Virtuoso – Our client is a leading Shipping and Logistics establishment with headquarters in Nigeria and global offices in: China, U.S and Belgium. Following its rapid growth and continuous global expansion since its inception a decade ago, the company has built a reputation for offering solutions-driven and value-adding shipping and logistics services to various clients locally and globally.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Procurement Manager

Role Summary
  • The Procurement Manager will be responsible for managing all purchase and supply relationship between the company and its suppliers.
  • Will be required to identify potential suppliers (local and international), and negotiate and manage pricing with identified suppliers.
Specifically, the nature and scope of the role will include:
  • Receiving all requisitions for Local Procurement as well as services.
  • Maintaining relationship with vendors to assist with immediate response to enquiries.
  • Identifying EPC companies and introduce the company's procurement and marine services for possible business conversion.
  • Ensuring that the items requested for are properly detailed and well captured.
  • Conducting market surveys for product prices.
  • Raising LPO's to successful vendors, monitor supplies are delivered within stipulated time of the issuance of the Purchase Order.
  • Liaising with Vendors and End-users to ensure that the correct material specifications are provided.
  • Maintaining an updated LPO log which enables tracking and monitoring all LPO's issued.
  • Setting up frameworks for agreement and coordinating activities with the supply base, when and where required.
  • Providing technical and commercial assistance to end users as may be required.
  • Showing good knowledge of EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction), OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturers) in the Oil and Gas Industry.
Critical knowledge and skills required:
  • Strong Negotiation Skills.
  • Excellent Analytical Skills
  • Proven ability to strategically control and manage cost
  • A self-starter.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both written and oral.
  • Good knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques
  • Possess a minimum of 7 years' relevant work experience with at least 3 years' experience in purchasing and supply or Procurement position.
  • Experience in procurement of oil and gas work tools including pipes, valves, hose etc.
  • Membership of any of the following professional bodies an added advantage:
  • Certified Institute of Purchasing and Supply Administration of Nigeria (CIPSAN),
  • Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS)
  • Project Management (PMI)

Job location

Application Closing Date
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How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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