Senior Manager Procurement (1 Position(s))
Job Purpose:

The primary purpose of this role is to be fully responsible for the company’s end to end sourcing of products and services within purchase category.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Be a focal liaison in all projects coming from PMO, HR, ICT & Credit.
  • Develop and implement annual procurement plans and strategies to meet business needs, enhance stakeholder engagement, and challenge and motivate suppliers to optimize service outcomes.
  • Partner with internal stakeholders to develop innovative strategies, lead high-level negotiations and manage contracts to deliver value for money outcomes.
  • Identify scope-gaps and responsibility matrix together with user departments, pre-, during- and after sourcing in order to deliver high quality projects yet meeting deadlines.
  • Evaluate prices and commercial terms in light of Total Cost of Ownership.
  • Identify and mitigate potential risks during tendering and supplier selection.
  • Provide authoritative advice to internal stakeholders on all aspects of the procurement to achieve delivery of business outcomes and support policy directions.
  • Be responsible for negotiations for best possible cost service guarantee and develop “win-win” strategies that achieve sustainable relationships with suppliers.
  • Manage cross-functional teams to successfully deliver procurement business plans and achieve optimal outcomes from procurement activities.
  • Analyze industry trends and evolving technology to proactively identify supply base issues to minimize risk and protect continuity of supply.
  • Track and update all related stakeholders of the departmental project dashboard.
  • Coordinate internal stakeholders and vendors for the timely and flawless execution of projects.
  • Lead the implementation of policies, procedures, systems and performance management frameworks to ensure a high level of professional practice and deliver compliant, effective and efficient procurement outcomes.
  • Review current procurement processes and make recommendations for improvement where appropriate.
  • Independently manage procurements of high complexity from start to end, including developing sourcing strategies, and execution of procurements from preparation to finalization.
  • Identify cost reduction opportunities to achieve financial goals.
  • Participate in various improvement projects for the Bank.
  • Train Procurement Manager and Specialists in the Bank, as relevant, and serve as mentor to the departmental colleagues.
  • Resolve complicated Supplier Relationship & Contract Management issues.
  • Develop and implement category strategies with support from Head of Procurement.
  • Ensure appropriate terms & conditions are proposed, negotiated, finalized and perform risk management during procurement and contract management cycle.
  • Timely follow up on deliveries on purchased goods and services.

Attributes:

  • Must have excellent presentation and communication skills.
  • Must have advanced working knowledge of MS Office, with advanced Excel knowledge and reporting.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, negotiation & presentation skills.
  • Must have a high degree of integrity.
  • Must have the ability to manage projects and establish clear goals and accountabilities to ensure successful delivery (on time, within budget, and meeting agreed SLAs)
  • Must have the ability to operate in multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary environment
  • Must have good analytical performance of suppliers against criteria such as quality, cost, reliability and financial skills to assess the total cost of ownership, including price and factors such as the costs of delivery, administration and after sale maintenance and services.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • University degree in ICT or Engineering. CPSP, Master’s Degree in Procurement or Project Management will be an added advantage.
  • Must have at least 5 years-experience in procurement
  • Must have managed (successfully delivered) high complex projects independently within his/her working experience.

Job closing date for this position : 30-Sep-2021

Auditor I (2 Position(s))
Job Purpose:

To assist Audit Manager by leading and coordinating the audit assignment at planning, on the field execution and reporting of audit engagements; Assisting the Managers and Senior Managers by ensuring key risks (including fraud risk) of the process being audited are identified and well communicated and understood by the audit team.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the audit assignment by ensuring key risks (including fraud risk) of the process being audited are identified and communicated to other team members of the assignment.
  • Confirming with processes owners the accuracy of processes flow documented.
  • Communicate and liaise with the process owners in all matters regarding the assignment throughout the audit.
  • Drafting management letter points highlighting key control weaknesses noted during the audit and recommendations to improve them
  • Ensuring sufficient audit evidence have been documented to support audit opinion
  • Drafting quality audit reports to be presented to management.
  • Identify root causes or contributing factors relating to risks; make recommendations to improve shortcomings
  • Review of risk management, internal controls and governance processes in the department audited.
  • Review the work of team members, raises review points and ensure the review points have been cleared
  • Leading discussions with the business regarding audit observations ensuring observations are well understood and actions plans are agreed with the business to close the control weaknesses identified.
  • Assist team members to address the review comments raised by the Audit managers/Senior audit managers.
  • Provide leadership to audit team in audit assignment through reviewing the work of team members, raise review points and ensure the review points have been cleared.
  • Providing coaching to team members.
  • Provide regular feedback and training to junior auditors on areas that need improvement.
  • Improve technical knowledge as well as soft skills through self-learning or training including mandatory CPE requirements
  • Be an expert in banking operations and sharing knowledge with the audit team and peers in the business through presentations.

Attributes:

  • Good knowledge of finance and accounting and experience with internal audit practice in financial institutions.
  • Ability to lead and motivate teams towards a common goal
  • Knowledge of audit tools such as ACL, IDEA, Microsoft vision etc
  • Knowledge of risks and controls of banking operations.
  • Sound communication skills both written and oral
  • Knowledge of applying internal audit standards (IPPF)

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a recognized university in business or finance.
  • Possession of professional auditing or accounting qualification i.e. CIA, CPA, CISA, ACCA or equivalent will be an added advantage.
  • At least 2 – 4 years auditing/accounting experience in a reputable audit firm or financial institution.

Job closing date for this position: 27-Sep-2021
NMB Bank Plc is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
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