Job Title: Procurement Officer
Company: HealthPlus Limited
Job Type: Full Time
Experience: 3 years
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job Field: Pharmaceutical Procurement / Store-Keeping
HealthPlus Limited is Nigeria’s 1st Integrative Pharmacy, the fastest growing pharmacy chain in West Africa. Since 1999, we have been committed to our mission of helping people achieve optimum health & vitality. In 2010, a sister company was birthed – CasaBella International Limited. CasaBella, a one-stop store for beauty and grooming solutions is now a retail chain and a household name.
As we expand our frontiers to redefine the world of health & beauty in Nigeria, we are looking for amazing and smart people who will roll up their sleeves and share our passion & success. People who will join our team of highly motivated professionals who get the job done!
Key elements of the role: – Report to the Procurement Manager – Handle strategic sourcing, procurement, contracting and evaluation of services of the company’s inventory suppliers – Handle procurement for local pharmaceutical portfolio – Handle procurement from pharmaceutical wholesalers – Source alternatives for ethicals when they are out of stock – Work with other members of the procurement team towards achieving organizational goals – Coordinate the procurement planning process including supply/demand forecasting, inventory management and on time delivery – Monitor and analyse current trends in the market place – Identify and manage risk within the supply chain – Address tactical and strategic procurement issues – Stay informed of advances in purchase technology and approaches and supply within the organization to improve supply chain – Ensure effective cost control systems – Negotiate and set up supply contracts, carry out effective and proactive liaison with other retail outlets and departments as necessary to forecast, plan to meet purchase deadline – Monitor inter-branch inventory transfer for accuracy – Search for new potential suppliers, develop and set up a supplier database. Manage and develop the existing and potential supplier pool and update the Approved Vendor List. Negotiate with local and international suppliers, prepare price comparisons, cost saving budgeting and targeting
Desired Skills & Experience: – A registered Pharmacist with 3 years minimum experience in a structured organization – Membership of a recognised professional body is an added advantage – Leadership, managerial, analytical and teambuilding skills – Negotiation and persuasion skills – Excellent interpersonal and people skills – Planning & organisational Skill – Ability to manage time and prioritise tasks – Good problem solving and decision making skills – Excellent verbal and written communication skills – High standard of attention to detail – A good working Knowledge of omer Microsoft Office Suite like Word, Outlook and Excel.
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