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Job For Procurement Manager In A Reputable Shipping/Logistics Company

Adexen Recruitment Agency is mandated by its client, a Shipping and Logistics company to recruit suitably qualified candidate for its operations in Nigeria:



Position: Procurement Manager
Lagos, Nigeria
Industry: Logistics & Transport
Employment Type: Full time
Job Seniority: Manager
Job Category: Supply Chain


  • Implement procurement standards and guidelines while controlling all procurement activities for the business.

Vendor Qualification and Management:

  • Manage the vendor selection and qualification process end to end, based on approved criteria.
  • Implement a vendor performance management system to monitor and review vendor performance bi-annually.
  • Align all vendors to the company’s approved payment plan.
  • Work through vendors to ensure timely and cost- effective delivery of products and services.
  • Leverage relationships with approved vendors to secure the best service for the organization.

Requisitions and Procurement:

  • Optimize procurement expenditures to achieve cost savings.
  • Ensures the timely delivery of all requisitions to vessels or the office.
  • Submit and reconcile with the Finance and Accounts Department.
  • Coordinate internal monitoring and evaluation of the supply chain function.
  • Conduct periodic market research and maintain a price list for all consumables.
  • Ensure order quantities are in line with PO terms, while jointly verifying quality with the user department.
  • Analyse procurement trends to make accurate forecast of procurement needs for the business.
  • Ensure that the products and services supplied are of the highest quality.
  • Follow procurement procedures, create and maintain inventory of all incoming and current supplies.
  • Maintain accurate records of purchases and pricing.

Critical Inventory Management:

  • Develop a pipeline of vendors for the supply of critical parts and spares to ensure their availability always.
  • Maintain a minimum inventory level for all consumables and full stock for selected critical parts.

Contract Negotiation and Monitoring:

  • Manage and monitor contract SLAs and KPIs of suppliers.
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to determine procurement needs, quality, and delivery requirements.
  • Supervise and ensure contract performance, including delivery, receipt, warranty, damages and insurance of goods.

Finance and Budgeting:

  • Work with other departments to increase growth revenue by maximising profitability, improving margins, increasing cashflow and reducing cost-of-capital.
  • Participate in budget planning and review meetings.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned.


  • Support occupational health and safety in the workplace.

Food Chandelling:

  • Ensure timely food supply to the vessels in approved quality and quantity.
  • Manage Food chandelling contractual agreement.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Supply chain work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is considered an asset.
  • Strong analytical skills, judgement and decision making.
  • Must have organizational skills to arrange data and retrieve data in a timely manner.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of Procurement processes, policy, and systems.
  • Must have an eye for detail to ensure that correct information is noted and recorded.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Master’s in Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Finance or Engineering, Mathematics, or Statistical Analysis.
  • Ten (10) years previous experience as a Procurement Manager or related position.
  • Membership of Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) qualification is required for this role.



Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply


Only those selected will be contacted.

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