Job Summary

Our Client, a leading E-Commerce, Retail, and Distribution company in the ICT industry with a team of highly creative individuals is seeking to employ an experienced INVENTORY/ PROCUREMENT LEAD. As the Procurement Lead, you will be responsible for sourcing ICT & Lifestyle goods and services and managing vendors. The successful candidate will be able to perform strategic procurement activities across multiple categories, search for better deals and find more profitable suppliers.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description/Requirements

Duties and Responsibilities
•    Develop, lead and execute procurement strategies
•    Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
•    Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal terms
•    Partner with stakeholders to ensure clear requirements documentation
•    Forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power
•    Perform cost and scenario analysis, and benchmarking
•    Assess, manage and mitigate risks
•    Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers
•    Determine quantity and timing of deliveries
•    Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand
•    Manage overall direction, coordination, and procurement evaluation for the business.
•    Implement procurement strategies to maintain security of supply and optimum value for money.
•    Set policy and guidelines for delivering commercial and cost effective procuring process for the business.
•    Develop key relationships with business stakeholders and strategic supply partners to improve business.
•    Implement change and develop new processes to better procure goods and services.
•    Negotiate contracts with suppliers to obtain best price and service.
•    Analyze market and delivery trends so as to develop procurement technologies and processes that support those trends.
•    Conduct business review meetings with key stakeholders to assess risk, review future strategies, and identify potential cost down and improvement opportunities.
•    Provide periodic reporting for Management on purchasing, controls and processes.
•    Develop supplier database and establish annual purchasing contracts for lower value, high value items
•    Develop workflow process in line with ERP software system.
•    Ensure principles of value for money, transparency, fairness, efficiency and accountability are evident in all dealings.
•    Advise Management on improved procurement process, management of company assets and replacement strategies.

Skills & Expertise
•    Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management
•    Interest in market dynamics along with business sense
•    A knack for negotiation and networking
•    Working experience with ERP software
•    Ability to gather and analyze data and to work with figures
•    Solid judgment with ability to make good decisions
•    Strong leadership capabilities

Qualifications and Experience
•    BS degree in supply chain management, logistics or business administration
•    5-7 years’ work related experience and a solid experience in Procurement and Inventory Management

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Lagos
| Full Time |
NGN 75,000 - 150,000
Lagos
| Full Time |
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