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  • Posted: Feb 15, 2021
    Deadline: Feb 25, 2021
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    Senior Purchasing Officer

    Location: Sagamu

    Our client, a leading flexible packaging manufacturer, is in need of an Assistant Manager – Purchase that will develop purchasing strategies and oversee the purchasing team in their daily activities of sourcing suppliers and purchasing products, equipment, and services.


    • Developing and implementing purchasing strategies.
    • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
    • Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal terms
    • Partner with stakeholders to ensure clear requirements documentation
    • Forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power
    • Managing daily purchasing activities, supervising staff, and allocating tasks.
    • Managing supplier relations and negotiating contracts, prices, timelines, etc.
    • Maintaining the supplier database, purchase records, and related documentation.
    • Coordinating with inventory control to determine and manage inventory needs.
    • Ensuring that all procured items meet the required quality standards and specifications.
    • Preparing cost estimates and managing budgets.
    • Working to improve purchasing systems and processes.
    • Training new employees in the purchasing process and how to use the purchasing system.
    • Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers
    • Determine quantity and timing of deliveries
    • Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand


    • B.Eng degree or a B.Sc. degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics or any other related field
    • Minimum of 10 years working experience as Purchasing Officer in the FMCG industry
    • Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management
    • Interest in market dynamics along with business sense
    • A knack for negotiation and networking
    • Deep knowledge of inventory and supply chain management.
    • Supervisory and management experience.
    • Ability to gather and analyze data and to work with figures
    • Solid judgment along with decision making skills
    • Strong leadership capabilities

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