Hiring Organization: Crown Agents

Sector: Procurement Consultancy

Responsibilities

The Procurement and Logistics Manager will be responsible for the overall design and management of an effective procurement process for the basic nutrition package project in one of the states where Crown Agents will be implementing the ANRiN programme.
Management of the effective procurement process, such as PR, PO, Tender/Bid, Contract process
Responsible for supply chain management of nutrition-related products and birth spacing commodities, supplies and pharmaceuticals
Management of medical drug logistics in line with the needs of the programme
Establish and maintain strong relationships with suppliers to support efficient management of supplies
Work closely with the state programme team to understand their procurement and logistic needs
Work with the project lead to ensure forecasted needs are timely and accurate and ensure reconciliation and goods are also moved to beneficiaries
Monitor, with supervisory visits and documented spot checks, inventory storage and movement records in the warehouse which hold stock for which the project is accountable
Develop and review the procurement plans for the project, including commodity quantification and distribution plans using correct assumptions and best practices.
Plan, source (directly or via donor/CA procurement process) and manage the delivery of all commodities (drugs, medical supplies and equipment
Support project distribution planning and execution to ensure all stock are received on time at distribution points, and all stock is recorded during the distribution, and reconciled
Regularly collect, collate and analyse value for money parameters and recommend areas of efficiency gains for Crown Agents
Taking lead on all procurement activities, giving suggestions and innovative practices to the organisation
Work with the management and project teams to resolve relevant outstanding audit findings to improve overall compliance with organisational and donor policies.

About You
Requirements:

At least 7 years of experience in procurement planning and management in private sector/ international organizations
Master’s degree or equivalent in Engineering, Sciences, Social Sciences with training in Procurement, Logistics and Supply Chain Management.
Knowledge and ability to work on ICT tools for inventory management, logistics and supply chain management
Knowledge of completing procurement in Nigeria or countries affected by fragility, conflict and violence
Excellent communication skills (oral and written) in English, as well as a strong credibility and integrity in this domain

Desirable:

Confirmed experience working on large-scale, consortium led, nutrition/ health programmes in challenging contexts, ideally in Nigeria
Experience in capacity building of implementing partners
Experience working and collaborating with diverse sets of stakeholders, such as local NGOs, government officials, donor representatives, local and international staff
Ability to represent the project to various audiences including senior government officials and donor representatives
Strong communication skills, including advanced report writing skills
Nigerian national with the ability to articulate and demonstrate a strong understanding of the contextual challenges faced by communities in Nigeria (ideally in Kano)

About what’s on Offer

Crown Agents offers a competitive benefits package.

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