The Procurement Manager will manage projects and tenders until they are signed and the contract awarded, then monitors them and ensures they are updated. Must have a good grasp of the risks involved in supplier relations and the subsidiary's strategy. The candidate must know his market (supplies and suppliers), has an overall view of the needs of the subsidiary and uses efficient negotiation skills to ensure that these needs are met.
The candidate will report directly to the Executive Director and Dotted line Report to the Managing Director
- Conduct procurement negotiations and ensures continuous savings for the company. In the event of shortfalls, he suggests remedial measures.
- Has in-depth knowledge of the market and knows the strengths and weaknesses of suppliers
- Leads and develops a network of both internal and external partners to gather and analyze market information and trends.
- Participate in the formulation of the subsidiary's procurement policy and its implementation.
- Conduct after check to ensure that suppliers render services in accordance with regulations and meet their commitments. Manages conflicts involving them and undertakes corrective actions.
- Identify vulnerabilities and challenges (dependency, losses, know-how, technical, economic and legal risks) and proposes solutions.
- Implement supplier selection and evaluation procedure.
- Check supplier’s qualifications to ensure that they are consistent with the company’s regulations.
- Gather information needed for procurement management indicators, and prepares indicators for the selected period.
- Participate in inventory pricing process and checks to ensure that recorded purchase slips are consistent with the purchase negotiation.
- Approve supplier invoices for payment.
- Analyze shortfalls and proposes action plans needed to improve indicators.