Procurement Associate

June 1, 2022

Job Description

  • Full Time
  • Lagos
  • Applications have closed

Food Concepts Plc

Food Concepts commenced operations in 2001. From inception, our aim has been clear-cut and focused: to revolutionize the food sector in West Africa and to deliver extraordinary satisfaction to our stakeholders.
Since launching in 2004, Chicken Republic (Subsidiary of Food concepts) has already opened 55 stores in Nigeria and Ghana. On this basis, we are proud of the brand’s hard-earned reputation as the fastest growing chicken QSR in West Africa and the number 1 chicken QSR in Nigeria (both in revenues and number of outlets). In addition, Chicken Republic was ranked as one of Nigeria’s top 20 brands across all categories (Financial Standards Awards 2009).
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Procurement Associate
Requisition ID: 700
Location: Nigeria
Reporting to: Procurement Manager
Job Objectives

Operationalize the company’s Procurement Process and ensure the deliverables and output there-from are in line with desired goals and objectives
Active and tactical management of all supplier relationships

Key Responsibilities

Monitor and assess supplier performance on an ongoing basis and use the outcome of evaluations for recommendations on supplier relationships to continue with or stop
Ensure issuance of Purchase orders in alignment with the company’s generic supply terms and conditions and in line with agreed timelines
Generate and analyze reports on the company’s procurement spend on an ongoing basis and make recommendations on areas for optimization and savings
Monitor and report on compliance with procurement processes and procedures  by all stakeholders
Development, issuance, and evaluation of RFQs, RFPs, RFTs, and RFIs based on agreed and defined criteria
Own and manage the Approved Supplier List and Supplier Registration process on behalf of the Procurement Manager
Perform other duties and or projects as assigned by the Procurement Manager

Key Performance Indicators:

Procurement turnaround time
Quality of Suppliers
Quality of goods/services procured
Variance from average price benchmarks for the different categories of products/services
Savings on Procurement of goods/services

Skills, Competencies, and Requirements
Educational Qualifications / Experience:

Minimum of University Degree or equivalent
Minimum of 3 years working experience within the Food Industry

Functional Competencies/Requirements:

Procurement Management Skills
Vendor Management
Cost Management

General Management Competencies/Requirements:

Analytical skills
Oral and written communication skills
Problem Solving Skills
Ability to plan, schedule and coordinate effectively
General Management Skills (time management, planning, and organizational skills)
Interpersonal Skills
Negotiation Skills

Desired Personal Attributes:

Integrity
Proactive self-starter
Logical Mind
Highly organized and significant ability to multi-task effectively
Ability to cope with and work under pressure

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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