Procurement Manager in Anambra, Nigeria

Sales / Marketing
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Job Purpose

  • To formulate and drive a consistent approach towards all sourcing, purchasing and tendering activity within the business, ultimately ensuring that value for money is maximised and cost savings are generated.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Forecasting levels of demand for services and products to meet the business needs and keeping a constant check on stock levels;
  • Conducting research to ascertain the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules and quality;
  • Liaising between suppliers, manufacturers, relevant internal departments and customers;
  • Identifying potential suppliers, visiting existing suppliers, and building and maintaining good relationships with them;
  • Negotiating and agreeing contracts and monitoring their progress, checking the quality of service provided;
  • Processing payments and invoices;
  • Keeping contract files and using them as reference for the future;
  • Forecasting price trends and their impact on future activities;
  • Giving presentations about market analysis and possible growth;
  • Developing an organisation's purchasing strategy;
  • Producing reports and statistics using computer software;
  • Evaluating bids and making recommendations based on commercial and technical factors;
  • Ensuring suppliers are aware of business objectives;
  • Attending meetings and trade conferences;
  • Training and supervising the work of the procurement team.

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Good oral and written communication skills;
  • Analytical skills;
  • Commercial awareness;
  • Ability to adapt to different client needs and to develop and maintain successful working relationships;
  • A good standard of numeracy in order to analyse facts and figures;
  • A flair for negotiation and networking;
  • The ability to make important decisions and cope with the pressure of demanding targets and tight deadlines;
  • A confident and mature approach;
  • Tact and diplomacy.
  • Responsiveness
  • Pro-active
  • Value adding.


  • Good team working skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Logical reasoning
  • Numerical skills
  • Technical skills

Qualifications and Experience

  • A good first degree in business studies; purchasing and logistics; purchasing and supply; marketing; management; or engineering.
  • An second degree in a relevant course is required
  • Membership of relevant professional bodies Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) will be an advantage
  • Age between 30-40 years
  • At least 5-8 years of relevant experience in administration management with a reputable organization
  • Experience in facilities management
  • Demonstrated proficiency managing analytically rigorous initiatives.
  • Track record in organisation management and leadership at a supervisory level.
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