Procurement-Manager


Location(s): Nigeria / Lagos

Category: Retail, Pharmaceuticals, Logistics and Supply Chain

Level: Professional

Job Type: Full-Time

Min. Qualification: Bachelors

Min. Years of Experience: 6-8

Start date: 01/01/1970

Duration: Fulltime/Long-term


Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are seeking a Procurement Manager who will lead the team responsible for procuring all the products and services essential for the Company’s operations, by strategizing to find the most cost-effective suppliers and deals in order to minimize procurement expenses, enabling the Company maintain its profitability and invest in its growth and its people. The Procurement Manager reports directly to the Head, Supply Chain

KEY ELEMENTS OF THE ROLE

 

General

  • Support the implementation of the Organisational Strategy covering procurement processes; develop systems of control, policies and procedures to drive compliance with set Company Procurement SOPs

 

Strategy

  • Support the Head, Supply Chain in developing and updating the Company’s Procurement policy and reviewing commodity strategy with the Management Team
  • Manage purchasing information and systems, track and report key functional metrics of the Unit to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
  • Identify and manage risk within the Supply Chain

 

Supplier Relationship Management

  • Oversee the management of the strategic sourcing, procurement, contracting and evaluation of services of the Company’s inventory suppliers
  • Identify suppliers by comparing prices, specifications, payment terms and service delivery to determine the most profitable vendors and appropriate vendor selection to secure the most advantageous terms on behalf of the Company
  • Negotiate & set-up supply contracts and determine supplier SLAs

 

 Planning, Administration & Documentation

 

  • Carry out effective & proactive liaison with other retail outlets and departments as necessary to forecast, plan to meet purchase deadline
  • Coordinate the procurement planning process including supply/demand forecasting, inventory management and on-time delivery
  • Supply branches in order to optimize inventory at the retail outlets
  • Oversee inter-branch inventory transfer for accuracy
  • Perform demand planning in order to optimize inventory at the Distribution Center by liaising with related internal and external customers as well as key suppliers of allotted business areas
  • Oversee the preparation of Purchase Orders and requisitions
  • Prepare, maintain and review purchasing records, produce management reports, track status of requisitions, contracts and orders, approve supplier/vendor bills for payment
  • Respond to internal and external supplier enquires while reviewing requisition orders to verify accuracy, specifications and terminology
  • Coordinate shipment of products from overseas and local suppliers

     


Desired Qualities

  • Bachelors degree in pharmacy
  • 5-7 y JOB DESCRIPTION

    We are seeking a Procurement Manager who will lead the team responsible for procuring all the products and services essential for the Company’s operations, by strategizing to find the most cost-effective suppliers and deals in order to minimize procurement expenses, enabling the Company maintain its profitability and invest in its growth and its people. The Procurement Manager reports directly to the Head, Supply Chain

    KEY ELEMENTS OF THE ROLE

     

    General

    • Support the implementation of the Organisational Strategy covering procurement processes; develop systems of control, policies and procedures to drive compliance with set Company Procurement SOPs

     

    Strategy

    • Support the Head, Supply Chain in developing and updating the Company’s Procurement policy and reviewing commodity strategy with the Management Team
    • Manage purchasing information and systems, track and report key functional metrics of the Unit to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
    • Identify and manage risk within the Supply Chain

     

    Supplier Relationship Management

    • Oversee the management of the strategic sourcing, procurement, contracting and evaluation of services of the Company’s inventory suppliers
    • Identify suppliers by comparing prices, specifications, payment terms and service delivery to determine the most profitable vendors and appropriate vendor selection to secure the most advantageous terms on behalf of the Company
    • Negotiate & set-up supply contracts and determine supplier SLAs

     

     Planning, Administration & Documentation

     

    • Carry out effective & proactive liaison with other retail outlets and departments as necessary to forecast, plan to meet purchase deadline
    • Coordinate the procurement planning process including supply/demand forecasting, inventory management and on-time delivery
    • Supply branches in order to optimize inventory at the retail outlets
    • Oversee inter-branch inventory transfer for accuracy
    • Perform demand planning in order to optimize inventory at the Distribution Center by liaising with related internal and external customers as well as key suppliers of allotted business areas
    • Oversee the preparation of Purchase Orders and requisitions
    • Prepare, maintain and review purchasing records, produce management reports, track status of requisitions, contracts and orders, approve supplier/vendor bills for payment
    • Respond to internal and external supplier enquires while reviewing requisition orders to verify accuracy, specifications and terminology
    • Coordinate shipment of products from overseas and local suppliers

