Procurement Officer at AMO Farm Sieberer Hatchery Limited

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  • Lagos, AMO Farm Sieberer Hatchery Limited View on Map
  • Post Date : February 4, 2024
  • Apply Before : March 1, 2024
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  • Job ID 44144
  • Experience See Job Description
  • Gender Male or Famele
  • Qualifications See Job Description

Job Description

Amo Farm Sieberer Hatchery Limited has a Vision to be the market leader in the Day Old Chicks market; through exceptional quality products and services that will guarantee profitable poultry farming. The Company produces high-quality Day-Old Chicks and Point of Cage Pullets. Over the years, we have remained focused on our main objective to produce high quality chicks, in a highly hygienic environment leveraging innovative solutions grounded in Research and Development.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Procurement Officer

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Purpose

  • Responsible for overseeing and managing the procurement process within the company. This role involves sourcing suppliers, negotiating contracts, purchasing goods and services, and ensuring cost-effectiveness, quality, and compliance with company policies and regulatory requirements.

Roles and Responsibilities
Sourcing Suppliers:

  • Identify potential suppliers and conduct market research to assess their capabilities, pricing, and quality.
  • Develop and maintain a qualified supplier database.
  • Collaborate with the sourcing team to evaluate and select suppliers based on predefined criteria.

Vendor Negotiations:

  • Negotiate contracts and agreements with suppliers to secure advantageous terms and conditions.
  • Ensure that procurement contracts comply with legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Work with the legal department, if necessary, to review and finalize contracts.

Purchase Order Processing:

  • Create and manage purchase orders for goods and services.
  • Verify purchase requisitions for completeness and accuracy.
  • Ensure timely approval and processing of purchase orders.

Cost Control:

  • Monitor and analyse procurement costs and trends.
  • Identify cost-saving opportunities without compromising quality.
  • Negotiate bulk purchase discounts where applicable.

Quality Assurance:

  • Collaborate with quality control and assurance teams to ensure that procured goods and services meet established quality standards.
  • Address and resolve quality issues with suppliers promptly.

Inventory Management:

  • Coordinate with the inventory management team to ensure that stock levels are maintained within defined parameters.
  • Monitor inventory turnover and obsolescence.
  • Implement inventory control measures to minimize losses.

Compliance:

  • Ensure compliance with company procurement policies and procedures.
  • Stay informed about relevant industry regulations and ensure adherence.
  • Assist in audits related to procurement activities.

Reporting:

  • Generate and analyse procurement reports to track key performance indicators (KPIs).
  • Prepare regular reports for management to review procurement activities, cost savings, and potential risks.

Supplier Relationship Management:

  • Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with key suppliers.
  • Address supplier concerns and resolve issues promptly.
  • Evaluate supplier performance regularly.

Sustainability and Ethics:

  • Promote sustainable procurement practices and ethical sourcing.
  • Consider environmental and social responsibility in procurement decisions

Education Qualification

  • BSc / HND in Accounting, Business Administration or any other related course

Required Years of Experience:

  • At least 2 years of experience in procurement or a similar procurement leadership role within the agricultural or feed Production.

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Strong understanding of procurement strategies, supply chain management, and market dynamics
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to make data-driven decisions.
  • Familiarity with industry regulations and quality standards.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and inspire a procurement team.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with other departments and stakeholders.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • People and time management
  • Report writing and presentation
  • Protection of Confidential Information
  • Excellent relationship management skills

Expected Behavioral Competencies:

  • Resourcefulness
  • Dependability
  • Passion
  • Integrity
  • Promptness
  • Accountability

Application Closing Date
1st March, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: vacancyopening79@gmail.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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