Lifestores is democratizing access to primary healthcare in Nigeria and other frontier markets by transforming the role and effectiveness of pharmacies.
Pharmacies are the most visited space in healthcare in frontier markets like Nigeria; however, they are constrained by challenges around fake medicines, poor data collection, and limited holistic care services.
Lifestores has developed a pharmaceutical marketplace called OGApharmacy to help pharmacies, hospitals, and clinics manage their inventory more efficiently, enjoy group purchase discounts, access loans, and better serve their patients.
Lifestores also owns a mass-market network of pharmacies. The company is led by a combination of pharmacists and professionals with experience in general management, consulting, and technology.
They are supported by an international network of investors and advisors.
About The Role
Lifestores is looking to hire a Supply Chain Manager who is analytical, team-oriented, and experienced in community pharmacy procurement.
You would lead all aspects of procurement for Lifestores’ own stores, including defining a procurement strategy that ensures that the right products arrive at the right time, quality and price.
What Do you need to do to be considered successful?
You will oversee ordering, receiving, storing, and dispatching products, as well as negotiating with vendors, fulfilling special orders, conducting pricing surveys, assessing vendor performance, managing logistics, leveraging the IT system, identifying ways to reduce costs, and analyzing categories that are well-positioned to drive sales.
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How Important are you to the bottom line?
You will determine how well lifestores is able to democratize healthcare by ensuring that they are constantly equipped with drugs to meet customer demands.
You will oversee the procurement process and provide strategic direction per time.
The Biggest Problem Solving Duties On the Job
You will have the exciting challenge of building the supply chain function into a well-oiled engine that is able to respond to market demands.
You will define and execute strategies that ensure that lifestores optimizes cost in the procurement process and is able to maintain a productive relationship with vendors.
What do you need to have done in your career?
What Do you stand to Gain?