Procurement and Contracts Manager at Lohi Consulting

Lohi Consulting provides management consulting services for businesses striving to excel and desiring to partner with solution providers in their quest to reach the pinnacle.We seek applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:Job Title: Procurement and Contracts ManagerLocation: NigeriaJob DescriptionLead the Group’s procurement activity by establishing and implementing the strategy and effectively managing a team to deliver against agreed strategic and operational targets;Establish, manage and continue improvement of ISO QMS processes in Procurement & Contracts Unit;Evaluate benefits, risks, and strategic business impact of procurement for better decision making;Develop and track appropriate Procurement performance management metrics and reporting;Ensure alignment of strategy with Global business objectives, and across all the Group’s businesses;Work closely with business divisions to help shape their longer term business plans e.g. through market insights. Ensure high level of involvement and input in strategic and business critical projects;Oversee the category management and sourcing activity for all direct and indirect spend areas;Maintain an active pipeline of projects that are delivered efficiently and with maximum benefit to the business;Drive maximum value (cost vs quality and timeliness) in all procurement activities, including achievement of annual savings targets;Minimise risk to the business e.g. through management of strategic suppliers;Develop procurement and supplier management competencies in team and across the business to develop a culture of risk management and continuous improvement, highlighting the benefits of best practice and the potential risks of not managing this area;Ensure compliance with all the Group’s policies and procedures;Establish, manage and continually improve the mechanisms by which contract management is undertaken, in order to assure appropriate consistency across the business; andCo-ordinate and monitor the activities of contracting and supplies leading to the award and supplies of goods and services as required by the organization. 

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