Sourcing analyst

Job Summary

The main role of a sourcing analyst is to sign-up new sources for products, develop and manage new sources for business maintain excellent cordial relationship with wholesalers/customers assigned to him/her.

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Entry level
  • Experience Length: 1 year

Job Description

FlexEdge is a business support services company driven with the desire to enable, empower and enhance organizations with employable talents for ground breaking results.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement strategic plans for vendors.
  • Prospect for and sign-up new sources for products and merchandise, as well as develop sourcing strategies for increasing business.
  • Participate in negotiations with vendors and suppliers.
  • Manage relationships with all sources, prepare strategic relationships and observe performance of all activities.
  • Develop and evaluate all RFI and RFPs as well as maintain and execute SLAs.
  • Maintain costs and prepare estimates for all costing and pricing goals.
  • Maintain knowledge on various market trends and recommend sourcing strategies for the company.
  • Ensure compliance to all quality standards for products.
  • Administer all performance metrics such as delivery time, price scanning and price variance.
  • Coordinate with Head, Sourcing to ensure products availability at all times.
  • Analyze ERP system and develop improvement plans to ensure better management of sources.
  • Manage Low Stock Reports and Re-Order Levels..           

Professional Requirements

  • 1-3 Years’ experience as a sourcing Analyst. Prior sourcing/procurement work experience in a reputable ecommerce company in Nigeria will be a clear advantage.
  • Ability to work across different business units.
  • Demonstrated ability to take data from multiple sources/formats and categorize and synthesize, in order to identify patterns and opportunities around sourcing, pricing strategies, etc.
  • Understanding of Sourcing Processes including RFP’s, eSourcing events and Spend Analytics
  • Self-starter capable of working independently

Skills / Competence Requirements:

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • High energy and enthusiasm with the ability to thrive in fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Entrepreneurial and driven by the passion to surmount seemingly impossible challenges/tasks/projects and yet detail-oriented.
  • Has a high level of credibility, integrity and self-discipline
  • Excellent Relationship management skills
  • Negotiation and influencing skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.

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