Finance - Procurement Associate job at Deloitte


Finance - Procurement Associate job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 28 July 2022

Hiring Organization: Deloitte

Job Details:

Internal Client Services : Finance - Procurement Associate

What impact will you make?
At Deloitte we have a clear purpose, to make an impact that matters to our clients, our colleagues and our communities. From professional development to leadership opportunities and career advancement, we empower our people to be their very best - because that’s how you make an impact.

About the Department
The procurement department supports the various functions to procure and manage supplies and ensures procurement processes are managed in a diligent manner. The function also supports donor funded projects being implemented by Deloitte.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual to join our Internal Client Services Department – Finance as a Procurement Associate. This position will be based in our Kampala office in Uganda.

Job Description
Main purpose of the job

The successful candidate will support the Firm’s procurement management process in Uganda including monitoring budgets and implementation of procurement plans. He/she will provide guidance in execution of specific tasks related to procurement management in the Firm in order to ensure efficiency and effectiveness.

What you will do
• Support in the implementation of the Deloitte procurement policy, procedures, and donor requirements;
• Conduct the day-to-day procurement sourcing processes including Request for quote (RFQ), Request for proposal (RFP) to effectively meet user requirements and ensure value for money;
• Continuously manage supplier contracts in an efficient manner for performance reviews, renewals, or terminations;
• Implement vendor compliance in line with Deloitte’s Risk, Independence and Legal requirements;
• Maintain professional supplier relationships and collect data to monitor supplier performance;
• Prepare and submit monthly procurement reports;
• Collect, update, and ensure safe custody of all procurement records; and
• Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.


• Bachelor’s degree in Procurement and Supplies Management or Degree in a Business-related field with a Procurement major from a recognized university;
• At least three (3) years of relevant work experience in procurement and supply chain management;
• Membership or undertaking studies leading to qualification of Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) / Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM)/ Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) is an advantage;
• Working knowledge of SAP systems and related software is an advantage; and,
• Be a Ugandan Citizen.

Key Performance Areas

Strategic Impact - Under minimal guidance, supports the team in the delivery of services to clients in line with the defined strategic objectives
Budgets / Profitability - Effective use of time, equipment and resources.
Client Impact (External/Internal) - Proactively consults with senior/s on issues arising that may impact the broader deliverables of the team to clients.
Operational Effectiveness - Remains aware of risk in area of expertise in alignment with Deloitte policies and processes

Behavioral competencies
• Interpersonal and relationship building skills.
• Desire to develop self.
• Adaptable.
• Problem solving ability.

Technical Competencies

• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
• Well-developed computer user skills.
• Client delivery focus.
• Focus on quality and awareness of risk.
• Sound technical knowledge in specific functional area.
• Experience in drafting of presentations and reports for review.
• Basic financial knowledge and understanding.

Additional Information
Your role as a leader

At Deloitte we believe in the importance of leadership at all levels. We expect our people to embrace and live our purpose by challenging themselves to identify issues that are most important for our clients, our people, and for society and make an impact that matters.

Leadership Capabilities
• Living our Purpose - Identifies and embraces our purpose and values and puts these into practice in their professional life.
• Influence - Builds relationships and communicates effectively in order to positively influence peers and other stakeholders.

• Performance drive - Seeks opportunities to challenge self; teams with others across businesses and borders to deliver and takes accountability for own and team results.
• Strategic direction - Understands objectives for clients and Deloitte, aligns own work to objectives and sets personal priorities.
• Talent development - Develops self by actively seeking opportunities for growth, shares knowledge and experiences with others, and acts as a strong brand ambassador.

Why Deloitte?

At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there is always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help build world-class skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world.

Deloitte opens the door to a career that can cross borders virtually and physically across the African continent and globally to gain experience and access projects beyond our borders. We value difference, and embrace people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, abilities and thinking styles.

Our purpose
Deloitte is led by a purpose: to make an impact that matters. Every day, Deloitte people are making a real impact in the places they live and work. We pride ourselves on doing not only what is good for clients, but also what is good for our people and the communities in which we live and work—always striving to be an organization that is held up as a role model of quality, integrity, and positive change. Learn more about Deloitte’s impact on the world. #Makinganimpactthatmatters

Application procedure

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We want job seekers exploring opportunities at Deloitte to feel prepared and confident. To help you with your interview, we suggest that you do research to know some background about our firm and the business area you are applying to.

If you meet the above requirements, please visit our website and apply online: Deloitte East Africa Careers portal. Please ensure your resume, academic certificates and national ID are attached for your application to be considered.
Your details will be treated with confidentiality and will not be shared with any third party.
To the successful candidates, the Firm will offer a competitive and performance driven remuneration package, a highly energized team environment comprising individuals who are committed to working as one, producing results and enjoying it.

Date Posted: 2022-07-14