Country Category Manager

The Role Responsibilities

The Category Manager will work within the Kenya Supply Chain team to manage spend and contracts associated within East Africa Cluster.

Helps to develop and execute the Procurement strategy whilst ensuring alignment to any applicable global strategies.
Deliver saves targets for Kenya/ East Africa via sourcing negotiations.
Develop and execute demand management initiatives.
Assist in assuring that the Third-Party Management Policy and Third Party Risk Standards is adhered to within all Corporate Services business areas in Middle East.
Representing SCM to appropriate Business Stakeholders.


Understands and executes on the region’s business requirements within consistent global standards
Defines and implements supply chain strategies in the region, whilst ensuring appropriate alignment to global strategies.

Drives supply chain sourcing activities in the Kenya/ East Africa Cluster.
Shares accountability with other Country Category Managers for achieving country sourcing targets in the region.
Develop and implement regional initiatives to further the objectives of SCM in the region.
Establish and maintains effective relationships with stakeholders and SCM global category managers

Adhere to all SCM processes and procedures.
Utilise the available SCM related tools to ensure compliance and spend control.
Work collaboratively with SCM operations team (including Hub) to ensure effective and efficient service delivery for the country.
Risk Management

Support and execute necessary actions and deliverables to meet existing and new regulatory requirements that relate to the bank’s supplier base.
Support country risk reviews for SCM and implement corrective actions as required
Regulatory & Business Conduct

Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group’s Values and Code of Conduct.
Take personal responsibility for embedding the highest standards of ethics, including regulatory and business conduct, across Standard Chartered Bank. This includes understanding and ensuring compliance with, in letter and spirit, all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and the Group Code of Conduct.
Key Stakeholders

Global Category Managers
SCM Country Heads in region
Business/Function Heads and their delegates in the country.

Academic or Professional Education/Qualifications: Degree or equivalent qualifications
Licences and Certifications/accreditations: NA
Professional Memberships: CIPS or similar desirable
Must be a member of Kenya Institute of Supplies Management
Languages; English
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About Standard Chartered Bank Kenya

Standard Chartered Kenya, whose official name is Standard Chartered Bank Kenya Limited, but is sometimes referred to as Stanchart Kenya, is a commercial bank in Kenya.