Procurement Officer

August 3, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

Ultimus Holdings

Ultimus Holdings is a global investment company with the sole purpose of contributing to the sustainable development of African economies. Our investing deployment is broad-based and long-term. We specifically invest is sectors that demonstrates growth; leveraging our sector expertise in ensuring we become market leaders in all operational portfolios.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Procurement Officer
Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Summary

The Procurement Officer reports to the Senior Procurement Officer and is involved in maximizing project margin, adding value to the construction process by proactive involvement in procurement, cost management and reporting.
The Procurement Officer derives the best value from suppliers and subcontractors, carries out monthly financial reviews on projects and forecast final outturn values for cost, sales and margin.

Job Description

Develop and implement new purchasing strategies to deliver ongoing cost reductions and process simplification
Negotiate the best deal for pricing contracts with subcontractors and suppliers
Meet subcontractors and suppliers on-site where necessary
Ensure compliance to project budgets and provide analysis of deviations
Research new materials for design and cost savings
Ensure that all subcontractors and suppliers provide insurance policies for products delivered
Maintain a mutual beneficial relationship with suppliers and distributors to ensure adequate suppliers at all times for the company and to continually improve pricing and quality of work
Establish new relationships with subcontractors and suppliers to ensure adequate resources for all projects and to continually improve pricing and quality of work
Ensure awareness and company compliance to all building codes and local construction guidelines.
Assist in maintaining company quality control program
Leverage technology, safety measures, and information sharing to increase productivity and profitability
Handle change order requests and forecast upcoming demand
Manage materials/equipment inventory
Maintain and build trusted relationships with key customers, clients, partners, and stakeholders
Positively represent the company at all times through a success-oriented and professional demeanor
Work with team members to complete duties as needed.


At least a Second-Class Upper Bachelor’s Degree in Quantity Surveying (Q.S.)
Upper Limit High National Diploma in Q.S.
Must be Certified by the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS)
Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Quantity Surveyor / Procurement Officer in the Construction industry
Proficient in standard industry software.

Application Closing Date
31st August, 2022.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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