Procurement Manager

  • 294 Herbert Macaulay Way, Sabo yaba 100001, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Full-time

Company Description

Co-creation Hub is Africa’s leading technology innovation ecosystem builder on a mission to accelerate the application of science, technology and social capital for economic prosperity across Africa.

Our mandate is to build a formidable innovation ecosystem with a deeply rooted network, cultivating strategic partnerships and practical industry know-how that can support entrepreneurs and innovators in building thoughtful, relevant and scalable solutions. From our locations in Lagos, Abuja, Ijebu Ode (in Nigeria), Nairobi (Kenya) and Kigali (Rwanda), we have built a vibrant community of over 81,000 people and counting and have supported to a portfolio of over 120 early-stage ventures including Lifebank, Ushahidi, Riby, BudgIT, Stutern, Kopo Kopo, Sendy, mFarm, Wecyclers and many more.

Job Description

The Procurement Manager will play a key role in identifying the company’s procurement needs, evaluation of supply tender and ensuring that all purchases comply with company standards. The incumbent’s responsibilities include identifying suppliers, maintaining positive supplier relations, approving purchases, evaluating supply options, and maintaining accurate records.

  • Responsible for evaluation of suppliers and procurement tender process.
  • Management, monitoring, negotiation, and award of procurement contracts.
  • Development of procurement policies and enforcing the company's procurement policies and procedures.
  • Preparing plans for the purchase of materials, equipment, services, and supplies.
  • Reviewing, comparing, analyzing, and approving products and services to be purchased.
  • Managing inventories and maintaining accurate purchase and pricing records.
  • Maintaining and updating supplier information such as qualifications, delivery times, product ranges, physical address, operations track records etc.
  • Maintaining good supplier relations and negotiating contracts.
  • Researching and evaluating prospective suppliers.
  • Preparing budgets, cost analyses, and reports.

Qualifications

  • Degree in Business Management, Finance, Purchasing and Supply Chain Management, or a similar field preferred.
  • 4+ years of experience as a Procurement Manager or in a similar position.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and purchasing software.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills.
  • Good analytical and strategic thinking skills.
  • Project management skills
  • Supervisory and management experience.
  • Attention to detail

    Additional Information

    What we offer

    • Paid time off
    • Healthcare coverage
    • A highly collaborative team environment that will support your professional and personal growth
    • Work alongside great talent.
    • A culture of learning and innovation. 
    • Opportunities for career growth and training.
    • Interaction with industry leaders and forward-thinking people. 
    • A chance to make a social difference.
    • Overall fun company.