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Procurement Manager

Adexen

Dakar, Senegal

Job description

Job Introduction

    Adexen Recruitment Agency is mandated by an international industrial Group to recruit a Procurement Manager for its operations in Senegal. The position is based in Dakar.

Responsibilities

    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.   

Desired Skills and Experience

    • University level education and experience in a management role.
    • A minimum of 8 years or experience is required.
    • Must have strong negotiation skills.
    • Must understand purchasing procedures.
    • Must have a good knowledge of the FMCG/Industrial Market.
    • Must have a good knowledge of Management Information System (Integral) Excel, Access.
    • Must be good at organizing and managing priorities.
    • Ability to adapt, flexibility and learn is essential.
    • Must be motivated and committed.
    • Must be trustworthy and reliable.
    • Must ensure good quality of work.
    • Good Communication skills are essential.
    • Ability to understand and solve problems
    • Excellent command in French language
We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.

Industry

FMCG

Job Seniority

Manager

Job Category

Supply Chain

Employment Type

Full time

Experience

5 - 10 years

Skills

Procurement, Team Management

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