Barclays Bank Ghana Recruiting [Republished]

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8 Jun, 2012

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Banking Jobs in Ghana

Barclays Bank Ghana is seeking to recruit an experienced professional with the determination to deliver a first class in our Procurement Team.

Job Title: Head of Procurement

The Role:
To provide the Bank with the most effective price, performance and value propositions across the party expenditure in support of our business objectives.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Understand the supply market and develop appropriate procurement and approaches, strategies and supply management capabilities that deliver recognisable and measurable business value
  • Integrate purchasing as a core competence into business areas
  • Develop appropriate purchasing processes, tools and systems that support the achievement of business needs and help ensure that business value from third party expenditure is achieved
  • Develop and grow purchasing capability to meet current and future business needs
  • Authorize issuance of LPOs/ commitments of over GHs 1 million
  • Undertake forecasts/plans for annual expenditure to facilitate cost savings
  • Develop mechanisms/solutions to reduce costs and increase efficiency in the procurement processes
  • Develop and manage strategic long-term relationships with major suppliers to maintain quality service to the bank
  • Monitor achievement of SLAs by suppliers and also ensure that SLAs with internal customers are met
  • Acts as an escalation point for complex enquiries emanating from suppliers and internal customers
  • Undertake negotiations with suppliers and service providers for goods and services for transactions of over 3 million

Required Skills or Experience

  • A detailed understanding of the planning and budgeting processes and methodology
  • A detailed understanding of legislation covering procurement management
  • Detailed understanding of the principles and concepts of procurement management
  • Detailed knowledge of computerised procurement systems
  • Minimum 8 years experience in procurement
  • Minimum 4 years experience in managing a team of procurement professional
  • Worked within a large corporate environment (multinational)

Essential Qualification:

  • Professional qualification at degree/diploma level i.e. Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply UK
  • Corporate Member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Suppliers

How To Apply

To apply, please visit Barclays Careers website at:

Closing date for submission of application is one week after first publication. Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

Offer valid till: 12 Jun, 2012

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