Procurement Supervisor Job at PalmPay

PalmPay is a pan-African Fintech company currently operating in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania and expanding to other markets this year. We are reinventing the payments experience by making it easy and reliable for everyone to transfer money, pay bills and shop online. As a key player in the industry, we strive for excellence in every aspect of our operations, including procurement. We value innovation, collaboration, and efficiency and are committed to creating a positive and inclusive work environment.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Procurement Supervisor

Job Location: Ikeja, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • As a Procurement Supervisor, you will be responsible for overseeing and coordinating all aspects of the procurement process within our organization.
  • You will lead a team of procurement professionals and collaborate with cross-functional departments to ensure the timely and cost-effective acquisition of goods and services.
  • Your expertise and leadership will drive continuous improvement, mitigate risks, and achieve our strategic objectives.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement procurement strategies, policies, and procedures to optimize efficiency and cost-effectiveness.
  • Lead and mentor a team of procurement specialists, providing guidance and fostering their professional growth.
  • Negotiate contracts, pricing, and terms of the agreement to ensure favorable conditions for the organization.
  • Monitor supplier performance, resolve issues, and manage supplier relationships to maximize value and minimize risks.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to identify procurement needs, establish specifications, and evaluate potential suppliers.
  • Conduct market research and supplier evaluations to identify reliable and competitive vendors.
  • Analyze procurement data and generate reports to track performance, identify trends, and propose improvements.
  • Stay updated with industry trends and procurement and supply chain management best practices.

Person Specification

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or a related field.
  • Relevant certifications are a plus.
  • Proven experience in procurement, purchasing, or supply chain management, preferably in a supervisory role.
  • Proficient in using procurement software and tools.
  • Ability to lead a team, delegate tasks effectively, and foster a collaborative work environment.
  • Strong knowledge of procurement principles, practices, and regulations.
  • Excellent negotiation, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to leverage data for informed decision-making.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines.