School Kits Limited is a leading professional school outfitting firm and a one-stop shop for a wide range of requirements for students from pre-school age through the secondary (High) school age. We are passionate about providing value to schools and parents hence we strive to deliver quality, flexibility and affordability on school supplies. School Kits Limited commenced business in 2000 and has experienced significant growth for the years becoming a credible brand within the school supply industry in Nigeria. Our competence and credibility can be attested by many satisfied School clients from start-ups schools to well-established institutions as listed in our portfolio. Job Title: Head, Procurement Location: LagosReporting Line: Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Managing Director (MD)Work Schedule: Mondays – Fridays, 8AM – 5PM ; occasionally on Public Holidays Core Functions: As the Head of Procurement, you are to manage Inventory- sourcing, purchase and distribution- , outlets stocking/ destocking, local and overseas vendor payment, finances – exchange rates and costing, and suppliers’ engagement.Job DescriptionInventory Management:You are to oversee the planning and adherence to delivery timetablesYou are to monitor stock levels to ensure the retail outlets have enough stock per time.You are to oversee the ordering and tracking process to ensure goods arrive at the destinationsYou are to oversee the arrival and pick of goods from designated freight companies.You are to source inventory from both overseas and local vendors as demands arise.You are to analyze inventories to determine how to increase inventory turns, reduce waste, or optimize customer service.You are to document physical supply chain processes, such as workflows, cycle times, position responsibilities, or system flows.You need to identify opportunities to reuse or recycle materials to minimize consumption of new materials, minimize waste, or to convert old stock to by-products.Suppliers’ Management:You are to meet with suppliers to discuss performance metrics, to provide performance feedback, or to discuss production demands or changes.You are to foster, maintain and improve business relationships with the Company’s suppliersYou are to negotiate prices, exchange rates and terms with the Company’s suppliers, vendors, or freight forwarders.You are to ensure suppliers have required stock to meet demand and ensure the timely delivery of orders.You are to follow up with the accounts department on local and overseas vendor paymentFinances:You are to define performance metrics for measurement, comparison, or evaluation of supply chain factors, such as product cost or quality.