Tender Buyer at Nigerdock Nigeria Plc – FZE

Nigerdock is West Africa’s leading indigenous upstream oil and gas services company focused on Oil and Gas construction and marine services including offshore fabrication, ship building and repair, industrial training and specialised Oil & Gas and Maritime support. It is strategically located on Snake Island Integrated Free Zone, in Lagos, with immediate access to the open seas. Nigerdock is a wholly owned subsidiary of Jagal, a Nigerian conglomerate holding that operates leading energy businesses and manages a diverse portfolio of investments.We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:Job Title: Tender BuyerLocation: LagosDescriptionAn opportunity has arisen for an experienced person (5 years or more) to assume the position of Tender Buyer.The ideal person will be someone who has graduated with a Degree Social Sciences or Supply Chain Management and is qualified with Supply Chain qualification (Purchasing).ResponsibilitiesSource competitive pricing for goods, materials, components or services in line with specified cost, quality and tender targetsEnsure timeous soliciting of pricing and communicate any problems which may pose a risk or impact on the tendering processDevelop and maintain Procurement and subcontract plans for bids as requiredMonitor market trends, competitor strategies and market suppliers/vendorsResearch and evaluate areas of opportunity and reduce costs where possibleDeliver briefs, updates and reports as and when requiredDevelop creative and innovative procurement benchmarking processesDevelop ideas and strategies to improve the tender process, add value, and measures that can contribute to eventual business acquisition.Negotiate contracts/proposals/quotations, improved prices and terms of business with suppliers and review opportunities to make business savings utilizing negotiation and procurement best practice tools and methodsEnsure that a professional, consistent approach is taken in relation to all supplier relationships and ensure good communications at all timesEnsure compliance to company guidelines, purchasing policies and procedures.Explore alternate sources for goods, materials and services and consider Nigerian Content Development (NCD) guidelines where applicableUndertake continuous research on and evaluate existing and new suppliers for the vendor data baseMaintain a data base of all relevant pricing and ensure this is updated regularly for use on current and future tendersWork collaboratively and negotiate and engage with stakeholders and suppliers regarding new project tenderingStay current and up to date on any changes that may affect the supply and demand of needed products and materials and advise stakeholders of any impact pre and post tenderAttend meetings and update all stakeholders on issues or concerns, in particular when there is a risk which could prevent the company from meeting tender demands.Support product/material or service change requests and review and communicate the impact on pre and post tendersMentor and coach if applicable any subordinate to enhance their career and professional development for the betterment of the company 

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