Job Vacancy For Sourcing Specialist, Procurement At Stanbic Bank

We are looking to recruit a dynamic, results-oriented individual to occupy the position of Sourcing Specialist, Procurement

The Role:
Plan, direct and co-ordinate the activities of buyers, purchasing officers, and related workers involved in purchasing materials, products, and services.

Key Responsibilities:

•  Ensure that Total Cost of Ownership targets are met/or exceeded
•  Drive for early Strategic Sourcing involvement in the project lifecycle to better influence strategy and results through the establishment of a commodity specific Category Advisory boards
•  Develp and implement effective category strategies across the appropriate lines of business and/or the entire enterprise
•  Develop sourcing strategies and market approach, negotiating "best in class" commercial solutions aligned to business drivers or delivering specified components thereof
•  Undertake defined aspects of key commercial activities necessary to support delivery of the commercial solution (e.g. Contract Due Diligence) - undertake relevant analysis as required at key stages of the sourcing process
•  Manage the handover of commercial arrangements into live operation post contract award
•  Research, identify and analyse current supplier and market trends
•  Benchmark new processes, approaches and technology that will continually drive improvements on performance and business results
•  Contribute to the development of the strategic sourcing vision (strategic 5-year plan) and annual operating plan. Set and re-evaluate priorities in accordance with business needs and expectations
•  Build and leverage strong working relationships with internal customers and key suppliers
•  Develop and lead implementation of supply chain process improvements

Qualification Required & Experience

•  First degree in Commerce, Business, Law, Real Estates, Engineering, Procurement, IT or related discipline. A professional qualification in Procurement will be an added advantage


•  4 years practical experience in Logistics and Facilities planning and buying; Extensive knowledge of Sourcing and Supplier Management techniques within RES or IT environment - i.e. Real Estates & Facilities and IT equipment & Services

Knowledge & Skills:

•  Strong communication, negotiation and persuasion skills (across the business)
•  Independent, socially confident, quick to establish rapport and build credibility with all stakeholders
•  Ability to listen and probe customers effectively to ensure proper understanding of needs
•  People management skills, including team building, team motivation, goal planning and optimising team skills to deliver results
•  Risk management and Project Management skills
•  Strong customer focus and service orientation
•  Creative, analytical with good probelm-solving skills
•  High emotional intelligence
•  Strong business acumen and ability to translate strategy into business plans

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested persons may e-mail their application letter and current Curriculum Vitae (CV) to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 08 March 2013
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