Loft Africa is Nigeria’s one-stop-shop solution for freight forwarding, warehousing storage and fulfillment, and last-mile delivery.
Their Platform for Nigerian logistics is a unique operating model that combines advanced tech and data analytics, logistics infrastructure, and hands-on supply chain expertise.
About the role
LoftAfrica is looking to hire a Procurement Officer to act as the primary point of contact between their suppliers and the business.
You will manage the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of procurement for their facility.
What do you need to be considered successful?
Act as a point of contact between the LOFT AFRICA and its suppliers.
Identify potential suppliers based on project requirements.
Negotiate contracts, terms and deadlines with vendors and suppliers.
Monitor and update relevant departments regarding price fluctuations of goods and vendor pricing.
Manage an efficient flow of goods to ensure optimum production.
Process purchase orders to acquire goods.
Work closely with the legal department to ensure contract terms are favorable to the company.
What do you need to have done in your career?
7 years experience working in the procurement department in the FMCG or retail
industry. 3 years management experience.
Master and #x27;s degree in Purchasing Management and CIPS Membership are both
Working knowledge of the Nigeria FMCG industry and market conditions.
Strong understanding of procurement and negotiation techniques.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
Able to travel to meet with suppliers and work overtime as required.
Strong experience with MS Office.