Bradfield Consulting

Procurement officer - Lagos

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Active since 12-05-2017 Job category Logistics: Procurement & Supply...
Location Lagos Level Manager
Educational level Bachelor / Graduate Employment type Permanent contract
Hours 0 Salary -
Our client is a fully registered private limited liability company with several subsidiaries in building, warehousing, letting, sales, develoment of estates, construction, property investment, maintenance, and cold storage. Due to restructuring, our client is now looking to recruit a Procurement Officer to manage the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of procurement for the contruction subsidiary.

The challenges are fresh, the atmosphere is high energy and the growth opportunities are endless. Are you versatile and cool under pressure? Does your “can do” attitude prevail over a fast-paced work environment? We are on the look out for you.

  • Conducting research to ascertain the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules and quality.
  • Working with suppliers to ensure that key processes are running efficiently and cost-effectively.
  • Contract management and negotiation.
  • Contract administration, quality assurance, modification of special terms, and contract closeout or termination.
  • Evaluating bids and making recommendations based on commercial and technical factors.
  • Developing an organisation's purchasing strategy.
  • Understanding and keeping up with new trends and regulations in the business.
  • Dealing with international suppliers.
  • Forecasting levels of demand for services and products to meet the business needs and keeping a constant check on stock levels.
  • Identifying potential suppliers, visiting existing suppliers, building and maintaining good relationships with them.
  • Liaising between suppliers, manufacturers, relevant internal departments and customers.
  • Keeping contract files and using them as reference for the future.
  • Forecasting price trends and their impact on future activities.
  • Giving presentations about market analysis and possible growth.
  • Establish and enforce procedures to ensure proper recording and tracking of all items purchased by the organization.
  • Producing reports and statistics using computer software.
  • Ensuring suppliers are aware of business objectives.
  • Attending meetings and trade conferences.
  • Training and supervising the work of other members of staff.
  • Work with all suppliers to ensure they comply with all environmental regulations.
  • Develop cost saving structure for the organization.
  • Any other duties as assigned by line manager.

  • Good spoken and written communication skills
  • Excellent negotiating and networking skills
  • Mathematical ability, to work with figures and budgets
  • Good judgement and analytical ability
  • An organised approach
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Good business sense
  • Leadership skills and the ability to work well as part of a team
  • The ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

Minimum Qualification / Experience:
  • Previous Inventory/Buying or Procurement experience; preferebly building materials is essential.
  • A relevant Bachelor's Degree from a recognised University.
  • At least 3 years of experience in procurement/sourcing/material planning with strong negotiation skills.
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This listing is a full-time job

Job category Logistics: Procurement & Supply chain
Industry / Industries Construction
Region Nigeria

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Name Bradfield Consulting