Procurement Manager in Lagos, Nigeria

Engineering / Technology
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7 - 10 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

  • Determine short and long term materials needs of the organization.
  • Develop and Implement cost control strategies on all procurement in order to optimize value for money.
  • Forecast local and international materials price trends and advise management for proactive action on procurement and production processes.
  • Negotiate with manufacturers or suppliers and conduct due diligence on all procurement to eliminate or militate against all potential risks.
  • Conduct market research to ensure all procurement meet the specification given in terms of quality, quantity and price (both locally and internationally)
  • Manage all importation processes initiating Form "M" through banks shipment documentations avoid demurrage and supervision of clearing to ensure materials get to the factory or clients at the right time.
  • Ensure all the suppliers and in-house user departments comply with company’s procurement procedures and policies.
  • Keep up to date with knowledge of importation and exportation policies/guidelines of Government and advise management appropriately.
  • Ensure all procurement expenses are within approved budget and take every opportunity to explore and secure economies of scale in all procurement.
  • Source and keep a detailed database of suppliers to ensure the company has the right and credible organizations/individuals to meet all procurement. e.t.c

Academic/Professional Qualifications

  • Minimum of HND/BSC in Social Science or related field.
  • MBA and membership of relevant professional bodies such as CIPS e.t.c will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 10 years working experience in procurement or supply chain of FCMG or a structured manufacturing industry.

Technical Skills and Personal Qualities:

  • In-depth understanding of relevant import and export procedures/guidelines.
  • Excellent negotiation and networking skills.
  • Ability to respond to RFP and tender as well as make presentation to clients.
  • Flexibility to work long and unpredictable hours to meet deadlines.
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to manage multiple priorities and demanding deadlines.
  • Good computer skill with proficiency in the use of
  • Microsoft Office Suite, PowerPoint, Microsoft Dynamic NAV e.t.c


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