Our client is a confectionery company, dedicated to creating affordable, indulging, well crafted cakes. They currently have an opening for a Purchasing Manager in Lagos Responsibilities :
Must be able to evaluate suppliers and buy items.
Keep a record of sales and restock the store accordingly
Must be able to analyze and compare financial reports and pricing proposals from several trusted suppliers before negotiating terms.
Receive material as per approved Procedures to ensure material received matches with material ordered in all aspects
Must be able to handle all customer and supplier inquiries regarding orders, status, changes and invoice payment.
Update records on daily Basis
Create purchase order and send them to chosen vendors.
Ensuring that the product inventory is always in compliance with company policy.
Following up with suppliers for confirmation of order and ensure deliveries are prompt.
Research new vendors and compare competitive suppliers.
Must be able to treat requisitions from the shelf attendants.
BSC / HND / OND or equivalent
Solid knowledge and understanding of procurement processes, policy, and systems
Two (2) years previous experience as a procurement officer
Experience in a similar industry is an added advantage
Ability to analyze problems and strategize for better solutions
Ability to work well with management and staff at all levels