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  • Posted: Jan 28, 2021
    Deadline: Feb 3, 2021
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    For 15 years we have been building and managing telecommunications towers that are the essential backbone of mobile telecommunications in Africa - the leapfrog technology driving economic development, prosperity and self-sufficiency across the continent. Right now, IHS is leading a new telecoms service sector driven by the growth of middle class business an...
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    Senior Specialist, Supplier Risk Management

    Job Description

    • We are currently recruiting for a Senior Specialist, Supplier Risk Management.
    • Based in Lagos, you identify, monitor and mitigate risks and gaps associated with all 3rd party vendors.

    Key Roles & Responsibilities

    • Implement approved vendor risk management frameworks, policies and processes within a broader functional, operational and technology risk management model.
    • Collaborate with functions across the business to implement and maintain a streamlined 3rd party risk management process.
    • Compile data and complete documentation related to vendor risks. Ensure issues arising are appropriately captured, assessed and mitigated to acceptable levels.
    • Work with project teams, procurement, operations and other supporting functions to ensure successful integration and support of pre-award, contract execution, and supplier management initiatives towards delivering savings and inefficiencies from cost, quality, process governance, and compliance perspectives.
    • Perform due diligence on individual 3rd party relationships to assess the business-related risks.
    • Develop, coordinate, plan and execute risk assessments of 3rd party vendors focusing on compliance with regulations, company policies and internal controls.
    • Capture and present the status and exposure of vendor risks for communication to different stakeholder levels - management, executive leadership team, and internal audits.
    • Propose, monitor and execute vendor remediation actions and mitigation plans when risks or non-compliance events are identified.
    • Manage vendor risks as defined in vendor contracts and in accordance with existing supply chain risk management programs and policies.
    • Represent the Supply Chain Risk Governance team as part of a cross-functional work group for vendor risks reduction/ mitigation.
    • Influence vendors and business partners to ensure compliance with risk management policies.
    • Support risk assessments and provide inputs to the development of recovery plans and corrective and preventative actions related to vendor claims, disputes, registration, and Master Data Change.
    • Assist the Strategic Sourcing team in reviewing tender documentation. Make recommendations on contract terms and conditions (T&Cs) to enable performance measurement.
    • Engage with and provide guidance to Strategic Sourcing teams on formation and administration of vendors and purchasing processes.
    • Recommend alternative or additional tender or contract wording to mitigate, contain and/ or transfer risk exposure and address contingencies where applicable.
    • Handle day-to-day questions regarding contracts and sub-contracts while identifying and proposing solutions to address associated issues and risks.
    • Report to the Legal and Compliance teams on risk issues which have legal implications arising from the contracting process.
    • Perform other tasks and duties as assigned by the Associate Director, Supplier Management.

    Experience & Qualifications Required

    • Relevant Bachelor's Degree.
    • Relevant professional certifications, e.g. Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), will be an asset.
    • +10 years’ relevant experience working with supplier oversight and subcontracts, including managing risk and compliance issues, or similar experience managing applications, projects or systems that require identification, evaluation and risk remediation.
    • Solid knowledge of local/ global industry and government regulations, e.g. SoX, National Communications Commission (NCC), etc.
    • Good experience influencing third parties and managing vendor relationships.

    Organizational Competencies:

    • Be Bold
    • Customer Focus
    • Innovation
    • Integrity

    Functional Competencies:

    • Market & Supply Chain Management
    • Supplier Management
    • Contract Management
    • Vendor Management
    • Process Improvement
    • Auditing
    • Supplier Risk Management
    • Stakeholder Management

    Behavioural Competencies:

    • Teamwork & Collaboration.

    Method of Application

    Note: Please apply with an updated Resume / CV.

    Interested and qualified? Go to IHS Towers on to apply

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