Fan Milk Plc is a leading manufacturer and marketer of healthy, nutritious and safe frozen dairy and non-frozen dairy food products with distribution channels across the length and breadth of Nigeria. Fan Milk Nigeria is a well established and fast growing food processing industry offering wide range of products.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Supplier Development OfficerLocation: LagosPurpose The acquisition and continuous inflow of required locally sourced goods and services is crucial for the operation of the company. This therefore necessitates the creation of the role of the Suppliers Development Officer. The role focuses on:Sourcing new materials requirements.Finding new and better sources of existing materials with a view to keeping materials cost downProper documentation of incoming suppliers in line with policy and procedures.Principal Accountabilities (IPE Factors: Impact & Innovation)Find new and better sources of materials:Responsible for finding new and better sources for all locally sourced raw and packing materials, equipment’s, spare parts and service providers. By constantly researching the market.Board new suppliers. (vendors registration).Organise vendors pitch exercise when required.Undertake relevant purchasing field workResponsible for suppliers auditing, and reporting.Establish work standards; maintain effective work flows and operating procedures.Responsible for generating and monitoring relevant supplier’s contracts.Reporting and Scope (IPE Factor: Knowledge-Teams & Breadth)The position reports directly to the Procurement ManagerThe scope of this position is internal and externalThe Procurement Officer’s Office is located in Ibadan.Direct reports to this position: NoneCritical Qualifications/Skills/Experience (IPE Factor: Knowledge)Qualifications:The position requires a minimum qualification B.Sc/HND in Purchasing and Supply Management, Economics, Business Administration, or other related degrees.Possession of professional certificate of relevant bodies – MBA, CIPSMN, CIPS etc., will be an added advantage.Skills:Strong computer skillMust be able to work effectively with relevant levels of managementAbility to proactively manage situations/problem solving skillsStrong negotiation skillsMust possess a persuasive and assertive personalityShould possess a high level of integrity, honesty, diligence and transparency.Effective interpersonal and communication skills.Collaborative work style, fostering cooperation and teamwork to achieve results.Strong analytical skills.Numeric skills.Ability to meet deadlines.