Job Vacancy For Director, Procurement

We are looking for a strategic Procurement Professional with a high level of persuasive ability to join our Procurement team as Director, Procurement, in the Supply Chain Management Department. (S)He will report to the Chief Supply Chain Management Officer and will lead the procurement team to identify cost optimization opportunities across all our external vendor base, execute sourcing strategies and ensure compliance in procurement of all items and services needed.

Key Responsibilities

• Lead the team in all aspects of procurement, specifically supplier selection, negotiation and supply management in accordance with our procurement policy;
• Create, execute and re-evaluate category strategies aligned to company goals for all areas of significant spend;
• Ensure implementation of global supply chain strategies in local operation and represent local operation interests in global strategy creation;
• Overall responsibility for supply base management and performance management of existing supply base;
• Actively seek market knowledge for existing and new products/services and shape Supply Base for efficiency;
• Develop and maintain relationship with key suppliers;
• Translate Commercial strategies into executable Procurement concepts, plans and business models that best serves the company strategy;
• Contribute to overall Supply Chain department management and performance as a member of the team;
• Review procurement recommendations for Purchase Committee decision;
• Ensure Purchase Orders are raised in accordance with agreed prices, conditions and delivered as per agreed lead-time;
• Work with Finance to adhere to broader finance and risk requirements;
• Create and maintain instructions and documented processes within area of responsibility;
• Continuous improvements: Initiate and implement improvements through tools, metrics, processes and policies;
• Compliance: Ensure consistent and professional approach to procurement is practiced throughout the organization in compliance with internal corporate policies and specific procedures regarding procurement.

Qualification Required & Experience

• A University Degree in any field with emphasis on Procurement, Business Administration, Economics and related disciplines. Possession of an MBA is a plus;
• Minimum of four (4) to eight (8) years procurement experience preferably within the Telecommunication industry;
• Local/International procurement certification. E.g. CIPS, etc;
• Good exposure in the procurement field and experience in managing teams;
• Experience and knowledge in procurement processes and systems.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested and qualified applicants should send their Applications & Curriculum Vitae to:

[email protected]

Kindly indicate the role you are applying for in the email subject.

Closing Date: 08 May, 2018

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