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  • Posted: Aug 5, 2021
    Deadline: Aug 12, 2021
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    DCSL Corporate Services Limited is a private limited liability company which provides company secretarial, governance, immigration and training services to diverse governmental, corporate and individual clients across several business sectors in Nigeria. We operate from our Head Office in Lagos, with operational branches in Abuja and Port-Harcourt.
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    Head, Purchasing Department

    A vacancy has arisen in a reputable Manufacturing company.

    Job title: Head, Purchasing Department  

    The Head, Purchasing Department will provide overall leadership and direction for all procurement activities and processes in the Company. He/she will develop and manage procurement strategies and initiatives in alignment with the Company’s overall business objectives and strategic direction.

    The Head, Purchasing Department will report directly  to the Managing Director/ CEO.


    • A Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related fields. An MBA or any other professional qualification in a relevant discipline is an added advantage;
    • Minimum of ten (10) years’ work experience with five (5) in a Management role;
    • Knowledge of Supply Chain Process and Supply Management Disciplines;
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
    • Ability to drive, meet and exceed set KPIs;
    • Excellent analytical, negotiation and organizational skills;
    • Proficient in the use of standard Procurement software and Microsoft Office Suites;
    • Considerable commercial awareness and financial literacy.

    Job Description

    In fulfilling his or her responsibilities, The successful candidate will:

    • Coordinate and manage the procurement function and ensure that standard company and ethical practices relating to all company purchases, contracts/agreements are adopted to achieve the best value for every company spend.
    • Manage all materials and services procurement for various business activities; maximize value and ensure that all risks are managed proactively and efficiently.              
    • Make recommendations and advise senior management on all purchasing issues, giving sourcing input to colleagues to aid business planning and decision making.
    • Maintain existing portfolio of suppliers and source potential suppliers in line with company requirements; lead negotiations with suppliers and follow up execution of services and supply contracts.
    • Review all purchase requisitions for processing, ensuring all goods and services purchased meet audit and company standards.
    • Develop a savings report mechanism and procurement plan acceptable to the business, providing regular reports on performance through in-depth spend analysis.
    • Drive procurement process improvement to achieve more efficiency across the business in order to deliver the best value for the company.
    • Ensure proper documentation and administration of purchasing documents/activities; tracking savings achieved and supplier performance for timely and adequate management reporting while ensuring compliance to policies, processes and procurement procedures.
    • Any other tasks falling within the scope of the role.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the position as subject of email.

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