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  2020-08-11
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Smart Partners Consulting Limited – Our client in the Agricultural and Food Processing Industry is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Procurement Officer

Location: Lagos

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for market & information on materials pricing and makes the best buying decision
  • Forecasting the demand and data collation on the materials needed to avoid Stock out situation
  • Good knowledge in the overall business process and ensuring the timely delivery of goods and materials
  • Ensure profitable relationship with all suppliers.
  • Ensure raw materials are sourced at the minimum market price
  • Discover profitable suppliers and initiate business and organization partnership
  • Negotiate with external vendors to secure advantageous terms
  • Collaborate with key persons to ensure clarity of the specifications and expectations of the company

Requirements

  • Degree in Supply Chain Management, Procurement and Stores Management, Commerce, Business Administration or related fields
  • Minimum of Four (4) years working experience as Procurement Officer in Agricultural and Food Industry
  • Good organizational, coordinating, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of managing systems & processes
  • Good negotiation & conflict management skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suites especially Excel

Job Title: Procurement Manager

Location: Lagos

Responsibilities

  • Discover profitable suppliers and initiate business and organization partnerships. Negotiate with external vendors to secure advantageous terms
  • Approve the ordering of necessary goods & services and finalize purchase details of orders and deliveries
  • Control spend and build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs
  • Perform risk management for supply contracts and agreements
  • Develop, manage and maintain procurement strategies, structure, policies and processes leveraging appropriate technological systems.
  • Ensure prompt payments to suppliers and vendors
  • Collaborate with key persons to ensure clarity of the specifications and expectations of the company
  • Foresee alterations in the comparative negotiating ability of suppliers and clients
  • Manage unfavorable events through analysis of data and prepare control strategies
  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
  • Provide professional training and growth opportunities for team members

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management, Procurement and Stores Management, Commerce, Business Administration or related fields
  • Minimum of six (6) years working experience as Procurement Manager in Agricultural and Food Industry
  • Understanding of procurement and supply chain management
  • Strong analytical ability to adapt to different client needs and to develop and maintain successful working relationships
  • Good with negotiation and networking skills
  • Time management skills and the ability to deliver to deadlines
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suites especially Excel

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: talent@smartpartnersng.com using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.

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