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Procurement managers, also known as purchasing managers, work with large companies and are in charge of managing and coordinating procurement agents, buyers or purchasing agents, as well as working on the most complex purchases for the company. They research, evaluate and buy products for companies to either resell to customers or use in their everyday operations.
A Procurement manager should have the following skills.
Analytical Skills: Procurement managers work with multiple vendors to determine the best deals for the company, and have to evaluate the many pros and cons of each, based on price, quality, speed of delivery and other factors.
Decision-Making Skills: Procurement managers need to use the information gathered by yourself and the purchasing agents to make decisions on behalf of your company.
Math Skills: Basic math skills will be needed to analyze prices and get the best deals possible.
Negotiating Skills: Procurement managers will be working with suppliers to create the best deals. Negotiating skills will help create those deals.
Applicants must have Higher National Diploma (HND) or bachelor's degree in a business field such as economics, logistics, supply chain management, operations management, finance or engineering, mathematics, or statistical analysis).
A professional designation related to supply chain is considered an asset.
HOW TO APPLY:
Applicants should forward their CVs with cover letters to: info.gentryventures @ gmail.com on or before 10th FEB 2017.
Applicants should note that this advert is open to Lagos residents only.