Graceco Nigeria Limited Job Vacancy for a Procurement Officer

Graceco Nigeria Limited is recruiting to fill the vacant job position below:

Job Title: Procurement Officer

Job Location: Lagos

Educational Qualification: A graduate

Years of Experience: At least 1-2 years in purchasing and procurement role

Other Requirements:

  • Good oral and written communication skills;
  • Flair for negotiation and networking;
  • Ability to make important decisions and cope with the pressure of demanding targets and tight deadlines;
  • Confident and mature approach;
  • Tact and diplomacy.
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Commercial awareness;
  • Ability to adapt to different client needs and to develop and maintain successful working relationships;
  • Excellent standard of numeracy in order to analyse facts and figures;

Job Specification(s):

  • The Procurement Officer is responsible for the timely procurement and delivery of high quality, low-cost products and the proper processing of assigned supplier’s orders.
  • In order to carry out these responsibilities, the Procurement Office selects and evaluates the performance of suppliers

Specific Responsibilities

  • Ensures the timely delivery of quality products at the lowest possible cost
  • Participates in the selection of suppliers based on a criteria
  • Verifies quantification of orders and that the required order is within the agreed budget
  • Prepares purchase orders for all types of goods such as raw materials, equipment, supplies, services and asset acquisitions
  • Build and maintain good relationships with new and existing suppliers
  • Initiates negotiations with suppliers and vendors in order to obtain best cost and lead time offerings
  • Conducts performance evaluation for suppliers and vendors in order to maintain quality services
  • Source for new vendors and establish business relationship
  • Ensure that supplier database is up to date with all relevant information
  • Liaise with store manager and receiving officer about stock levels.
  • Assist in managing and following up on purchase orders
  • Act as an intermediary between suppliers and Graceco, to maintain good relations with suppliers.
  • Send purchase orders to all suppliers when re-order levels have been reached either via emails or by making calls once approval has been given by management.
  • Follow up on purchase orders to determine when supplies would be made.
  • Complies with the corporate procedures and regulations on procurement
  • Conducts a comparative analysis on supplier prices
  • Reviews and evaluates the performance of the suppliers
  • Processes the necessary clearance documents for security department
  • Ensures the proper management of procurement department operations
  • Ensures the proper processing of assigned customer orders
  • Write reports on purchases made daily.

Apply Before: 30th October, 2016.

How to Apply: Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to:


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