Manufacturing / FMCG / Industrial

Procurement Category Manager in a Multinational FMCG Company

Adker Recruit – Our client, a multinational FMCG company based in Lagos state, is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Procurement Category Manager

Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Implement category or commodity strategies to optimize business efficiency.
  • Execute elements of the overall operations category strategy to ensure service delivery improvements.
  • Perform category management including strategic sourcing, supplier relationship management, contract, performance and risk management.
  • Work with Category Managers in understanding the global spend and identifying opportunities to increase quality and improve value for money.
  • Perform procurement reporting and analysis of management information to identify potential improvement opportunities.
  • Identify innovative procurement solutions that provide cashable savings and process efficiencies for the organization.
  • Address vendor issues to ensure the highest level of service delivery.
  • Maintain contractual and business relationships with vendors.
  • Facilitate implementation of procurement change initiatives within category to improve business performance.
  • Develop best procurement practices to lead and manage procurement teams.
  • Develop and maintain expert knowledge of respective global supply markets, competitors and product innovations.
  • Build strong relationship with customers and ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Provide assistance to company’s acquisition strategies by completing the due diligence and integration activities for the spend categories.
  • Plan and execute effective negotiation processes with vendors.


  • First Degree in relevant course.
  • Minimum of 5 years in strategic procurement role with exposure to supply chain management, complex strategic sourcing and optimal procurement processes and standards.
  • MBA or Masters Degree is an added advantage.
  • Engineering or Operational background is an added advantage.
  • Demonstrated performance in working within cross-functional teams.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Expert data analysis and interpretation skills.
  • Expert negotiation skills.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by our client.

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