Manager, Supply Chain in Rivers, Nigeria

at PwC Nigeria

Oil & Gas / Mining
Logistics and Supply Chain
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
7 - 10 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

1) Co-ordinates the activities of the Supply Chain unit leading to the award and supplies of goods and services as required by business owners across the divisions

2) Develops and maintains an operating manual of procurement policies and procedures and coordinates the implementation of the policies and procedures and plans for procurement and requirements to deliver the target benefits and financial savings

3) Reviews the preparation of and manages the annual departmental budget

4) Sources and manages vendors to ensure their performance conforms with agreed contractual obligations

5) Proactively seeks to reduce overall cost for the business by conducting value for money analysis for goods including quotation exercises and alternative sourcing arrangements to identify improvement areas

6) Facilitates and monitors all local and international procurements, from order to delivery 

7) Oversees all purchasing of company products (PMS, DPK, AGO), technical equipment and consumables for storage and sales

8) Oversees the effective distribution of products and equipment to internal and external customers

9) Ensures that the necessary training is provided to the members of the Procurement team to enable them to support the business wherever possible 

10) Leverages technology, safety measures, and information sharing to increase productivity and profitability

11) Acts as focal point for audit exercises on all Procurement and inventory management activities

12) Develops and obtains approval for all procedures in areas of responsibility

13) Establishes and maintains effective relationships with key suppliers and technical partners to achieve quality standards and obtain best and most competitive price rates on a continuous basis


1) Minimum of eight (8) years’ experience in a Procurement function in a similar organisation, 2 of which must have been spent in a senior management role
2) Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree / HND in Business Administration, Marketing, Finance, Social Sciences, or any other relevant discipline. 
3) Relevant professional qualification in Supply Chain Management e.g. Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS)
Key Skills and Competencies Risk management
Procurement and Supply chain management
Quality control
Knowledge of industry and business
Logistics management
Initiative and creativity
Customer/service focus
Knowledge of product testing
Organisation and planning
Negotiation skills
Problem solving skills
Communication (Oral & Verbal)
Strong computer skills
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