Assistant Procurement Manager

Full Time Greater Accra Intelligent Card Production Systems
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State: Accra, Ghana
Country: Ghana
Deadline: 16/03/2021
Qualification: First Degree plus CIPS qualified
Work Experience: 3 Years
Career Level: Mid-Level
Industry: ICT

Assistant Procurement Manager Job Description

The post holder will help deliver optimum value for money across Margins Group and subsidiaries by providing procurement and administrative support tot he Group Head, Procurement & Logistics (GPHL)

Role Definition and Accountabilities

Provide a strategic, efficient and flexible procurement service which will deliver optimum value for money, cost saving and best quality of service
Advise and support staff of Margins Group & subsidiaries in procurements and supplier relationships helping to drive better procurement

Support the GHPL in procurement activities such as the tender process, supplier relationships and contract management for goods and services
Assist in the development of internal procedures and documentation in relation to local and
overseas procurement

Assist GHPL in managing commercial and reputational risks in its relations with external suppliers
Assist some teams with purchases and order enquiries

Key Responsibilities:

Providing procurement support as directed by the GHPL
Assisting in and supervising the procurement of goods and services and other procurement
activities as directed by the GHPL

Advising and assisting Margins Group and its Subsidiaries stakeholders in procurements
Administering supplier contracts
Leading and monitoring supplier relationships
Assisting in the implementation of supplier contracts
Liaising with the GHPL in areas of commercial or reputational risk
Assisting in the development of internal procedures and documentation
Assisting in the ordering of key supplies and acting as a purchaser for some teams
Helping to drive better procurement practice across Margins Group of companies.
Feeding back departmental sourcing requirements to the GHPL to help identify where aggregated spend might offer better value for money
Communicating opportunities to achieve better value for money through better procurement practices
Communicating improved ways of working
Any other procurement or buying requirements as requested by the GHPL

Expectations of job holder

Ensure effective quality control and continuous improvement in all aspects of the work and responsibilities attached to the post.
Demonstrate professionalism towards sensitive and confidential information.
To comply with and promote Health and Safety policies and procedures and to undertake recommended Health and Safety training as and when necessary.
Be committed to professional self-development, through participation in training and continuous professional development.


First Degree plus CIPS qualified ( or Process of obtaining CIPS qualification)or Degree in Supply Chain Management / Procurement Management


Experience in the use of IT business systems and tools
Experience of managing internal and external relationships
Experience of providing an internal support service, ideally procurement-related

Technical Competencies

Comprehensive knowledge of plastic card production procedures
Demonstrate strong skills in production planning and scheduling
Good judgment of color, design, and printing quality
Must possess strong customer service skills with the ability to react quickly to resolve customer complaints
Knowledge to setup machines in the Production Department Professional understanding of technical operation and dependencies
Knowledge and consciousness of secure internal controls and economic implications of breaches of controls in a manufacturing environment
Knowledge of health & safety policies and procedures Knowledge of statutory/regulatory requirements of a manufacturing industry in Ghana Ability to analyze production problems and recommend improved techniques and procedures
Ability to appraise time and material estimates and maintain records.

Although this Job Description encompasses the duties of the role currently, Margins Group reserves the right to modify job responsibilities at any time in accordance with business needs.

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