Position : Supply Chain Manager
A large indigenous FMCG company is looking to recruit a Supply Chain Manager for its operations. The position is based in Lagos, Nigeria.
Manage & optimize operationally the different aspects of the supply chain (including sourcing, purchasing, clearing, transport, warehousing and distribution)Identify, recommend and implement supply chain practices, procedures and systems for suppliers and customersImplement purchasing strategy as defined by the Group and proceed to local purchasing accordinglyWork closely with suppliers and customers to improve operations and reduce costExplore and recommend sourcing opportunities to meet project requirements and to maximize competitiveness and security.
Analyze tenders, finalize bid summary and evaluation report, obtain approval to commitSelect, negotiate and manage suppliers and contracts to keep documentation updatedCo-ordination of delivery dates and shipment planning with logistics peopleProvide support to project development and operations to ensure smooth project execution and day-to-day tasks.
Prepare bidders list and issue request for quotation for local purchase.Ensure suppliers meet ongoing quality program standard and inspect receipt of the materials delivered and checking of suppliers invoiceReporting on a regular basis in each activity : strategy, purchasing, transit, chartering
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Desired Skills and Experience
Bachelor's degree from a recognised University
Master's degree is a plus
Minimum 7 years experience in a similar senior role within an international company or a large company.
5-10 years minimum contracts and tendering experience
Demonstration of expertise in supplier evaluation and selection, contract negotiation and management, cost modeling and building collaborative supply relationships
Experience working with overseas suppliers
Experienced in Transit and inspections
Ability to build strong collaborative relationships across cultures and contexts.
Ability to shift priorities and deal with changing demands in an effective manner
Ability to align and coordinate resources to deliver results for committed schedules
We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.
Job criteria for job ad : Supply Chain Manager