Posted on :
10 Aug, 2010
10 Aug, 2010
Reports to: GM Procurement & Facilities
To formulate, implement and monitor procurement policies, procedures and processes aimed at effective, efficient and transparent achievement of the company’s strategies and objectives; cost and wastage reduction, and empowerment of local supplier communities as well as manage procurement planning and direction of the central procurement activities under the supervision of the GM Procurement & Facilities
Implement and deliver supply strategies including supply base rationalization.
Lead sourcing, benchmarking and market analysis.
Procurement planning and direction, managing the central procurement activities of the company
Establish and implement procedures for procuring materials and services. Review new or improved policies, procedures and processes.
Supervise the Managers responsible for Contract & Tenders, Purchasing, Product Procurement and Supplier Quality Assurance in the Procurement & Support Services Department of the Finance Division.
Lead negotiations and establish clear SLA’s and delivery targets with suppliers.
Prepare tender documents, contracts/agreements and follow up with supplier performance management.
Authorize tender proposals and specifications.
Develop relationships with key suppliers, stakeholders and networking with other corporate entities.
Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service.
Persuade other internal stakeholders of the benefits of proposals or the appropriateness of adopting particular approaches.
Establish priorities, assign workloads to subordinates and review results.
Develop action plans for specific business areas
Direct the preparation of departmental estimates and budgets
Reduce cost of operations through effective and efficient sourcing without compromising quality.
Continually benchmark the cost and quality of current suppliers with industry levels.
Develop characteristics of preferred suppliers and monitor performance including recognition of risk profiles
Process to conclusion all disputed purchases of goods and services for the protection of the company and with fairness to the supplier.
Ensure thorough and complete purchase and inventory records to provide accurate accounting of all purchased goods and services
Required Skills or Experience
Degree in Procurement/Supply Chain Management and/or Professional qualification or certification in Purchasing and Supply management with eight(8) years relevant work experience in procurement environment and in contract administration and contract writing.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
General Administration &Logistics Management
Tenders Assessment &Vendor Management
Planning and Budgeting & Reporting
Service Level Agreement Management
Legislation and Compliance
Analytical skills & Negotiating skills
How To Apply
Qualified candidates should send their resumes to [email protected]