Assistant Procurement Manager


Abuja, Nigeria

Job description

Job Introduction

    Adexen is mandated by one of its clients in the construction industry to recruit An Assistant Procurement Manager. The position is based in Abuja, Nigeria.


    Implement procurement standards and guidelines while controlling all procurement activities for the business.

    Vendor Qualification and Management:

    • Manage the vendor selection and qualification process end to end, based on approved criteria.
    • Implement a vendor performance management system to monitor and review vendor performance bi-annually.
    • Align all vendors to the company’s approved payment plan.
    • Work through vendors to ensure timely and cost-effective delivery of products and services.
    • Leverage relationships with approved vendors to secure the best service for the organization.

    Requisitions and Procurement:

    • Conduct periodic market research and maintain a price list for all consumables.
    • Ensure order quantities are in line with PO terms, while jointly verifying quality with the user department. 
    • Analyze procurement trends to make an accurate forecast of procurement needs for the business.
    • Ensure that the products and services supplied are of the highest quality.
    • Follow procurement procedures, create and maintain an inventory of all incoming and current supplies.
    • Maintain accurate records of purchases and pricing. 
    • Optimize procurement expenditures to achieve cost savings.
    • Ensures the timely delivery of all requisitions to vessels or the office.
    • Submit and reconcile with the Finance and Accounts Department.
    • Coordinate internal monitoring and evaluation of the supply chain function.

    Critical Inventory Management:

    • Develop a pipeline of vendors for the supply of critical parts and spares to ensure their availability always.
    • Maintain a minimum inventory level for all consumables and full stock for selected critical parts.

    Contract Negotiation and Monitoring:

    • Manage and monitor contract SLAs and KPIs of suppliers.
    • Work with internal and external stakeholders to determine procurement needs, quality, and delivery requirements.
    • Supervise and ensure contract performance, including delivery, receipt, warranty, damages, and insurance of goods.

    Finance and Budgeting:

    • Work with other departments to increase growth revenue by maximizing profitability, improving margins, increasing cash flow and reducing cost-of-capital.
    • Participate in budget planning and review meetings.
    • Perform other duties as may be assigned.


    • Support occupational health and safety in the workplace.

    Head of Store Duties:

    • Monitor stock levels and identify purchasing needs.
    • Maintain receipts, records, and withdrawals of the stockroom.
    • Receive, unload, and shelve supplies.
    • Inspect deliveries for damage or discrepancies; report those to account for reimbursements and record keeping.

Desired Skills and Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or relevant field.
    • Minimum of 5 years experience and with 3 years of them worked in a supervisory position.
    • Knowledge of proper bookkeeping and inventory management.
    • Familiarity with standard concepts and best practices in a stockroom or warehouse environment.
    • Analytical mind with the ability to make accurate mathematical computations.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Competencies in data entry, analysis, and management.
We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.


Construction & Real Estate

Job Seniority

Senior level

Job Category

Supply Chain

Employment Type

Full time


5 - 10 years


Logistics Management, Supply Chain Optimization, Logistics, Contract Negotiation, Procurement, Negotiation

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