Procurement Category Manager at Adker

    Lagos State
    Posted 7 months ago

    Job Description

    • Implement category or commodity strategies to optimize business efficiency.
    • Execute elements of the overall operations category strategy to ensure service delivery improvements.
    • Perform category management including strategic sourcing, supplier relationship management, contract, performance and risk management.
    • Work with Category Managers in understanding the global spend and identifying opportunities to increase quality and improve value for money.
    • Perform procurement reporting and analysis of management information to identify potential improvement opportunities.
    • Identify innovative procurement solutions that provide cashable savings and process efficiencies for the organization.
    • Address vendor issues to ensure the highest level of service delivery.
    • Maintain contractual and business relationships with vendors.
    • Facilitate implementation of procurement change initiatives within category to improve business performance.
    • Develop best procurement practices to lead and manage procurement teams.
    • Develop and maintain expert knowledge of respective global supply markets, competitors and product innovations.
    • Build strong relationship with customers and ensure customer satisfaction.
    • Provide assistance to company’s acquisition strategies by completing the due diligence and integration activities for the spend categories.
    • Plan and execute effective negotiation processes with vendors.


    • First Degree in relevant course
    • Minimum 5 years in strategic procurement role with exposure to supply chain management, complex strategic sourcing and optimal procurement processes and standards
    • MBA or Masters degree is an added advantage
    • Engineering or Operational background is an added advantage
    • Demonstrated performance in working within cross-functional teams
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Expert data analysis and interpretation skills
    • Expert negotiation skills

    Method of Application

    Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Interested and qualified? Go to Adker on to apply

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