management initiatives. In particular ensure timely performance of contracts and timely payment for the services offered to the bank in line with the contracts issued out after appropriate interpretation.
  11. Ensure appropriate compliance and excellent relationships with external stakeholders including but not limited to external auditors, Solicitor General’s office, PPDA etc

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Uganda
Area of work: Transportation, logistics, driving
Seniority: Manager (team leader)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 7 years
Required skills: Risk analysis; Contractual negotiations; Supply and demand planning; Procurement; Supplier evaluation and management; Bidding and proposal generation
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

PostBank Uganda

Banking, microfinance, insuranceCompany size: 500-1000 people

PostBank Uganda Limited was established in accordance with the Communications Act of 1997. It was incorporated in February 1998 as a limited liability company to take over operations of the former Post Office Savings Bank, which has been in existence since 1926. PBU is 100% owned by the Government of Uganda. And is currently run by the Board of Directors headed by Chairman and for day to day operations it’s guided by the Management team headed by the Managing Director. PostBank currently has 37 branches supported by 9 mobile banking vans with an operational presence in over 50 districts. Our branch network is also supplemented by point of sale machines and a number of authorized cash points across the country. We serve over 600,000 customers. Our deposit base and loan portfolio is over 200 billion and 170 Billion respectively. The bank's operations are supervised by the Bank of Uganda under Financial Institutions Act. The Bank also subscribes to Depositors Insurance Scheme at bank of Uganda, meaning that in the unlikely of a Bank failure, our customers are compensated for up to UGX 2 M Uganda Shillings.