Procurement Officer Job at IO Furniture Limited


IO Furniture Limited is a full-service interior design and furniture manufacturing company, characterized by our uncompromising quality and innovative design solutions. With innovation, functionality, and style at the heart and soul of our company, we deliver perfection consistently. From our signature classics to our custom project designs we have managed to build a stellar reputation for excellence, quality, reliability and integrity.

We pride ourselves in our ability to interpret the essence of our clients through manufacturing and design. By working closely with each client we are able to create spaces that embody their being, because regardless of whether they are individuals, brands or establishments to us, each project is personal.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Procurement Officer

Job Location: Ilupeju - Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Reports To: Head of Procurement

Key Summary of the Job

  • To oversee purchases and develop new contracts
  • To procure high-quality and cost-efficient supplies for our organization
  • To follow procurement procedures, maintain an updated list of inventory and incoming purchases and supplies and responsible for approving purchases
  • Monitors business trends and product availability to pay the best price for company goods and services without sacrificing quality or delivery times
  • Nurture relationships with suppliers to negotiate best prices for the company
  • Identify and research potential new suppliers

Core Working Relationships:

  • Store Team
  • Technical Team
  • Production Team
  • Logistics
  • Finance Team

Task Complexities:

  • Responsible to source, negotiate and purchase materials from both local and foreign vendors
  • Maintain accurate records of purchases and pricing
  • Create and maintain good relationships with vendors/suppliers
  • Making professional decisions in a fast-paced environment
  • Maintain records of purchases, pricing, and other important data
  • Review and analyze all vendors/suppliers, supply and price options
  • Develop plans for purchasing equipment, services and supplies
  • Negotiate the best deal for pricing and supply contracts
  • Ensure that the products and supplies are of high quality
  • Create and maintain an inventory of all incoming and current supplies
  • Maintain and update list of suppliers and their qualifications, delivery times and potential future development
  • Evaluate supplier performance based on quality standards, delivery time & best prices and ensure all the criteria are met according to the Organizational requirements and expectations.
  • Work with team members and Head of Procurement to complete duties as needed

Key Job Attributes
Generic:

  • Analytical and quantitative decision-making skills
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Problem-solving and creativity skills
  • The ability to Multitask
  • The ability to work with a team
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to be proactive and deliver results
  • Integrity/Discipline
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong negotiation skills   

Technical:

  • Sound knowledge of the Company's products and services
  • Expert knowledge of the Microsoft Package
  • Ability to negotiate, establish, and administer contracts

Education & Experience
Education:

  • First Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Economics or a related field.
  • Experience with ERP systems; Microsoft Navision experience is a plus

Experience:

  • Solid knowledge and understanding of procurement processes, policy and systems
  • Two (2) years previous experience as a Procurement Officer

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: human.resources@iofurnitureltd.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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