Officer, Procurement Support at MTN Nigeria

MTN Nigeria - The leader in telecommunications in Nigeria, and a part of a diverse community in Africa and the Middle East, our brand is instantly recognisable. It is through our compelling brand that we are able to attract the right talents who we carefully nurture by continuously improving our employment offerings even beyond reward and recognition.We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:Job Title: Officer, Procurement SupportLocation: LagosJob Description  Officer, Procurement Support is part of the Sourcing department at the Opco and would support the Sourcing process .This process covers activities related to development and management of Sourcing Standards, end to end vendor evaluation & selection (from RFI to RFP) and management of procurement agreements.These processes would involve interactions with SCM Centers of Excellence (CoE)Officer, Procurement Support would assist the Manager, Sourcing and would be involved in the following sub-functions:Supplier registration and qualificationSourcing master data maintenanceCategory needs and spend analysisESourcing Event End to End ManagementResolution Creation and approval follow upAssistance in maintaining supplier registration related Information Liaise with Master Data Management (MDM) team for supplier registration, qualification and master maintenance related information/queriesAssistance in maintaining sourcing master data related Information Liaise with MDM team for SCM master data related information / queriesReview requirements for product categories, develop and run reports on oracle Provide information to requestors on category needs and spend analysisProvide assistance in managing category needs and spend analysis and update category related information in oracleSupplier registration and qualificationSourcing master data maintenance Category needs and spend analysis ESourcing Event End to End ManagementResolution Creation and approval follow upCreate/ maintain pre-qualification questionnaires/ Request for Information (RFI) / surveys / Request for Proposal (RFP) / Request for Quotation (RFQ)/ auctionsEnsure execution of day to day operations at the Opco and resolve operational issues Improve productivity and quality through leading practice initiatives Participate and provide inputs in project status meetingsPropose operational changes and provide associated user impact assessment Participate and provide inputs in operational meetingsSet up and manage adhoc meetings for day to day operational requirementsLiaise with supplier to obtain / update relevant information for supplier registration / qualification and managementAct as a first point of contact with supplier for sourcing and supplier management related information/ queries Identify potential sensitive issues and escalate it to the appropriate level Provide assistance in managing supplier compliance and profile audit and assessing supplier riskGather information from various sources like oracle, internal stakeholders and external stakeholders on supplier performanceProvide compliance reports to stakeholdersContinuously seek self-professional development to sharpen skills and capabilities in a versatile and evolving digital landscape.Foster active collaboration and relationships with employees across all levels and divisions 

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