Procurement Manager Needed At WECO SYSTEMS GROUP
Our company WECO SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL LTD is an information and Communications Technology (ICT) company that has been operating in Nigeria for over twenty (20) years. We are a CISCO Tier one Gold partner and our corporate headquarters is in Lagos, with branches in Port-Harcourt and Abuja. Our experience and customer base spans across the Oil and Gas, Banking, Telecommunications, Government and Manufacturing sectors of the economy.
Procurement Manager (with valuable experience in an ICT Firm)
The key roles of the Procurement Manager includes but are not limited to :
The general duties of a Procurement Manager are to coordinate activities of personnel engaged in contract negotiation, buying and selling of equipment materials and services.
Take responsibility for the shipping process which includes acquisition of equipment (either locally or internationally), scheduling physical movement of materials from store to destination, overseeing operation of shipping depots and storage facilities, monitoring all in-transit tracking methods, supervising all personnel involved in the shipping process and reconciling and reporting all related activities to Management
Responsible for planning, developing and buying materials, parts, supplies and equipment in a timely and cost effective way; timely manner while maintaining appropriate quality standards and specifications.
Prepare purchase requisitions, approve and issues purchase orders in accordance with company policy and negotiated terms and conditions
Implement procurement strategies and policies.
Forecast procurement needs.
Build and develop relationships with key suppliers and customers.
Lead the procurement group in all phases.
Identify and develop training opportunities for the procurement team.
Order materials and services as per negotiated and appropriately approved. Review quotations.
Maintain procurement files.
Track Purchasing activity and measurements.
Training Procurement Officers in the department.
Discuss defective or unacceptable new goods or services with users, vendors and others to determine cause of problem and take corrective and preventative action.
Manage vendor relationships and assist in building effective partnerships.
Assist department in developing and implementing purchasing strategies for products.
Liaise with Accounts Payable Department to ensure accurate and timely payment of invoices, as necessary for the business
Desired Skills and Experience
A first degree in Accounts, Finance, Statistics, Business Management practices, Economics or other related disciplines.
A post graduate degree, relevant professional qualifications such as e.g. Certified Institute of Warehousing and Materials Management, Institute of Freight Forwarders of Nigeria , Chartered Supply Chain Professional or will be an added advantage
A minimum of 7 years post-graduate experience in a similar position.
A broad knowledge of ICT purchasing requirements.
An in-depth knowledge of Micro soft Navision is paramount
Ideal candidate must be self-motivated and have the ability to multi task person He/She must be highly skilled and experienced on procurement, purchasing & Supply Management
Experience and familiarity with Microsoft office tools
Must possess strong presentation skills and be able to communicate professionally in written responses to emails and when submitting reports.
Organized and analytical