Retail / Sales

New Vacancy for Procurement Executive at School Kits Limited

School Kits Limited is a leading professional school outfitting firm and a one-stop shop for a wide range of requirements for students from pre-school age through the secondary (High) school age. We are passionate about providing value to schools and parents hence we strive to deliver quality, flexibility and affordability on school supplies.

School Kits Limited commenced business in 2000 and has experienced significant growth for the years becoming a credible brand within the school supply industry in Nigeria. Our competence and credibility can be attested by many satisfied School clients from start-ups schools to well-established institutions as listed in our portfolio.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Procurement Executive

Location: Lagos

Job Description/Required Competencies & Skills

Procurement of Inventory:

  • Discover profitable suppliers and initiate business and organizational partnerships
  • Accurately process goods receipts
  • Obtain quotations from different suppliers for comparison
  • Accurately prepare and process purchase orders
  • Ability to prepare and compile purchase requisition for local/ retail orders
  • Ability to investigate qualitative and quantitative discrepancies between goods ordered/purchased and received

Category Management – Inventory Management and Quality Control:

  • Ability to categorize your spend according to tailored SKUs (Stock Keeping Units) to meet current demands and ensure pricing is competitive
  • Hold meetings with vendors to manage their performance
  • Evaluate prospective suppliers before signing them up
  • Ensure timely delivery of orders by third party vendors
  • Regular visit to vendors’ stores to monitor production progress to ensure deadlines’ are met
  • Ensure these factors -quality, service, risk and cost – as it relates to the company’s culture on excellence are maintained on every purchase
  • Ability to source for new and variety of SKUs
  • Vendor Management – Monitoring and Evaluating of Suppliers

Data Management:

  • Maintain all records of purchased goods- costs, deliveries and Inventories
  • Update purchase details of orders and deliveries on Quick Books
  • Periodic market analysis to get the best purchasing deals
  • Frequently update data on suppliers’ products and prices
  • Maintain and updates suppliers’ database- soft and hard copies

Communication Skills:

  • Excellent Verbal Communication Skill
  • Excellent Written Communication Skill
  • Interpersonal Skills- how well does he/she relates with colleagues, subordinates and superiors

Results focused:

  • Consistent Drive to achieve and surpass targets against all internal or external standards of excellence
  • Continuous dedication to improve work in your department – procurement and production process
  • Effective monitoring of Delivery Schedules of Locally Produced/Sourced items to both Marketing and Retail Departments
  • Follows through on outlets’ needs and requests
  • Prompt sending of approved order to supplier and follow up with invoice

Relationship/Negotiation Management:

  • Interpersonal skills to establish rapport and develop relationships with all key stakeholders- suppliers, customers and colleagues
  • Able to influence and explore positions and alternatives to reach outcomes that will gain acceptances by all parties- vendors, customers and the company
  • Able to manage multiple vendors to meet required the Company’s demands
  • Taking Initiative to explore various options to meet the Company’s strategic procurement objectives

Software Proficiency:

  • Efficiency in performing purchases on QuickBooks for ordered goods
  • Proficiency in the use QuickBooks for daily work demands
  • Apply in-depth knowledge of QuickBooks and analysis provided to assess inventory requirements and translate this into responsive and effective procurement solutions

Education and Gender:

  • Minimum qualification is HND or B.Sc in any field but proven work experience in a similar field is required.
  • Male preferably

Deadline: 31st July, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application Letter and CV to: using the “Job Title” as the subject of the mail.

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