Procurement Manager at Simba Group

 Employment Nigeria 15-Jun-2023 ₦Not Available LAGOS , Managerial   Procurement  

The Simba Group which started operations in 1988, is a conglomerate having a Pan-Nigeria presence and business interests in some other most dynamic sectors in the economy. The Group is a dominant player in the transportation, power products and IT-enabled service sectors which are critical to the sustained growth of the Nigerian Economy. The corporate vision of the Group is to provide innovative and quality products along with excellent aftersales service to our customers. The activities of the Group are guided by strong value systems built around Integrity, Innovation, Openness and Consistency.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Procurement Manager

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • The company is looking for a candidate that will be responsible for overseeing the procurement activities within the company. The ideal candidate will ensure the cost-effective acquisition of the goods and services required for the company's operations.
  • This candidate will work closely with internal stakeholders, suppliers, and vendors to optimize the procurement process, negotiate contracts, and maintain strong supplier relationships.


  • Develop and implement procurement strategies aligned with the organization’s goals and objectives.
  • Identify, evaluate, and select suppliers based on price, quality, reliability, and delivery capabilities. Establish and maintain strong relationships with suppliers, and negotiate contracts, to ensure consistent supply of goods and services.
  • Lead negotiations with suppliers to secure favorable terms, pricing, and contractual agreements. Ensure contracts comply with legal and regulatory requirements and protect the interests of the organization.
  • Continuously review and improve procurement processes, systems and policies to drive efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Develop and manage the procurement budget, monitor expenditures, and identify cost-saving opportunities. Work collaboratively with finance and other departments to ensure budget compliance and optimize spending.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to understand their procurement requirements and provide strategic guidance. Ensure timely and effective communication to meet their needs and expectations.

Skills / Requirements

  • Candidates should possess a Bachelor's Degree qualification.
  • 5 - 8 years work experience.
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of procurement principles, practices, and regulations
  • Knowledge of relevant industries, market trends, and emerging
  • Strong negotiation, contract management, and supplier relationship management skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite.


Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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