Procurement Officer Job in a Port Terminal Operator Company in Lagos

Global Profilers is a Recruitment & HR Services firm specialized in
recruitment in Africa; we are currently looking for a Procurement
Officer for our client who is a port terminal operator.

Job Title:  Procurement Officer
The Procurement Officer is primarily responsible for streamlining the
cost of procurement and ensuring procurement documentation is properly
compiled and utilized. He or she will also ensure that suppliers and end
users are properly guided and see to it that procurement requests are
compiled on time.

  • Head the procurement and disposal unit including:
    Generating short, middle and long term savings and following them up by
    KPI. Developing and managing the Units Budget. Submitting regular
    reports on the unit to the Finance Manager
  • Maintaining a list of prequalified suppliers for the whole range of company goods, service and works including:
    Initiating the recruitment and selection of suppliers in accordance
    with Company Regulations. Communicating with suppliers in matters
    leading to placement of orders and responding to their inquiries.
  • Maintaining procurement requirements for the company including; liaising
    with Heads of User Departments and Sections to determine their
    procurement requirements. Preparing bid documents and recommending
    procurement methods to Contracts Committee. Placing orders of suppliers
    through use of LPOs. Receiving and opening bids, coordinating the
    evaluation of bids and submitting reports. Ensuring that suppliers
    deliver goods services and works in accordance with specifications and
    terms of order.
  • Ensuring that the necessary company procurement documentation is in place and properly utilized including:
    Providing timely advice to the Finance Manager on all matters
    pertaining to procurement. Developing appropriate systems, procedures
    and guidelines for the Procurement Unit.
  • Performing other duties as may become necessary for the smooth running of the Unit and the Company as a whole.
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Targets and Goals

  •   To reduce the cost in 2017 by 15% compared to 2016 cost

Qualification and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in  related field
  • MBA [in Purchasing Supply or Economics related area] would be an added advantage
  • 3 – 5 years purchasing, procurement related work experience
  • Technical awareness
  • Fluency in English


  • Organised
  • Leadership skills
  • Self-Starter
  • Strong admin and follow up skills
  • Integrity
  • Ability to work on target
  • Proven Negotiation skills
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Excellent Communicator

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here to Apply

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