Old Mutual – Group Head Procurement & Contracts Administrations Manager (OMAO), Nairobi.

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Job Description

  • Procurement Management: Offer advisory services to user departments for effective and efficient implementation of procurement plans
  • Supplier Management: Source the market for competent suppliers and contractors, pre-qualification of suppliers.
  • Responsible for the development, implementation and on-going management of the Procurement Strategy for UAPOM Group to influence legal compliance of procurement policy and supporting legislation across the institution and to generate value for money for UAPOM Group and the respective Institutions.
  • Responsible for end to end management of all contracts in liaison with user departments and legal through the creation or managing of existing repository;
  • Responsible for continuous review and management/mitigating actions for all risks including identification of all emerging risks
  • To lead the development and implementation of procurement policies and system strategies to support tendering, contracts management, spend analytics and supplier performance management.
  • To lead the development of new supply chains including small/medium enterprises (SMEs) to create greater competition and align the business to category procurement strategies.
  • To drive continuous improvement, best value and quality improvements within the team and departments in challenging existing practices and actively seek ways to achieve better outcomes, contributing to ensure key performance and financial targets are met and corrective action taken where necessary.
  •  To leverage resources across all boundaries to support business goals, bringing all expertise necessary to address the institutions challenges to safeguard against contractual and commercial risk.
  • To report to the Senior Executive team and respective committees as may be required from time to time to provide up to date status reports on procurement to include development, demonstrate value for money and compliance to regulatory procurement requirements, including Anti-Bribery and Corruption and Fraud.
  • To ensure all aspects of regulatory compliance are adhered to in regard to the respective Procurement Policies and external requirements and implement strategies that safeguard the UAPOM’s contractual and commercial risk.
  • To develop excellent and effective collaborative relationships with key stakeholders and external providers and other agencies to ensure strategic and operational needs are fully understood and incorporated.
  • Implementation of appropriate Frameworks including but not limited to Government Procurement Services (GPS) and Southern University Procurement Consortia (SUPC).
  • To lead and motivate staff and ensure that they receive appropriate support, training and development to achieve their potential. To line manage the sustainable Procurement Manager, Procurement Officer and Supply Chain Manager.
  • To identify and address procurement training needs across the Group for individual and organizational development.
  • Establishing and managing future demand and capacity planning including the development to supplier risk management.
  • Promote importance of procurement across the organization and best practice through continuous improvement
  • Act as the principle conduit for formal communications with external companies during the procurement process.

Undertaking other duties not specifically stated which from time to time are necessary without altering the nature or level of responsibility.

 

Responsibilities

Procurement Management: Offer advisory services to user departments for effective and efficient implementation of procurement plans
Supplier Management: Source the market for competent suppliers and contractors, pre-qualification of suppliers.
Responsible for the development, implementation and on-going management of the Procurement Strategy for UAPOM Group to influence legal compliance of procurement policy and supporting legislation across the institution and to generate value for money for UAPOM Group and the respective Institutions.
Responsible for end to end management of all contracts in liaison with user departments and legal through the creation or managing of existing repository;
Responsible for continuous review and management/mitigating actions for all risks including identification of all emerging risks
To lead the development and implementation of procurement policies and system strategies to support tendering, contracts management, spend analytics and supplier performance management.
To lead the development of new supply chains including small/medium enterprises (SMEs) to create greater competition and align the business to category procurement strategies.
To drive continuous improvement, best value and quality improvements within the team and departments in challenging existing practices and actively seek ways to achieve better outcomes, contributing to ensure key performance and financial targets are met and corrective action taken where necessary.
 To leverage resources across all boundaries to support business goals, bringing all expertise necessary to address the institutions challenges to safeguard against contractual and commercial risk.
To report to the Senior Executive team and respective committees as may be required from time to time to provide up to date status reports on procurement to include development, demonstrate value for money and compliance to regulatory procurement requirements, including Anti-Bribery and Corruption and Fraud.
To ensure all aspects of regulatory compliance are adhered to in regard to the respective Procurement Policies and external requirements and implement strategies that safeguard the UAPOM’s contractual and commercial risk.
To develop excellent and effective collaborative relationships with key stakeholders and external providers and other agencies to ensure strategic and operational needs are fully understood and incorporated.
Implementation of appropriate Frameworks including but not limited to Government Procurement Services (GPS) and Southern University Procurement Consortia (SUPC).
To lead and motivate staff and ensure that they receive appropriate support, training and development to achieve their potential. To line manage the sustainable Procurement Manager, Procurement Officer and Supply Chain Manager.
To identify and address procurement training needs across the Group for individual and organizational development.
Establishing and managing future demand and capacity planning including the development to supplier risk management.
Promote importance of procurement across the organization and best practice through continuous improvement
Act as the principle conduit for formal communications with external companies during the procurement process.
Undertaking other duties not specifically stated which from time to time are necessary without altering the nature or level of responsibility.

Skills and Experience

5+ years at senior management level (or higher) in a corporate environment, preferably in the financial services sector.

Education

Bachelor Commerce: Accounting And Business Administration, Bachelor Of Business Administration Honours, Bachelor of Commerce (BComm)

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Closing Date

11 February 2021

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Old Mutual Limited

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