Uganda Breweries Ltd Market Category Specialist, Indirects, Risk, Gov. & Sustainability Jobs in Uganda

Uganda Breweries Ltd Market Category Specialist, Indirects, Risk, Gov. & Sustainability Jobs in Uganda

Purpose of the Role

  • Deliver Procurement outcomes for Diageo within one or more categories of spend, through effective support to Specialists and Managers across Procurement CoEs.

    This includes (but is not limited to):

  • Applying strategic procurement excellence, through provision of research, data, analysis and insights that enables creation of category strategies that deliver procurement value for Diageo.

  • Supporting Sourcing activities for specific categories of spend procured in Market.

  • Supporting end-to-end execution of category strategies, working with global and other market category professionals in line with strategy.

  • Developing subject-matter expertise for specific spend categories, supporting collection and leverage of supply market expertise and management of a reusable knowledge base for development and application of supply market data and information to strategy development and sourcing.

  • The Market Category Analyst is accountable for active participation in a global community of procurement professionals in one or more spend categories, including joining regular meetings, supporting alignment around strategy, supporting development of own and others’ capabilities & expertise and sharing of best practices.

  • S/he is also accountable for aligning local data with Diageo standards for data, knowledge management and for ensuring global access to it.


  • Build, manage and grow expertise in one or more spend categories, including understanding of supply markets, suppliers, stakeholders.

  • Become a subject-matter expert and share with others in a global community of category professionals

  • Apply expertise and standards to identify and win new value for Diageo.

    Knowledge Management

  • Drive development of best in class market data and knowledge and ensure its availability and active management/ refresh.

  • Apply Diageo standards for category excellence.

  • Contribute to improvement of existing and development
    of new tools & techniques.

    Category Strategy

    Business partnering

  • Support category managers and specialists in developing relationships with stakeholders, partners and suppliers for deeper insights into needs and capabilities; articulate requirements and deliver insights for greater value from stakeholder collaboration.

    Strategy Development

  • For one or more spend categories, support development and evolution of category strategies by (1) researching and analyzing supply markets and dynamics and providing insights to specialists and managers; and (2) assessing opportunities and proposing solutions.

    Best in class capabilities

  • Generate insights from internal and external benchmarking, develop cost models to consider scenarios with suppliers and stakeholders and build & evolve analytics capabilities that allow regular review and improvement of strategies.

    Strategy Execution

  • Support end to end execution of category strategies across geographical and organizational boundaries.

  • Track and monitor progress against performance goals, providing detailed, monthly KPI data (including reconciliation to category team tracking projects, savings, supplier performance, etc.).

  • Support to Global CoEs. Support Global CoEs with strategy development, including for CM4 (global agreements), CM3 (above-region leverage) and CM2 (above-market leverage) by providing relevant Market-wide and local market data, analysis and insights

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Uganda Breweries Ltd Market Category Specialist, Indirects, Risk, Gov. & Sustainability Jobs in Uganda

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