Hiring Organization: Ascentech Services Limited

Location: Lagos & Sagamu

Our client, a leading flexible packaging manufacturer, is in need of an Assistant Manager – Purchase that will develop purchasing strategies and oversee the purchasing team in their daily activities of sourcing suppliers and purchasing products, equipment, and services.

Responsibilities

Developing and implementing purchasing strategies.
Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal terms
Partner with stakeholders to ensure clear requirements documentation
Forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power
Managing daily purchasing activities, supervising staff, and allocating tasks.
Managing supplier relations and negotiating contracts, prices, timelines, etc.
Maintaining the supplier database, purchase records, and related documentation.
Coordinating with inventory control to determine and manage inventory needs.
Ensuring that all procured items meet the required quality standards and specifications.
Preparing cost estimates and managing budgets.
Working to improve purchasing systems and processes.
Training new employees in the purchasing process and how to use the purchasing system.
Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers
Determine quantity and timing of deliveries
Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand

Requirements

B.Sc. degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics or any other related field
Minimum of 10 years working experience as Purchasing Officer in the FMCG industry
Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management
Interest in market dynamics along with business sense
A knack for negotiation and networking
Deep knowledge of inventory and supply chain management.
Supervisory and management experience.
Ability to gather and analyze data and to work with figures
Solid judgment along with decision making skills
Strong leadership capabilities

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should kindly send CVs to [email protected] with the job title as the subject of the mail
N.B: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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