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Purchasing Officer Job in a Reputable Firm

Willers Solutions Limited – Our client, a reputable firm is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Purchasing Officer

Location: Lagos

Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain records of goods ordered and received.
  • Locate vendors of materials, equipment or supplies, and interview them in order to determine product availability and terms of sales.
  • Represent companies in negotiating contracts and formulating policies with suppliers.
  • Review, evaluate, and approve specifications for issuing and awarding bids.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of personnel engaged in buying, selling, and distributing materials, equipment, machinery, and supplies.
  • Prepare bid awards requiring board approval.
  • Prepare reports regarding market conditions and merchandise costs.
  • Administer on-line purchasing systems.
  • Prepare and process requisitions and purchase orders for supplies and equipment.
  • Control purchasing department budgets.
  • Interview and hire staff, and oversee staff training.
  • Review purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to company policy
  • Analyze market and delivery systems in order to assess present and future material availability
  • Develop and implement purchasing and contract management instructions, policies, and procedures
  • Participate in the development of specifications for equipment, products or substitute materials.
  • Resolve vendor or contractor grievances, and claims against suppliers.
  • Arrange for disposal of surplus materials.

Job Requirements

  • Proven work experience as a Purchasing Officer
  • Good knowledge of vendor sourcing practices (researching, evaluating and liaising with vendors)
  • Hands-on experience with purchasing software (e.g. Procurify or SpendMap)
  • Understanding of supply chain procedures
  • Solid analytical skills, with the ability to create financial reports and conduct cost analyses
  • Negotiation skills
  • BSc in Logistics, Business Administration or relevant field.

Deadline: 23rd February, 2020.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to:¬†recruitment@willerssolutions.com¬†using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.

Note: Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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