Procurement and Supply Chain Supervisor

June 24, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos
  • Applications have closed

Max Drive

Max Drive – We are a team of passionate people and a leading technology-enabled company driven by a vision to solve the mobility challenges in Africa. We want to get people and goods to their destinations hitch-free. It is personal for us because we understand the frustration of epileptic transportation. We are making mobility safe, affordable, accessible, and sustainable through the deployment of high-performance technologies and operators.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Procurement and Supply Chain Supervisor
Location: Lagos Island, Lagos
Job Type: Full time
Department: Finance
Role Overview

We are looking for an innovative Procurement & Supply Chain Supervisor who will manage our company’s sourcing capabilities and supply chain.
You’ll be responsible for strategizing and negotiating with suppliers and vendors in order to acquire the most cost-effective deals and to reduce procurement expenses here at MAX.
You will spearhead the purchasing process from selecting suppliers to ensuring stock optimization, as well as provide guidance on sourcing and procurement processes.
As procurement & supply chain manager, you’ll specialize in implementing cost-effective purchases of all goods and services, as required by the company.
Ensuring quality control and adhering to the company’s policies and procedures on supply chain management will be some of your main priorities when carrying out this role.

What You’ll Do

Develop realistic and usable procurement strategies that are relevant to Business needs.
Source and engage reliable suppliers and vendors, who are cost and value effective
Negotiate with suppliers and vendors to secure advantageous terms without compromising service delivery and quality
Review existing contracts with suppliers and vendors to ensure on-going feasibility
Build and maintain long-term relationships with vendors and suppliers to ensure value creation
Create and implement an effective procurement standard operating procedure, control of workflows, continuous business processes monitoring and elaboration of improvements in systems and processes
Approve purchase orders, organize and confirm delivery of goods and services
Manage and monitor all transactional procurement including tendering processes, evaluation, contracting, contract management, legal considerations and payment conditions, contractors, performance evaluation and risk assessment
Develop and manage the rosters of suppliers, elaborate supplier selection and evaluation, quality and performance measurement mechanisms
Control the procurement budget and promote a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs
Oversee and manage the IT systems that track shipments, inventory, and the supply of goods
Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual procurement plans and progress reports as required
Promote a zero-tolerance for violations of procurement policies and procedures

Here’s Why You Should Join Us

At MAX, we encourage diversity and are open to meeting just about anyone with the right passion and skill set regardless of looks, gender, sexual orientation, colour, tribe, nationality, and ability.

The MAX Work Environment:

Drive: We are building a team where everyone is a leader and therefore run on internal motivation
Empathy: We have a clear understanding of the problem we are trying to solve and its impact on Africans, we are committed to providing a lasting solution.
Humility: We are committed to continuous learning and improvement. We learn, unlearn and relearn
Initiative: We welcome novel ideas and encourage creativity
Diligence: We take great pride in our work.
Candor: We value open and honest communication
Collaboration: We are a team of passionate, innovative optimists, solving challenging problems and creating an impact.
Bias for Technology: We automate everything.

What You’ll Need:

Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, or Business Administration
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Supply Chain, Procurement & Logistics
In-depth knowledge of preparing and reviewing contracts, invoicing, and negotiation terms
Stakeholder management and leadership skills
Multi-tasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks
Highly organized and detail-oriented
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to work in a global context – Previous experience working in high-impact environments is preferred
Proven track record of engagement with C-suite stakeholders
Strong leadership skills; extensive experience in managing and mobilizing cross-functional teams.

Location and Travel:

The candidate can be based in Europe or Africa.
The role would require about 25% travel to operating countries.

What You’ll Get:

Competitive pay & benefits (plus stock options)
Premium Health insurance cover
Flexible work and hybrid working model
Consistent Learning and Development
Status car and other benefits

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


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