Lead Procurement / Supply Chain Officer Job at Lily Hospitals Limited

Lily Hospitals Limited established since 1986 remains one of the foremost hospitals in Nigeria and within the South-South region of the country. It is the first private hospital in Nigeria to achieve ISO 9001:2000 quality management system certification from the Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON) and was also recently accredited with COHSASA (Council for Health Service Accreditation of Southern Africa) Certificate.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Lead Procurement / Supply Chain Officer

Job Location: Warri, Delta
Employment Type: Full-time

Position Overview

  • We are looking for a results-oriented Lead Procurement / Supply Chain expert who will be responsible for overseeing our procurement strategies, supply chain operations, and vendor management processes.
  • The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of optimizing procurement activities, negotiating favorable terms, and ensuring efficient supply chain management to support the company's objectives.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement strategic procurement plans to optimize costs while maintaining high-quality standards.
  • Manage the end-to-end procurement process, including sourcing suppliers, negotiating contracts, and evaluating vendor performance.
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with key suppliers to ensure timely delivery of goods and services.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to understand and address their procurement needs in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Analyze market trends and supplier performance to identify opportunities for cost savings and process improvements.
  • Lead and mentor a team of procurement associate, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and excellence.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or a related field. Master's degree is a plus.
  • Proven experience (4+ years) in procurement, sourcing, or supply chain management, preferably in Health Care industry.
  • Demonstrated leadership and team management capabilities.
  • Full membership of relevant professional bodies such as the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Chain Management (CIPSM) Nigeria.
  • Strong negotiation, contract management, and vendor relationship skills.
  • Strong understanding of Pharmaceutical consumables & medical equipment.
  • Excellent analytical abilities with a keen eye for identifying cost-saving opportunities.
  • Proficiency in using procurement software and tools.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary package.
  • Health insurance and other benefits.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development.
  • Collaborative and inclusive work environment.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume highlighting their relevant experience and achievements to: recruitment@lilyhospitals.net using "Lead Procurement / Supply Chain " as the subject of the e mail.

Note: If you are passionate about procurement and supply chain management and possess the required skills and experience, we encourage you to apply.