ECOBANK CAMEROUN S.A. is recruiting a Supervisor – Procurement & Vendor Management

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ECOBANK CAMEROUN S.A. is recruiting a Supervisor – Procurement & Vendor Management ready to work across the national territory.

The position is based in Douala. Job grade: 3C Job level: 4

NATURE OF CONTRACT: Permanent Contract


  • Implement best practice policies and procedures for Procurement/Vendor Management in the Affiliate.
  • Managing and leveraging on good vendor relationships for the affiliate.
  • Evaluation and appraisal of vendors and Suppliers for the affiliate.
  • Maintaining credible approved Suppliers Register for the affiliate.
  • Identification and mitigation of Sourcing and Vendor risks in all sourcing activities.
  • High Level of professionalism and ethical dealings with all vendors and Service providers.


  • Responsible for implementing procurement and vendor management Policies and Procedures
  • Deliver projects within agreed defined scope/value, time, and budget.
  • Implement strategic sourcing in the affiliate.
  • Identify, develop key vendors, manage, and track performance and capability.
  • Identification and mitigation of Sourcing and Vendor risks for projects and business as usual purchases.
  • Exploring, identifying, and tracking areas of Procurement savings.
  • Maintain accurate expenditure profiles and other relevant non – financial information in respect of suppliers / Contractors.
  • Identification, implementation and administration of Projects, contracts.
  • Management and monitoring of Service Level Agreements (internal and external).
  • Identification of commercial opportunities with suppliers that will benefit the affiliate.
  • Ensure timely deliveries of goods and services in the most cost-effective manner.
  • Organise and manage procurement staff within the affiliate and ensure that they have necessary skills and motivation to perform their duties.
  • Provide specialist advice and support to the businesses with regards to procurement and vendor management issues.
  • Reviewing procurement spend in the affiliate and providing expert advice in reducing costs.
  • Maintain affiliate Supplier database and contract register.
  • Rationalize/ Categorize the supplier database in the affiliates.
  • Ensure all contracts in the group are renewed before expiry.
  • Involvement in the recruitment of all procurement and vendor management officers and staff in the affiliates.
  • Undertake vendor / supplier appraisals and evaluations.
  • Ensure proper filing of all sourcing related files and documentation (Vendor files, PO, Contracts, Delivery notes etc.)
  • Convince major suppliers/contractors/consultants to open an account with Ecobank during sourcing
  • Any other duties that will be assigned Line Manager from time to time.


  • Affiliates Procurement and Vendor Management staff
  • All EBS Staff
  • All Ecobank Staff


  • All vendors /suppliers
  • Local Authorities and Assemblies
  • Contractors & Consultants
  • Key Real Estate Service Providers


  • Country Head EBS
  • Group Manager – Procurement and Vendor Management


  • A degree in Procurement, Supply chain, or other business-related discipline preferred.
  • A Procurement specialist with at least three to five years’ experience.
  • Member of Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) in good standing.
  • Experience using Sourcing systems preferably ARIBA
  • Very strong analytical mindset
  • Project Management knowledge.
  • Strong Communication and Negotiation skills
  • Multi-tasking and sensitive to cross-cultural exposures
  • Independent but strong team player with ability to encourage and support individuals to achieve their full potential
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Collaborative and persuasive
  • Proactive problem solver
  • Post graduate degree will be an advantage.


  • Putting Customers first
  • Performing through people
  • Delivering results
  • Managing a changing environment
  • Communicating for impact
  • Organizing and prioritizing procurement and vendor management activities.
  • Actively source for new opportunities with major potential service providers
  • Promote open, constructive, and collaborative relations
  • Set business strategy and translate into measurable goals.
  • Motivate and encourage staff to performance to the best of their abilities.
  • Managing staff, contractors, and service suppliers


Please submit your CV and motivation letter to, with the subject « Supervisor – Procurement ».

NB: Only applications matching with the desired profile will be contacted.

Ecobank is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate based on gender, religion, ethnicity, physical ability, etc…

Deadline: January 14th, 2023 at 5pm prompt

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