Inventory and Procurement Officer Job at ICS Outsourcing

ICS Outsourcing is Nigeria’s pioneer Human Resource Outsourcing Company. We are on a mission to provide world-class human resource solutions, using experts while creating value for our shareholders and opportunities in the community. Our vision is to be the most valuable Business Support Solutions Partner to our Clients throughout Africa and beyond.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Inventory and Procurement Officer
Job Location: Gbagada, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • The purpose of this role is to oversee the inventory & procurement unit, identify, shortlist vendors, assess supplier's credits for goods, supervise the procurement processes and shall also coordinate the activities of in-store inventory management

Job Description / Responsibilities

  • Supervise teams involved in the procurement and logistics work within the area of responsibility - (local and international procurement); logistics staff; fleet staff (including drivers of rented vehicles and trucks).
  • Solicit bids, quotations and tender documents; oversee bidding process and provide support for procurement transactions, analyse them for conformity to specified requirements; conduct appraisals and select suppliers, and confirm terms of payment; prepare purchase orders and ensure receipt of appropriate authorization
  • Follow up on purchase orders (PO) status and keep the head of unit and respective managers abreast of estimated time of delivery or any changes that may affect or modify the pre-determined delivery conditions.
  • Ensure all expected merchandise is received in accordance with PO specifications, and that all goods are in good condition.

Preferred Experience, Skills and Education

  • At least 3 years of experience working in administration and logistics generalist role
  • HND / BSC in a numerate discipline
  • MSc/MBA and/or relevant certification in Business Administration, Management, Logistics & Transport, Procurement, Accounting or a related field will be an advantage.
  • Professional certification(s) in line with inventory management is an added advantage.
  • Experience in purchasing from Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) - Dell / HP/ and or Lenovo portal and/or partners
  • Understanding of the OEM buying patterns and procedures – DELL/HP/ others.
  • Fluency in English with excellent writing and speaking skills is required.
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