Procurement Officer Job at Elvaridah

Elvaridah is a Business Development Company with the primary objective of working with businesses and business owners to start up their businesses, improve, differentiate or expand already existing ones.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Procurement Officer

Job Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review procurement documents and prepare orders
  • Negotiate contracts with suppliers
  • Develop and monitor cost-reduction strategies
  • Develop and implement IT policy within the procurement department
  • Develop and monitor inventory control procedures
  • Develop and monitor purchasing policies
  • Manage vendors
  • Monitor supplier performance. Meet with suppliers when needed
  • Understand, analyze, and evaluate enterprise-wide procurement requirements for products and services


  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with vendors, subcontractors, and suppliers
  • Encourage continuous improvement in competitive bidding practices
  • Track and schedule all materials, equipment, and personnel purchase orders
  • Review supplier proposals and invoices
  • Discuss and analyse material and equipment needs with architects and engineers
  • Track and report budgets by month, budget variance, and actual budget
  • Improve operations through process improvements
  • Open new accounts as needed
  • Manage purchasing activities
  • Develop and maintain inventory control procedures
  • Manage claims and losses
  • Develop and implement systems to monitor vendor performance
  • Attend vendor meetings;
  • Develop cost control plans
  • Document policies and procedures
  • Coordinate with staff, operations personnel, and outside agencies to ensure materials, equipment, and services are available when needed
  • Assist with contract


  • Candidates should possess a Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance or related field
  • 2+ years of experience in procurement, contract management or supply chain
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good analytical and strategic thinking skills
  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills, and demonstrated ability to synthesize information
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Accuracy and an eye for detail.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume to: using the Job Position as the subject of the mail.