Senior Buyer in Lagos, Nigeria

Industry
Manufacturing / Production
Specialization
Sales/Business Development
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Gender
Male or Female
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Job Description

Job Details    

The Senior Buyer reports to Indirect Spend Procurement Manager (ISPM).

PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

  • Lead and execute sourcing of Facility Management, Production Equipment and or Professional services spend category in the country.
  • Indirectly reports to and supports Strategic Procurement Manager & Strategic Procurement Support Manager for the strategic sourcing of the specific category.
  • Ultimately responsible for optimizing service levels provided to internal customers for the specific category in the country, in alignment with the Indirect Spend Procurement Manager of each country.
  • The Key job responsibilities of the role include: Analyze spot buys and take actions to reduce in the future. Execute spot buys for the category in the country.
  • Execute strategic sourcing tasks for the category in the country.
  • Support Strategic Procurement Manager to track savings value creation in relation to country BP. Support Strategic Procurement Manager & Strategic Procurement Support Manager in executing strategic sourcing for the category.
  • Support Strategic Procurement Manager, Strategic Procurement Support Manager and Country Procurement Manager to integrate procurement indirect category savings in country BP.
  • Contribute to manage knowledge of category.
  • Check invoice accuracy and completeness.
  • Introduce new suppliers. Maintain master data, including Purchase Info Record and catalogues.
  • Manage contract expiration and maintain contract.
  • Measure and improve contract utilization.
  • Perform local communication on new contracts.
  • Upload scanned contract in the system, update master data, and enable contract.
  • Build supplier relationships that generate value for both Hellenic and the supplier over time for local categories in alignment with SPM & SPSM.
  • Monitor SLA’s and KBI’s for assigned categories to country stakeholders.
  • Follow-up on claim management process.
  • Manage internal customer relationships for local categories in alignment with Spend Procurement Managers, SPM & SPSM.
  • Support the introduction of new processes and systems.
  • Ensure CSR strategy implementation in alignment with the predefined standards and guidelines.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Education level    

  • University Degree (Business Administration, Finance, Engineering, Legal or similar) 
  • CIPS Certification is a requirement for the role Masters degree or MBA will be of added advantage

Experience needed     5
Desired candidate profile    

  • University Degree (Business Administration, Finance, Engineering, Legal or similar)
  • Knowledge in the category or in procurement (CIPS certification is a requirement for the role)
  • Masters degree or MBA will be of added advantage Experience: High level CAPEX purchase experience is an asset.
  • At least 5-6 years of experience working for an industry related to the category, or in procurement,logistics,MRO( Maintenance,Repairs and Operatons) and Facility Management.
  • Successful track record and development potential Working experience in a cross cultural environment and in a matrix organization preferable At least 3 years of experience in SAP, other ERP system with focus on Purchasing Knowledge of E-Sourcing/E-bidding is an added advantage

Skills:

  • Time management skills
  • Good Presentation Sills
  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Drive for Results
  • Customer Focus
  • Peer Relationships
  • Managing Diversity.

 

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