Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority is Recruiting For Procurement Officer
Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority
Abuja, NG
4d ago
source : Mrjobsnaija

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  • Address : The Clan Place, 4th floor, Plot 1386A, Tigris Crescent Maitama Abuja, Nigeria
  • About Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority’s Job offer

    Job title : Procurement Officer

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  • The role holder shall be responsible for evaluating suppliers, products, and services, negotiating contracts, and ensuring that approved purchases are cost- efficient and of high quality.
  • Responsibilities

  • Provide support to the ED / COO in implementing the Authority’s procurement strategies.
  • Drive the implementation of the Procurement unit’s policies, systems, and procedures necessary for effective functioning of the organisation.
  • Contribute to the enhancement and revision of procurement policies and procedures, develop standards and criteria for the evaluation of goods, services, supplier capacity.

  • Improve efficiency of the procurement processes by supporting the establishment of necessary measures to automate and optimize all processes within the organization.
  • Ensure proper application of procurement procedures ore adhered to whilst creating awareness of these procedures.
  • Review, record and prioritise purchasing requests and obtain additional information / documentation as may be required.
  • Provide support to various requisitioners in preparing specifications of goods and services; proposing
  • product substitutions consistent with requirements to achieve cost savings.
  • Collaborate with the requesting unit to review, develop, or update tender documents where
  • applicable (e.g. Invitations to Bid, Requests for Proposals, Expression of Interest, Requests for Quotation) based on the nature of the requirements and procurement involved.
  • Design or review and maintain a comparative table and templates to analyse financial and technical aspects of bids, drafts summaries of evaluation and reports from tendering processes for the approval by relevant authorities.
  • Liaise with the ED / COO to establish approaches for negotiating and coordinating all phases of negotiations with all concerned parties including the negotiation of disputes arising from contracts.
  • Maintain comprehensive procurement files, including solicitations, proposals, evaluations, award documents, official contracts, and correspondence on all procurements.
  • Act as focal point for the identification and monitoring of procurement-related risks in relevant risk registers; and provides guidance on all relevant procurement matters.
  • Liaise with the legal Team to ensure a11 contractual agreements ore adequately reviewed and are void of liabilities that hove negative impact on the Authority.
  • Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

  • First degree in a related discipline from a reputable university.
  • Minimum of seven (7 years cognate experience. Experience in coordinating high value complex multiple procurement programmes related to infrastructure projects will be on advantage.
  • Relevant certifications e.g. Certified Purchasing Manager will bean added advantage.
  • Excellent Communication skills (oral and written), Ability to prioritise and schedule tasks. Excellent negotiation and people management skills.
  • Excellent analysis skills.
  • Highly organized and extremely detailed orientation.
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office tools.ln addition, candidates for these roles must possess the following attributes
  • Proven leadership and influencing skills.
  • Excellent networking skills, particularly relationship- building, interpersonal and communication skills. Good understanding of the NSIA mandate, regulations, and operating environment.
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