Procurement Officer at United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA)

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Procurement Officer at United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA)

United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) is one of Africa’s leading financial institutions, with operations in 19 African countries and 3 global financial centres: London, Paris and New York. From a single country organisation founded in 1949 in Nigeria UBA has grown to become a pan-African provider of financial services with over 11 million customers, through close to 1000 business offices and touch points globally.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Procurement Officer

Location: Lagos
Job Type: Permanent

Job Objective(s)

  • To manage the procurement of the bank items / stocks and ensure quality and prompt delivery of items.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure all fixed assets and non-fixed asset request are processed using accredited vendors of the bank.
  • Ensure quality and delivery of resources within TAT.
  • Ensure all requests are duly approved in line with the empowerment policy of the bank.
  • Seek reliable vendors that can provides quality goods and services at reasonable prices.
  • Ensure all purchases are within the budget thereby achieving cost savings.
  • Adhere to quality procedures and standards and oversee purchasing administration such that all the bank’s policies and standards are upheld.
  • Ensure a comprehensive system for allocating and reconciling purchase orders
  • Compile accurate stock records, and maintain proper records of requisition and replenishment transactions.
  • Maintain good working relationship with suppliers and vendors.
  • Regular price revalidation and negotiation is carried out to ensure up to date pricing.
  • An updated price schedule for various resources bought by the bank is maintained.
  • Initiate the payment process after physical confirmation of the delivery of procured resources by vendors.
  • Invite internal control to physically inspect procured items that have been delivered.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any field.
  • 2 – 3 years related experience.

Candidate’s Profile:

  • Our ideal candidate must have knowledge of procurement and stock keeping.
  • Must be analytical, pay attention to details, have good vendor relationship and management skill.

Knowledge & Skills Required:

  • Banking Operations, Policies and Procedures
  • Expense Empowerment Policy
  • Vendor Relationship Management
  • Stock keeping techniques
  • Interpersonal and Communication skills
  • IT & Computer Appreciation
  • Analytical skill
  • Numerical Ability

What We Expect From You:

  • High degree of professional ethics, integrity and responsibility.
  • Highly organised, proactive, ability to work independently and take ownership of tasks assigned.
  • Team player with ability to work under pressure and ability to work with a wide variety of people and maintain excellent business relationship.
  • High sense of confidentiality and discreteness.

What You Should Expect From Us:

  • Our corporate culture is defined by our core values. We do not just train our people to be the best in the job, we also offer encouragement, recognition, and rewards.
  • Whatever level you are at in your career, we offer plenty of opportunities and support to build a rewarding career at UBA.
  • Here in UBA, our employees are our greatest assets and so we built a recognition and reward system that boosts productivity and enhances staff retention, instituting a culture of meritocracy.

Application Closing Date
30th March, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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