Duties & Responsibilities
Estimating and establishing cost parameters and budgets for purchases
Manage contracts, understand resource needs and ensure optimization.
Create and maintain good relationships with vendors/suppliers
Making professional decisions in a fast-paced environment
Maintain records of purchases, pricing, terms, SLAs and other important data
Review and analyze all vendors/suppliers, supply, and price options
Relate with Logisticians across operation to understand vehicle rentals, agreed rates, SLAs and fuel top up for optimization.
Negotiate the best deal for pricing and supply contracts, while ensuring that the products and supplies are high quality
Create and maintain inventory of all incoming and current supplies
Maintain and update list of suppliers and their qualifications, delivery times, and potential future development.
Recruit & continuously manage performance of profitable vendors in all categories of our business.
Continuously liaise with operational locations for support in any procurement areaWorking with team members and Procurement Manager to complete duties as needed
HND/Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or related field and CIPS qualified.
Solid knowledge and understanding of procurement processes, policy, and systems
2 to 3 years previous experience as procurement officer (preferably in a telecom service sector.
Knowledge, Skills & Attitude:
Excellence, integrity, creativity, team spirit, commitment, customer-centricity, empathy, safety consciousness.
Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel)
Ability to analyze problems and strategize for better solutions
Ability to negotiate, establish, and administer contracts
Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
Ability to manage activities in diverse locations from a central point.
Goal-oriented, organized team player