Procurement and Logistics Coordinator

Lumos Nigeria

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JOB PURPOSE

Txtlight Power Solutions Ltd. is looking for an experienced procurement and logistics person to manage the Company’s supply of products and services. This role is part of the logistics chain which is crucial to the overall success of the Company. Responsibilities will include strategizing on cost-effective contracts, supplier management, effective inventory management and stock control processes, storage and warehousing, transportation and distribution of goods, ensuring that the right products are delivered to the right location on time and on budget. Role holder will also be responsible for administrative running of various office locations for smooth operations.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Procurement

  • Develop in collaboration with respective departmental strategies, standard operating procedures and sustainable cost improvement processes
  • Devise and implement practical sourcing strategies
  • Initiate business relationships with suppliers
  • Negotiate with vendors to secure advantageous terms
  • Approve the ordering of necessary goods and services
  • Finalize purchase order details
  • Examine and revise existing contracts;
  • Track and report key performance indicators to reduce expenses and improve efficiency;
  • Manage risk through analysis of data and control strategies.
  • Monitoring of Purchase Orders

 

Inventory Management

  • Oversee inventory control to ensure optimal inventory levels
  • Oversee record keeping, processing and documentation of inventory (managing incoming & outgoing products and supplies) within the company according to established documentation process and procedures
  • Oversee verification of all incoming inventory from warehouses and maintaining records on the system
  • Ensure inventory area is well maintained and processes are in accordance with company requirements

 

Logistics

  • Use IT systems to manage stock levels, delivery times and transport costs
  • Use associated information systems to coordinate and control the order cycle
  • Use data from IT systems to evaluate performance and quality and to plan improvements
  • Implement health and safety procedures
  • Plan and manage agreed projects to ensure set objectives are met
  • Assist in transportation and fleet management as it relates to procurement
  • Inter and Intra Departmental Relationship Management
  • Ongoing work with Customer Relations, Field Service, Sales and Marketing Teams to further the company’s interests

Closed work with colleagues within the department

 

Reporting

  • Provide monthly report and analysis of internal and external spend on purchases
  • Daily, weekly and monthly reports (as applicable) to the Operations Manager to ensure that targets are met

 

Educational Qualifications & Functional / Technical Skills

  • First degree in Business Administration, Logistics or Supply Chain
  • Professional Certification in Inventory Management will be an added advantage
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Excellent written and spoken English, other languages are an advantage

 

Relevant Experience

  • Strong business acumen
  • Minimum of 3 years proven work experience in procurement or cognate role
  • Working experience with Inventory Management programs; knowledge of ERP will be an advantage
  • Good record keeping (computerized) and purchase order experience

 

Other requirements

  • Talent in networking and strong negotiation skills
  • Detail oriented with strong organization skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strive for excellence
  • Excellent relational and communication skills
  • Reliable and responsible team player
  • Ability to work independently with little direct supervision and apply own initiative

Summary

Company

Lumos Nigeria

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Abuja

Specialization

Supply Chain / Procurement

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

3 - 5 years