      JOB DESCRIPTION

      We are seeking a Procurement Manager who will lead the team responsible for procuring all the products and services essential for the Company’s operations, by strategizing to find the most cost-effective suppliers and deals in order to minimize procurement expenses, enabling the Company maintain its profitability and invest in its growth and its people. The Procurement Manager reports directly to the Head, Supply Chain

      KEY ELEMENTS OF THE ROLE

       

      General

    • Support the implementation of the Organisational Strategy covering procurement processes; develop systems of control, policies and procedures to drive compliance with set Company Procurement SOPs
    •  

      Strategy

    • Support the Head, Supply Chain in developing and updating the Company’s Procurement policy and reviewing commodity strategy with the Management Team
    • Manage purchasing information and systems, track and report key functional metrics of the Unit to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
    • Identify and manage risk within the Supply Chain
    •  

      Supplier Relationship Management

    • Oversee the management of the strategic sourcing, procurement, contracting and evaluation of services of the Company’s inventory suppliers
    • Identify suppliers by comparing prices, specifications, payment terms and service delivery to determine the most profitable vendors and appropriate vendor selection to secure the most advantageous terms on behalf of the Company
    • Negotiate & set-up supply contracts and determine supplier SLAs
    •  

       Planning, Administration & Documentation

       

    • Carry out effective & proactive liaison with other retail outlets and departments as necessary to forecast, plan to meet purchase deadline
    • Coordinate the procurement planning process including supply/demand forecasting, inventory management and on-time delivery
    • Supply branches in order to optimize inventory at the retail outlets
    • Oversee inter-branch inventory transfer for accuracy
    • Perform demand planning in order to optimize inventory at the Distribution Center by liaising with related internal and external customers as well as key suppliers of allotted business areas
    • Oversee the preparation of Purchase Orders and requisitions
    • Prepare, maintain and review purchasing records, produce management reports, track status of requisitions, contracts and orders, approve supplier/vendor bills for payment
    • Respond to internal and external supplier enquires while reviewing requisition orders to verify accuracy, specifications and terminology
    • Coordinate shipment of products from overseas and local suppliers
    ears relevant experience in either the Retail, FMCG or Pharmaceuticals sectors
  • Membership of a recognized, relevant professional body (e.g. Supply Chain Institute of Nigeria
  • IT Savvy
  • Excellent leadership & influencing skills
  • Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Numerate, with good finance abilities and capable of managing budgets
  • Strong forecasting and planning skills; able to correct assess the needs of the Business
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

 

ABOUT THE COMPANY

HealthPlus Limited, Nigeria’s first integrative pharmacy, is the fastest-growing pharmacy chain in West Africa. We are committed to our mission of helping people achieve optimum health and vitality, while delivering superior value to stakeholders.  Our vision is to be Africa’s #1 for pharmacy, wellness and beauty. Recently, we secured significant foreign investment from our partners to scale up our network of retail outlets and our online business. This strategy will give us unparalleled reach across the country and beyond

Our sister company, CasaBella Beauty, is a one-stop store for beauty and grooming solutions for men and women. CasaBella International was incorporated in 2008 and became the exclusive distributor for Revlon in Nigeria. The first CasaBella store opened in Lagos in 2010 and today, CasaBella Beauty is the fastest-growing retailer of beauty supplies in West Africa.

Our success is based on our great people, great values and a winning corporate culture. Our people are passionate, driven and committed to continuous learning in order to maintain our edge. Our testimonial is that we are proud to be members of the HealthPlus family as we are offered a strong platform to explore our potentials. We believe in best practices always and therefore employ and retain the best talents.

As we expand our frontiers to redefine the world of health & beauty in Nigeria, we are looking for result driven individuals who will roll up their sleeves and share our passion & success. People who will join our team of highly motivated professionals who get the job done!

No matter what your job title is, the work you do at HealthPlus supports the health and well-being of the millions of men, women and children who turn to us for care. That is because all of us - from our talented business professionals at the head office and our experts in our retail locations who serve our communities - are committed to providing the best possible service experience. With locations across Nigeria, we offer the opportunity to build a rewarding career in an environment that supports your success.

TO APPLY

Interested candidates who meet the minimum requirement should send a one page summary of their most significant achievements for the last 10 years with your application letter, a detailed CV and relevant copies of credentials to:  humanresources@healthplus.com.ng 

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