Procurement Officer in Anambra, Nigeria

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

Job Description

Reports To: Procurement Manager


  • Processing purchasing transactions for equipment, materials, supplies, capital goods, and services

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Anticipating levels of demand for products 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
  • Monitoring inflow and outflow of goods and adequately recording them
  • Taking full responsibility of store and for any lost or unexplainable damage
  • 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 payment invoices
  • Keeping contract files and using them as reference for the future
  • Forecasting price trends and their impact on future activities
  • Producing reports and statistics using computer software
  • Evaluating bids and making recommendations based on commercial and technical factors
  • Ensuring procurement and supplier management activities are performed with probity and in compliance with relevant procurement regulations

Required Skills and Competencies

  • Excellent commercial awareness and business negotiation skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills;
  • Analytical skills
  • 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
  • Time and project management skills

Qualifications and Experience

  • A good first Degree in Business Studies; Purchasing and Logistics; Purchasing and Supply; Marketing; Management; or Engineering
  • Membership of relevant professional bodies Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) will be an advantage
  • Age 30 years and below
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience is required
  • Demonstrated proficiency managing analytically rigorous initiatives.
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