Procurement Officer – (Lokoja) at Global Profilers

Global Profilers is a Recruitment & HR Services firm specialized in recruitment in Africa. We are currently looking for a Procurement Officer for a client of ours, who is an agribusiness firm (Farm & Agro-Processing).SummaryThe Procurement Officer would be responsible for sourcing, procurement, and supply management for the firm. The job holder will typically handle the management, administration, and supervision of the firm’s acquisition processes; supplies, equipment, and materials.  ResponsibilitiesIdentifying the procurement needs of the organization and ensure all purchases are consistent with the needs of the organizationSurvey market to understand industry, supplier and competitor trends.Lead development and implementation of sourcing strategies for the procurement of raw materials for the establishment.Work closely with internal stakeholders to implement short and long term sourcing strategies.Adapt procurement strategies and plans to changing business priorities and communicate with business leaders to ensure close alignment between procurement and business requirements. Partner with raw material procurement colleagues and regional materials leaders to leverage sourcing and cross-business spend as well as identify new suppliers.Lead complex negotiations and manage all aspects of the agreement and supplier relationships.Monitor supplier quality and performance.Complete tactical procurement activities to ensure continued supply of material to the supply chain.Source goods, equipment and necessary services, and negotiate at best prices and contracts on behalf of the firm.Reviewing purchase requisitions, awarding supplier tenders and supervising the performance of contractors.Update the procurement tracker and submit monthly report.Sending out of bidding documents, receiving and evaluating quotations and providing administrative support to the firm.Support in any other task required or designated by the Procurement Manager and performing other duties as may become necessary for the smooth running of the Unit and the Company as a whole. 

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