Procurement Officer at Alfred & Victoria Associates

Alfred & Victoria Associates is one of Nigeria’s leading ICT solution based company. Our company offers a wide range of services which are in high demand of today’s emerging market. AVA has three major arms which have been streamlined to meet our customer's needs.Job Title: Procurement OfficerResponsibilitiesThe Procurement Manager will coordinate the effective planning, development and implementation of policy and procurement strategies for spends across the organization in accordance with agreed annual performance targets.This includes acquiring resources within budget and facilitating communications between the teams in the various Departments and its providers in order to deliver products and services according to plan.He/she will also support the Procurement team to plan, organize, direct, manage and evaluate the technical inventory management activities of the company.Specifically, the Procurement Manager's responsibilities shall include:Develop, improve and implement procurement policies, processes and strategies, ensuring that the strategies and plans are aligned with organizational objectives.Develop, review, amend and approve new or improved procedures to maintain the efficiency of our sourcing operations.Engage effectively with all business units to understand, review and specify requirements with a view to delivering promptly to support business needs.Identify, negotiate and realize cost saving initiatives that deliver value in the procurement of goods and services for the company.Conduct periodic stock count and provide inventory report of stock position to the team bi-weekly.Support the management of Procurement risks through KPIs, risk register and review of process ensuring compliance with policy and best practice.Conduct periodic supplier/contractor performance evaluation for quality improvement and provide/discuss outcome with suppliers.Work with the Regulatory team in ensuring compliance with type-approving equipment procured with the regulatory authority; manage corporate governance and regulatory compliance procedures related to procurement.Develop and maintain effective long term relationships with suppliers.Provide guidance to Procurement staff through the implementation of Procurement and inventory processes and procedures.Review the performance of individual team members and complete appraisals in accordance with the employee performance appraisal procedures and time schedules.Identify training requirements for team members, develop program to address knowledge gaps and to enrich knowledge repository within the department. 

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