Procurement officer ( Heavy Machinery )
Edge Recruiter Nigeria Ltd.
Lagos city
2d ago

Our client is one of the leading power solution company in Nigeria with 23 branches in 8 countries in Africa, Middle East and Asia.

The company currently employs over 1500 staff globally. The company specializes in the Electro-Mechanical, technical and sales of power solutions and services.

They currently have an opening for Procurement Officer - Lagos.

Purchase Reports

Prepare, re-order, review and cost-analysis reports, by reviewing historical orders, working on forecasting orders, and submitting to the Procurement Manager for review.

Allocation of the new orders to be confirmed, to ensure that the ordered quantities are adequate for forecasted needs.

Purchase Orders

Place and confirm orders, through online means and systems as applicable, after securing the necessary approvals from management, and communicating the confirmation and the delivery periods with the warehouses to make everyone involved aware of the confirmed products.

In addition to ensuring effective communication with suppliers and reconfirming the delivery in time to avoid shortage in stock.

Tracking and Clearance

Attain tracking number for the containers shipment, by following up online or with the agent on the estimated time of arrival, and shipment status, to prepare for the needed documents for the clearance of the containers with minimal demurrage payments and time delays

Products / Price Sourcing

Resource products and price offers / as per needs, whether old or new products, by contacting / seeking several suppliers, preparing comparison, and price analysis studies vs specifications and quality, prior to orders’ confirmation, to ensure adequate purchasing and selection from the suppliers

Bill of Quantities Pricing

Assist sales engineers and representatives as well as production and project engineers in pricing BOQ’s, by quoting the supply prices of components, in order to ensure correct prices are set based on incurred costs of items, plus the profit margin

Invoices Payment

Coordinate with the Accounting department, for the entries and payment of received orders after verifying compliance of received products with requested orders, to ensure payment in due time for compliant orders

Foreign Exchange rates

Follow up on fluctuations of foreign currencies exchange rates, by understanding and being aware of the impact this has on foreign procurement operations, and highlighting any related recommendations to management, for advice on setting orders or price modifications.

Off-shore Orders

Confirm and Follow up off-shore orders, mainly for the overseas sister companies where and when needed. This is done by preparing all needed documentation for shipping and clearing purposes of such orders, and coordinating with concerned personnel and agencies, to ensure timely delivery of orders.


  • B.Sc / HND in any related discipline .
  • Minimum of 3 years Supply chain experience with exposure / focus on procurement
  • Relevant experience from heavy machinery is an advantage
  • Procurement experience is a MUST
  • Document & Records Management Skill
  • Supply chain management skill
  • Planning & Organizing effectiveness
  • Proficient in the use of Excel and numerate software

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