Job Opportunity in Lagos for Material Officer

Michael Stevens Consulting is recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Material Officer

Location: Lagos

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    Deliver continuous improvement in supplier delivery, quality and cost.
    Liaise with supplier to ensure timely receipt of materials.
    Coordinate with suppliers to ensure on-time delivery of purchased goods.
    Responsible for the preparation and processing of purchase orders and documents in accordance with company policies and procedures.
    Assist in negotiating the best prices with vendors.


    Proactively obtain industry trend data and provide timely feedback to the head of department.
    Provide input and data to support the organization’s budgeting and strategic planning process.
    Assist in identifying and developing strategic suppliers / partnerships to support business goals.


    Assist in implementing departmental goals and objectives to ensure the provision of world-class materials performance to the organization.
    Track meaningful departmental reports / measurements.
    Prepare reports, measurements and external benchmarks to identify opportunities for continuous improvement.

Inventory Management

    Minimize/ensure no loss on overall inventory value.
    Monitor existing procedures and reporting on new ways to ensure the effective management of inventory.
    Plan and manage inventory levels of materials or products

Miscellaneous Responsibilities

    Fully embrace the company’s quality system to identify opportunities and drive continuous improvement.
    Assist the sales department with proposal efforts.
    Perform other duties as assigned to insure the efficiency of the company


    Degree in Supply Chain Management or any other relevant discipline
    Relevant professional qualification
    Membership of relevant professional bodies is a plus
    Minimum of 3 years experience in a similar role.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send CV to:

Deadline 24th August, 2014

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