Eden Solutions and Resources Limited – Our client, a large supermarket chain in Abuja with Retail, Pharmacy, Bakery and Butchery, sections requires qualified candidates for immediate employment in the capacity below:
Job Title: Purchasing Officer
Location: Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Full-time
- The ideal candidate MUST posses Pricing ability, Quality detecting ability, Product features and functionality, Delivery timeline- Expertise and experience, Customer experience, and ability to scale with business growth.
- Responsible for all purchases, sourcing products and services for the store
- Responsible for evaluating vendor effectiveness and compliance ultimately.
- Manage overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of purchases for the store.
- Implement procurement strategies to maintain security of supply and optimum value for money.
- Perform all procurement and contracting activities including pre-qualification, tender management, negotiation and preparation of contracts
- Set policy and guidelines for delivering commercial and cost effective procuring process for the business.
- Develop key relationships with business stakeholders and strategic supply partners to improve business.
- Negotiate contracts with suppliers to obtain best price and service.
- Identify cost reduction opportunities to achieve financial goals
- Analyze market and delivery trends so as to develop purchasing technologies and processes that support those trends.
- Identify areas for improvement to continually drive performance and business results.
- Conduct business review meetings with key stakeholders to assess risk, review future strategies, and identify potential cost down and improvement opportunities.
- Review current processes for purchases and make recommendations where appropriate.
- Provide periodic reporting for management on purchasing, controls and processes.
Requirements / Qualifications:
- Degree or equivalent in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Accounting or related field
- Proficient with the Microsoft Suite of Products including Excel, Word and Office required.
- Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a purchasing or procurement officer preferably in a store.
Salary: N100,000 – N120,000 monthly.
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV in PDF to: firstname.lastname@example.org using the Job Title as the subject of the email.
Application Deadline: 19th September, 2021.