Head of Procurement at Afriglobal Medicare

    Lagos State
    Posted 7 months ago

    Purpose / Role
    To guide and lead the procurement and inventory team members across the centres nationwide-supporting the C.O.O in driving transformational initiatives that ensure the organization is well-equipped and positioned with global diagnostics best standard procurement and inventory operational concept.

    Key Aims and objectives:

    • The role is responsible for day to day execution support to both primary and secondary value chains departments of the company in driving profitability / revenue plans frame work and transformational growth strategy as provisioned in the annual operation plan.

    Specific Responsibilities
    Supply Chain/Operation Purchase & Costing:

    • Costing functions include determining actual costs of providing AML various reagents and consumables, scrutinizing associated company expenses, analyzing profitability and supporting the C.O.O in preparing the company budget on Opex.
    • Responsible for company inbound & outbound samples and reagents logistics.

    Periodic Purchase Review:

    • Handle all pricing recommendation of medical reagents and consumables.
    • Handle all recommendation of medical and non-medical kits.
    • Advise the C.O.O in preparing and recommending profitability analysis for all purchases.

    Reporting and Control:

    • Presenting MR (monthly report) for all centres to the C.O.O.
    • Support the C.O.O in the development and management of the business P&L
    • Control all processes in inventory and purchases of ERC (Equipment, reagent and consumables).
    • Specific Control to the internal needs of ISO -15189 in Laboratory
    • Oversee all centres/regions day to day report on administration of reagents and consumables with the aid of Manorama software.
    • Use data from IT systems/Office of Strategy Management to control wastage and quality improvements.

    Coordination with Regional Business Head/Centre Heads:

    • Liaise with the RBHs & CHs for seamless inventory and supply of ERC in their centres
    • Manage supply and inventory SOPs of all ERC in each centre from Ikeja to outside centres nationwide.
    • Prompt delivery of all ERC approved requisition in each centre
    • Track all KPIs for the team members and vendors on structured measurable mode

    Business Partnering:

    • Develop a deep understanding and administration of all centres ERC, IT and non-medical
    • requisition/placement for effective business supports across centres.
    • Build a forward looking, strategic and commercially focused Business Partnering Team
    • Agree and manage Service Level Agreements with all vendors.

    Governance & Legal:

    • Define and maintain Company procurement and inventory policies and procedures
    • Ensure legal and regulatory compliances in respect of all procurement and placement reference to the business.
    • Implement and maintain internal controls according to both national & international best standard practices, ISO -15189.
    • Oversee all operation modes in alignment with appropriate State, National & International regulatory requirements.

    Experience, Knowledge and Technical Skills

    • Minimum of 7 years of cognate experience as Procurement & Inventory Manager in the industry.
    • First degree in Medical or Para Medical from a reputable institution
    • Strategic focus and forward looking, experienced in diagnostic business partnering with C.O.O to develop and deliver business strategies.
    • Familiar with operational processes, procedures and policies.
    • Strong people management skills.
    • Detailed understanding of operational risk management in ref to choice of purchase, storage of ERC and manpower.
    • Experienced in building high performing Inventory and purchases functions,

    Core Operational / Technical Competencies:

    • Industry knowledge & Vendor contacts base
    • Multi-specialty Purchase expertise (Pathology, Radiology, Cardiology)
    • Logical thinking and astute price negotiator for best quality
    • P&L Understanding
    • Employee management techniques
    • Smart Work attitude

    Required Behaviors:

    • Mature, pragmatic and flexible approach, strong commercial judgment.
    • Hands-on, ready to roll up the sleeves.
    • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written). 
    • Exceptional analytical and quantitative skills. 
    • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
    • Demonstrable leadership skills with the ability to provide clear, direct and authoritative direction to others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization.

    Personal Attributes:

    • High energy.
    • Result-oriented.
    • Strong work ethic.
    • Able to manage time, prioritize tasks and work under pressure.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Afriglobal Group on www.linkedin.com to apply

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