Develop integrated purchasing strategies that support the organizations need for a diverse and globally competitive supply base while ensuring the right pricing, optimal quality and swift delivery of products so as to guarantee excellent customer satisfaction.
Essential Job Responsibilities
Develop, hone and execute improved supply chain management strategies across all channels of purchasing to guarantee end-user satisfaction
Ensure that all procurements are planned, executed and monitored in line with laid down policies, processes and procedures.
Ownership and accountability for sourcing processes as well as the identification and development of new and/or potential suppliers
Periodic review of requisitions that allow for full compliance with procurement processes and procedures
Full compliance with vendor selection policies and processes as well as ensuring a periodic review, assessment and appraisal of vendor performance including but not limited to the application of sanctions on erring vendors, etc.
Evaluate and implement cost saving strategies that will improve profitability
Contact, engage and maintain a pool of credible/capable suppliers, as well as ensuring the negotiation of favorable terms and conditions on contracts for supplies/construction in line with budget.
Ensure the timely delivery of goods aimed at assuring uninterrupted business operations
Manage the procurement process to ensure that re-order levels, lag times, re-order quantities, etc. are well analyzed to ensure seamless business operations
Communicates with shippers and freight forwarders in order to optimize the delivery process, as needed
Co-perform quality checks on procured goods from time to time in order to forestall vendors from delivering substandard products
Develop delivery timelines to ensure that project implementation or supplies can proceed as planned
Implements storage, warehousing and issuance procedures for certain inventory items
Perform cost analysis and set appropriate benchmarks
Coordinate deliveries and ensure compliance with policies and procedures for risk management and mitigation
Manage every aspect of the supply chain and notify the senior management team of any possible obstacles to ideal efficiency
Co-support in the implementation of cost control strategies necessary to facilitate optimal pricing mix for purchases
Ensure proper documentation of on-going and completed supplies for invoicing and subsequent payments.
Ensure and monitor compliance with vendor selection and bidding process in all procurement activities within the company and ensure that sub-contractors/site contractors deliver quality jobs and adhere to laid down processes, policies and procedures.
Responsible for processing purchase orders, and assist in the processing of vendor invoices and other documentation.
Required Skills or Experience
HND/ B.Sc. in related field with preference for Social/Management Sciences
Knowledgeable in health, safety and quality standards (ISO standards) optional
Possession of professional certifications in line with the job requirements
3- 5 years experience
Ability to use the computer effectively & efficiently
Performance and result-oriented
Ability to work under pressure/less or no supervision
How To Apply
Send CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with the email subject: Sales Manager
Application deadline: Friday, 12th March, 2021