• Procurement Officer at ​United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc

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    Date Posted: 2022-04-07

    United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc is a leading pan-African financial services institution with a global footprint. We are recruiting to fill the position of a Procurement Officer in Lagos.

    Job Objective (s)

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


    • Ensure all fixed assets and non-fixed asset requests 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 provide 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 a good working relationship with suppliers and vendors.
    • Regular price revalidation and negotiation are 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.


    • Bachelor's Degree in any field.
    • 2-3 years of related experience.

    Candidate's Profile:

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

    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:

    • A high degree of professional ethics, integrity and responsibility.
    • Highly organised, proactive, ability to work independently and take ownership of tasks assigned.
    • Team player with the ability to work under pressure and ability to work with a wide variety of people and maintain an 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.

    How to Apply
    Interested and qualified candidates should apply on or before 30th April, 2022.

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