Procurement Officer at Taghini Foods


Title: Procurement Officer | Taghini Foods | Location: Ibadan, Oyo | Type: Full-time

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Duties/Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement procurement strategies from start.
  • Evaluate and audit suppliers on a regular basis, find alternate supply source when required
  • Following and enforcing the company’s procurement policies and procedures.
  • Maintaining and updating supplier information such as qualifications, delivery times, product ranges, etc.
  • Managing inventories and maintaining accurate purchase and pricing records.
  • Negotiate prices and contracts
  • Preparing budgets, cost analyses, and reports.
  • Preparing plans for the purchase of equipment, services, and supplies.
  • Proactive tracking of purchase orders: follow-ups, order confirmations, expediting, payments, etc.
  • Problem-solving with suppliers to guarantee on-time delivery and quality
  • Request and compare quotes from suppliers and choose the best supply option based on quality, cost, and lead time
  • Researching, on-boarding and evaluating of vendors
  • The timely placing of purchase orders according to the priorities list
  • Any other related assigned tasks.

Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree / HND in Social or Commercial Sciences is preferred.
  • 4 years of experience as a Procurement Officer or in a similar position (Supply Chain Management etc).
  • Able to multi-task and handle multiple priorities in a challenging and fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills to interface effectively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience in vendor development
  • Good analytical and strategic thinking skills.
  • Good knowledge of the Nigerian market
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and purchasing software.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills.
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Supervisory and management experience.

Application Closing Date
5th July, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV with a Cover Letter to: [email protected] and copy [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.