Procurement Manager Job at Tropical General Investments (TGI) Group

Tropical General Investments (TGI) Group is an international investment and holding company with over three decades in building sustainable businesses in fast moving consumer goods (FMCG), agriculture, agro-allied, healthcare, chemicals, real estate and oil and gas in 12 countries including Nigeria, Ghana, Republic of Benin, Morocco, UAE, India, South Africa, China etc. with an over 9,000 multicultural workforce.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Procurement Manager

Job Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full Time

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Act as a point of contact between the company and suppliers
  • Identify potential suppliers based on project requirements
  • Manage an efficient flow of goods to ensure optimum production
  • Work closely with the legal department to ensure contract terms are favorable to the company
  • Attend CFT meetings with the legal team, engineering team, vendors, and suppliers
  • Negotiate contracts, terms, and deadlines with vendors and suppliers
  • Monitor and control and further update relevant departments regarding price fluctuations of goods and vendor pricing
  • Developing procurement strategies that are inventive and cost-effective.
  • Building and maintaining long-term relationships with vendors and suppliers.
  • Approving purchase orders and organizing and confirming delivery of goods and services.
  • Performing risk assessments on potential contracts and agreements.
  • Sourcing and engaging reliable suppliers and vendors.
  • Negotiating with suppliers and vendors to secure advantageous terms.
  • Reviewing existing contracts with suppliers and ongoing to ensure on-going feasibility.
  • Controlling the procurement budget and promoting a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs.
  • Overseeing and managing the IT systems that track shipments, inventory, and the supply of goods
  • Preparing procurement reports. 

Requirement and Skills 

  • A Degree (Preferably Engr. or packaging background)
  • Minimum of Ten (10) Years of  experience in Procurement of RM/PM & NON BOM material,
  • Expert in inventory management, Working knowledge of MS Office, relational databases and ERP systems (Navision) 
  • Attention to detail is MUST
  • A person of high integrity
  • Must be good a team-player
  • Must be flexible.

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