Senior Officer, Supply Chain Management at Rwanda Social Security Board (RSSB) Deadline 02 April, 2024 –


Senior Officer, Supply Chain Management at Rwanda Social Security Board (RSSB) Deadline 02 April, 2024

Senior Officer, Supply Chain Management at Rwanda Social Security Board (RSSB) Deadline 02 April, 2024


Exciting Career Opportunity at the Rwanda Social Security Board (RSSB) – Senior Officer, Supply Chain Management

Are you ready to embark on a transformational journey? We are seeking a dynamic and forward-thinking leader to join us as the Senior Officer, Supply Chain Management . If you thrive in dynamic environments and are committed to innovation and transformation, this is the opportunity for you!

This role offers a unique opportunity to drive innovation within the supply chain function that are aligned to the overall strategic objectives of RSSB. Working closely with the Manager, Supply Chain Management, this role will ensure that supply chain principles are upheld and there is transparency and accountability in the supply chain processes.

Reporting to the Manager, Supply Chain Management, the Senior Officer, Supply Chain Management  will  ensure effective planning and implementation of Procurement Plan


About RSSB 

The Rwanda Social Security Board (RSSB) has the mandate to manage and promote social security in Rwanda. RSSB’s vision is to provide a comprehensive social security system that caters to the diverse social security needs of the population, RSSB plays an important role in realising Vision 2050 and the National Strategy for Transformation (NST1). RSSB manages six social security schemes, namely: Pension, Occupational Hazards, Medical scheme, CBHI, Maternity Leave Benefits and EjoHeza (Long-term Term Saving Scheme).

As a leading player in the financial sector, RSSB serves as the largest institutional investor in Rwanda. With assets under management amounting to 2.06 trillion Rwf , which is equivalent to over 15% of the country’s GDP, RSSB invests in key sectors of the economy and plays a crucial role in growing the country’s financial sector. With approximately 12 million members in the above six schemes, encompassing over 90% of Rwanda’s population, RSSB is at the forefront of securing the health and financial well-being of Rwandans.

To achieve its important mandate, RSSB is embarking on a transformative journey, aiming to become a modern, data-driven, and high-performing institution. As part of this ambitious initiative, we are seeking highly motivated individuals who are results-oriented and uphold the highest standards of professionalism and integrity. By joining RSSB, you will have the opportunity to actively contribute to the advancement of social security and overall transformation of Rwanda.


Key Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Participate in the development of procurement strategy, policies, and procedures
  2. Coordinate the preparation of Procurement Plan
  3. Identify gaps in the rules and regulations governing RSSB’s Procurement and propose possible changes
  4. Facilitate the user departments in the process of identifying Procurement needs
  5. Assist Manager supply chain in monitoring supplier performance and ensuring contractual obligations are met
  6. Coordinate the activities related to the tendering process
  7. Assist the supply chain and the contract manager in monitoring the execution of procurement contracts
  8. Identify potential risks in Procurement processes and propose mitigation strategies
  9. Coordinate all activities related to procurement budget promoting the culture of costs cutting
  10. Ensure timely submission of periodic reports
  11. Collaborate with the internal tender committees and ensure Procurement activities are well managed
  12. Perform any other duties related to the supply chain management as may be assigned from time to time


Key Qualifications and Experience

The successful candidate must have at least:

  • Bachelor’s’ Degree in Procurement, Supply chain Management, Business administration, Degree in Law, Economics or any other relevant field with at least 4 years relevant experience


  • Relevant professional qualification/ certification would be an added advantage

Key competencies

Technical Competencies:

  1. Knowledge in Procurement processes and procedures
  2. Knowledge of risk management
  3. Knowledge of laws and regulations governing Procurement
  4. Knowledge of planning and budgeting
  5. Operational excellence
  6. Total quality management
  7. Strategy expertise
  8. Understanding market trends

Behavioral Competencies:

  1. Communication & Interpersonal Skills
  2. Client Service focus
  3. Results and data Driven
  4. Managing Resources
  5. Project Planning Management
  6. Problem Solving & Quality Decision Making
  7. Leading & empowering others


Additional Information:

The position is based in Kigali, Rwanda and applicants must be willing to relocate outside their countries of domicile.

RSSB reserves the right to appoint or to issue an employment contract to the successful candidate.

Interested candidates are advised to visit the RSSB website for a more detailed job description for the role, and submit your application online by Tuesday 2 April 2024.

In addition, please attach a curriculum vitae that contains details of your qualifications, experience and positions held relevant to this role. Include your day and evening telephone numbers, email address, names and address of three professional referees. Also, attach copies of your academic and professional qualifications.

 Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit a valid Criminal Clearance Certificate.

RSSB is an Equal Opportunity Employer





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