Procurement Specialist at Roche Nigeria

Job Title: Procurement Specialist | Job ID: 202205-118819 | Location: Lagos, Nigeria  | Roche Nigeria
Category: Procurement 

Main Responsibilities
Procurement and Contract Management:

  • Improve total costs, service, quality, and timely delivery for materials and services identified in the scope of centralized purchasing.
  • Focus on supplier performance in close collaboration with stakeholders and in line with global category strategies.
  • Ensure that the procurement function is carried out in accordance with high professional standards, and in full compliance with internal SOPs, group guidelines, and all relevant legislation.
  • Build a strong collaborative network with internal customers, global procurement, and supply chain functions.
  • Ensure development and implementation of site procurement strategies and local supplier relationship management
  • Ensure continuous improvement of processes and business value of systems in use by actively suggesting measures to improve costs, efficiency, and transparency
  • Manage and optimize the local procurement to pay processes and ensure compliance to Roche procurement guidelines and SOPs. Accountable for meeting the procurement outcomes.
  • Work closely with Commercial, Medical, and Regulatory teams to promote process improvements and ensure adherence to relevant SOPs.
  • Coordinate and act as implementation lead for global procurement projects in Nigeria.
  • Establish local procurement contracts that offer the most efficient and cost-effective approach to acquiring required goods/services.
  • Establish and maintain supplier relationships by serving as a single point of contact for contractual matters.
  • Manage record-keeping for all contract-related correspondence and documentation.
  • Provide contract-related issue resolution, both internally and externally.
  • Monitor and complete contract close-out, extension, or renewal, as appropriate.
  • Communicate contract-related information to all stakeholders.
  • Single point of contact and Subject Matter Expert of the Travel & Entertainment tools used by employees to source flight tickets and retire expenses – ConCur

Background Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Finance / Business-related discipline
  • CIPS or any relevant professional qualification
  • 2-3 years of relevant sourcing experience
  • 2-3 Supplier relationship management
  • Presentation and Communication skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Time management skills and ability to manage pressure
  • Strong project management skills.

Mindsets Requirements:

  • High standard of business ethics
  • Business Acumen & Entrepreneurial Spirit in challenging the status quo and suggesting new solutions to complex issues. 
  • Strong Business Partner Skills, ‘seating at the table’ with the internal and external customers/vendors. 
  • Capacity to swarm strategically and operationally across the business. 
  • Leadership experience in working with self-aligned teams seeking fast implementation of solutions in uncertain environments.
  • Negotiation skills and ability to build strong partnerships, internally and externally
  • Enterprise mindset, connecting the dots and seeking synergies that can concrete a bigger impact.
  • Influence and communication skills that aim to share and absorb learnings and best practices across borders for the benefit of the entire organization.
  • Proactivity to learn new concepts as going along the process as well as to find ways to continuously improve his/her capabilities.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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