Job Vacancy For Procurement Manager At UT Holdings Limited

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following position UT Holdings Ltd, Ghana:- Procurement Manager

Job Purpose

The basic purpose of the Procurement Manager is to procure, expedite and schedule deliveries of works and services to job site.

Key Responsibilities

•  Good understanding of key components of a works tender document i.e Specifications, Bills of Quantities, Drawings etc.
•  Maintain a database of current prices of materials, labour rates and rate analysis of works items
•  Ability to prepare and vet payment certificates and control project budget
•  Liaise with Project Team in the administration of projects
•  Ability to review works programme and its implication on project
•  Continuously monitoring, evaluating and improving contractors performance
•  Resolving disputes and claims with contractors
•  Promoting best practice across the company
•  Involved in writing up contracts for projects
•  Maintain and implement construction budget for each project
•  Negotiate pricing contracts with subcontractors and suppliers
•  Assist in creating scopes of work
•  Meet subcontractors and suppliers on-site as necessary
•  Ensure compliance to projecty budgets and provide analysis of deviations
•  Develop and implement new purchasing strategies to deliver ongoing cost reductions and process simplification
•  Establish new relationships with subcontractors ans suppliers to ensure adequate resources of all projects and to continually improve pricing and quality of work

Key Competencies

•  Ability to read and understand construction drawings
•  Ability to review tender documents
•  Ability to accurately describe and assess the status of a construction project  and be ready to provide possible solutions when necessary
•  Excellent communication skills and ability to communicate with subcontractors, suppliers and clients
•  Excellent negotiations skills
•  Excellent problem-solving abilities and experience with complex transactions with little supervision
•  Excellent computer skills
•  Excellent time management skills

Qualification Required & Experience

•  Minimum of a first degree or its equivalent in Procurement and in depth knowledge of Engineering and construction Management with at least 8 years relevant experience
•  A strong background in Works Procurement and Administration will be preferred
•  Professional qualification in Purchasing & Supply
•  Professional Member of the Ghana Institution of Engineers, Architects or Surveyors with the requisite experience are encouraged to apply.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Qualified applicants may apply with detailed curricula vitae:

By hand to:

The Head Office
UT Holdings Limited
UT Home
48 Kwame Nkrumah Avenue

Please indicate on the top left hand side of the envelope the position being applied for:- Procurement Manager

By email to:-

[email protected]

Closing Date: 20 May, 2013

Please make the position being applied for, Procurement Manager the subject line of the email.
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