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National Procurement Manager

Grand Cereals

Plateau, Nigeria
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  • Responsible for managing the tender process of RFQs and RFPs according to established company policies and procedures to ensure optimal results.
  • Assist in drafting Scopes of Work, reviewing and negotiating a wide range of service contracts.
  • Oversee and manage the bid evaluation, analysis, recommendations, and award of contracts.
  • Administer contracts, required addendums, and amendments for contractual agreements according to organizational needs, changing markets and legislative codes and standards.
  • Manage the relationship with suppliers, keeping track of performance issues, negotiated discounts, and quarterly/annual performance assessments to ensure compliance.
  • Conduct supplier and product/service market research according to business objectives and standards to ensure value-add for the company.
  • Perform cost analysis to identify areas of opportunity to reduce cost and maximize revenues.
  • Generate comprehensive reports that provide savings results and status on various KPI’s and assigned projects
  • Ensure that all requirements of the factories are catered to.
  • Ensure that optimum inventory is carried, without excessive impact on cash flow
  • Maintain impeccable level of integrity.
  • Analyze and monitor category spend and expiring contracts to uncover potential sourcing and consolidation opportunities.
  • Work with cross functional teams to determine business requirements and establish sourcing strategies that deliver financial and non-financial benefits (e.g. service levels, risk mitigation).
  • Collaborate with internal subject matter experts to obtain concurrence on contract terms.
  • Ensure that Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) is in place following the sourcing process.
  • Participate in the establishment of best-in-class procurement methods
  • Formulate models to evaluate supplier proposals using quantitative and qualitative criteria

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Supply Chain, Food science/Tech, Finance or Commerce, with at least 15 years practical experience in industry preferably with food processing / FMCG industry will be an added advantage.
  • At least 5 years of the experience must be at mid-senior management level.

Knowledge, Skills & Attitude:

  • Must display a high knowledge of Nigeria operating environment as applicable to a Food/Beverage manufacturing organization.
  • Be abreast of up to the minute details of changes in the environment/economy, which might affect the business.
  • Analytical and numerate skills
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Multitasking skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Time Management Skills
  • Physical and mental alertness
  • Ability to influence without formal authority
  • Ability to work under pressure and accommodate changing priorities


  • SAP
  • MS Office suite
  • RFX procurement system

  • Location:


  • Level: Beginer
  • Remote: No
Salary: ₦ 0
Job Type: Full time
Deadline: Feb 05, 2022
Industry: Food Services
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