Category Manager – Network, Hardware, PPE & Specialized Equipment Employment Opportunity – Umeme
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Procurement
Umeme is the largest electricity distribution company in Uganda, with a
mandate of operating, maintaining, upgrading and expanding the electricity
distribution network, retailing electricity to its customers, improving
efficiency within the electricity distribution system. Umeme Limited is listed
on the Uganda Securities Exchange and cross-listed on the Nairobi Securities
Exchange since 2012. Umeme has over 620,000 customers of which 20% are on
pre-paid metering, a staff complement of 1,400 employees and has over the last
9 years invested US$ 271 m in the electricity distribution system.
Job Summary: The
Category Manager – Network, Hardware, PPE & Specialized equipment will
primarily develop and implement category strategies in line with
incumbent will conduct baseline spend analyses for the category.
category plans and strategies in line with business needs and ensure
fulfilment as per users’ goods, materials and services.
the category management framework in line with the procurement
processes, policies and procedures.
the process of defining user specifications and requirements for services
and materials within the category.
supplier key performance indicators (KPIs) and targets in line with
agreed contract terms of reference (TORs) for monitoring by the contracts
and performance management team.
incumbent will also continuously analyze the category market to develop
in-depth knowledge and guide the business on the most efficient
sourcing and buying strategies for a specific category.
the tendering, procurement and disposal processes for goods and services
for the category in line with the policies and procedures of the company.
- Manage optimal supply and availability of
specific category items in liaison with the inventory management team and
relevant stakeholders to minimize over-stocking and stock-outs.
closely with the inventory manager and follow up with suppliers for goods that
require repair/warranty or rejection in line with the irregularity or
ideal candidate for the Umeme Category Manager – Network, Hardware, PPE
& Specialized equipment job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree or
equivalent in Engineering, Procurement, Business Administration
(Finance), Statistics or an associated discipline.
of a Postgraduate qualification in procurement and Supply Chain
Management such as Master’s Degree in a Supply Chain Management field,
Chartered Institute of
& Supply (CIPS), Certified Professional in Supply Management
(CPSM), Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) etc.
minimum of four years of related working experience in an SCM role, two of
which should have been spent in a supervisory role
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to fill
out the online form at the link below.
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