About the Role
We are looking for a procurement officer who is analytical, team-oriented, well-organized, self-motivated, and experienced in community pharmacy procurement.
Maintain reasonable stock coverage levels (between 26 weeks worth of stock at all Lifestores pharmacies
Minimize out of stock situations
Ensure high quality of all the products ordered
Prepare weekly orders in collaboration with pharmacies
Liaise with suppliers to order and follow up on delivery of supplies
Go to nondrug markets to pick products
Receive products at the central store
Effectively manage third party vendors regarding the procurement of consumable items
Drive new procurement relationships with suppliers and negotiate prices, credit terms and delivery terms
Redistribute stock between stores in order to ensure optimal stock levels
Coordinate with warehouse personnel
Lead supply chain aspects of new store development acquisitions and affiliates’
Analyse areas to reduce costs in procurement
Analyse product categories to grow the number of SKUs on hand and identify new products to add
Offer supply chain input on IT systems conduct price surveys and set prices
Provide input into the development of supply chain targets and report performance metrics
Drive any new strategic supply initiatives and other areas where management requires support
Collaborate with pharmacy managers and other team members to drive the success of the business
Support in strategic initiatives.
Interested candidates should possess relevant qualifications
1-2 years of post-NYSC experience.
We select people who demonstrate our core values : humility, initiative & hard work, customer centricity, trustworthiness, continual improvement, and data-driven.
Benefits & Compensation
We offer competitive compensation. Additional benefits include pension contributions, access to regular training, and ongoing feedback to boost your skills.
You will have ample opportunities to work with and learn directly from world class operators, including top pharmacists and leaders with backgrounds at Harvard and Stanford Business Schools.