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Procurement Manager


Lagos, Nigeria

Job description

Job Introduction

    Adexen Recruitment Agency is mandated by its client, a shipping and logistics company to recruit a Procurement Manager for the operations in Nigeria.


    Strategizing to find cost-effective deals and suppliers. strategize best ways to cut procurement expenses while tracking and reporting key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness.

    Setup and head the purchasing department defining the company’s purchasing policies and SOPs:

    • Generate short, middle and long-term savings and follow them up with KPIs
    • Develop and manage the units budget. 
    • Submit regular reports on the unit to the Finance Manager.

    Maintaining procurement requirements for the company including:

    • Liaise with Heads of user departments and sections to determine their procurement requirements.
    • Prepare bid documents and recommending procurement methods to contracts committee.
    • Place orders with suppliers.
    • Receive and opening bids, coordinating   the evaluation of bids and submitting reports.
    • Follow the logistics of delivery of the goods including liaising with supplier, banks (for form M and BoC, LC), clearing agents, etc.

    Analyze and qualify the company’s supplier database. Maintain a list of prequalified suppliers for the whole range of company goods, services and works including:

    • Initiate the identification and selection of suppliers in accordance with company regulations.
    • Communicate with suppliers in matters relating to placement of orders and responding to their inquiries.

    Perform other duties as may become necessary for the smooth running of the unit or company as a whole:

    • Ensure that procurement documentation is properly compiled and utilized.
    • Ensure that suppliers and end users are properly guided on procurement procedures.
    • Ensure procurement requirements of the Company are compiled on time.

Desired Skills and Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, logistics or business administration.
    • Minimum of 10 years proven working experience as head of procurement, procurement manager or procurement officer.
    • Experience in collecting and analyzing data.
    • Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques as well as dexterity in the market survey.
    • Ability to negotiate and network.
    • Good knowledge of supplier or third-party management software.
    • Aptitude in decision-making and working with numbers.
    • Strong leadership capabilities.
We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.


Logistics & Transport

Job Seniority


Job Category

Supply Chain

Employment Type

Full time


5 - 10 years


Contract Negotiation, Contract Management, Procurement, Project Planning, Negotiation, Project Management

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