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  • Posted: Apr 20, 2021
    Deadline: May 4, 2021
  • The Prima Group has been doing business in Nigeria for over 45 years. Founded as a partnership in 1965 by the late Naraindas G. Vaswani, the company was incorporated in 1974. Since founding, the group has grown from an import oriented trading company to a medium-sized conglomerate with interest in banking, manufacturing, trading, and real estate. Our grou...
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    Senior Buyer

    Location: Alaba - Coker, Lagos

    Job Summary

    • The Senior Buyer sources equipment and materials by developing sources of supply and monitoring supplier performance; obtaining required equipment and materials, verifying receipt of items, authorizing payment, and managing quality of products and controlling inventory.


    • Purchase goods, materials, components or services in line with specified cost, quality and delivery targets
    • Ensure continuous supply of required goods and materials and communicate any supply problems which may pose a risk or impact on business operations
    • Negotiate contracts, improved prices and terms of business with suppliers and review opportunities to make business savings utilising negotiation and procurement best practice tools and methods
    • Assess and evaluate suppliers and undertake performance reviews to ensure contract compliance and manage performance improvement activities
    • Ensure that a professional and consistent approach is taken in relation to all supplier relationships
    • Ensure compliance to company guidelines, purchasing policies and procedures
    • Assess tenders and quotations from potential suppliers
    • Prepare purchase orders in line with final negotiations with selected suppliers and in line with organisational targets and requirements
    • Monitor market trends, competitor strategies and market suppliers
    • Research and evaluate areas of opportunity and reduce costs where possible
    • Undertake research on and evaluate existing and new suppliers
    • Develop creative and innovative procurement processes
    • Develop ideas and strategies to improve operational efficiency, add value, aid business performance and work towards a strategy of continuous improvement
    • Assist internal and external customers by interpreting laws, policy, codes, and regulations pertaining to purchasing; answer inquiries both orally and in writing concerning purchasing operations.
    • Work collaboratively and negotiate and engage with stakeholders and suppliers regarding new projects, supplies and initiatives and advise of impact of change on purchasing and production activities
    • Stay current and up to date on any changes that may affect the supply and demand of needed products and materials and advise others of any impact
    • Attend meetings and update others on issues or concerns, in particular when there is a risk which could prevent the organisation meeting customer demands or where there are over capacity concerns
    • Support product change requests and review and communicate the impact on capacity plans
    • Build, maintain and manage supplier relationships and ensure good communications.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Jotna Nigeria Limited on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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