• Senior Manager, Network Procurement at Airtel Nigeria

  • Posted on: 29 April, 2014 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Airtel Nigeria (Airtel Networks Limited), a leading mobile telecommunication services provider in Nigeria and a member of Airtel Africa Group, is committed to providing innovative, exciting, affordable and quality mobile services to Nigerians, giving them the freedom to communicate, rise above their daily challenges and drive economic and social development. The company made history on August 5, 2001 by becoming the first telecoms operator to launch commercial GSM services in Nigeria and has scored a series of many "firsts" in the highly competitive Nigerian telecommunications market including the first to introduce toll-free 24-hour customer care; first to launch service in all the six geo-political zones in the country; first to introduce affordable recharge denominations; first to introduce monthly free SMS and first to introduce monthly airtime bonus.

    A truly innovative company, Airtel has showed resilience, charting new paths in meeting the demands and needs of its esteemed stakeholders and enhancing distribution as well as providing affordable services to empower more nigerians.

    In Nigeria, Airtel is working tirelessly to live up to an ambitious vision of being the most loved brand in the daily lives of Nigerians as it offers a superior brand experience and a portfolio of innovative products & services ranging from exciting voice solutions to inventive data packages and mobile broadband.

    Senior Manager, Network Procurement

     

    Job description

    1. Ensure timely completion of new/renewal contract
        Manage the processing of Network related contracts from project brief to contract completion in conjunction with the Legal department

    2 Preparation of Network BOQ
        TO be familiar with preparation of BOQ (Bill of Quantity) for Telecom products i.e 2G- BTS, 3G – Node B, Microwave, Transmission eqp (DWDM & SDH)  etc

    3. Timely issuance of PO
        Manage the end to end Purchase Order process for procurement of goods and services within their area of responsibility in line with approved purchasing requests.

    4. Vendor Management
        Manages the relationship with vendors in accordance with company guidelines, to support the realization of agreed procurement contracts.

    5. Co-work efficiency
        Provide accurate information and guidance to managers and other staff in Support of the planning, budgeting and goal setting processes to establish procurement goals.

    6. Pricing and contract management
        Manage price & contractual negotiations in line with favorable payment terms, statutory regulatory requirements, competitive pricing, quality assurance and delivery timelines favorable to the company.

    7. Reporting
        Generation of required Procurement reports(spend & savings report, contract management report, Single source & emergency request report)

    8. Ensure process are in place and strictly adhered to
        Manage sourcing process for recommending/identifying the most suitable vendors required for projects/tasks

    9. to End Vendor support
        Provide payment support services(i.e.  reconciliation/confirmation of invoices against vendor claims as against audit exercises

    10. Vendor Perofmrance Evaluation
        Vendor Performance evaluation to ascertain vendor competence & capability
     
    Desired Skills and Experience
        Bachelors degree preferably Engineering
        Masters in Business Administration would be preferred additional qualification dependent on experiencent
        Minimum 10 years working experience with at least five years in Network Procurement
        Strong ethics
        High Discipline and professionalism
        Self-Motivated and Passionate
        Team player

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