Procurement Officer at IO Furniture Limnited

    Lagos State
    Posted 7 months ago

    Reports To: Head of Procurement

    Key Summary of the Job

    • To oversee purchases and develop new contracts
    • To procure high-quality and cost-efficient supplies for our organization
    • To follow procurement procedures, maintain an updated list of inventory and incoming purchases and supplies and responsible for approving purchases
    • Monitors business trends and product availability to pay the best price for company goods and services without sacrificing quality or delivery times
    • Nurture relationships with suppliers to negotiate best prices for the company
    • Identify and research potential new suppliers

    Core Working Relationships

    • Store Team
    • Technical Team
    • Production Team
    • Logistics
    • Finance Team

    Task Complexities

    • Responsible to source, negotiate and purchase materials from both local and foreign vendors
    • Maintain accurate records of purchases and pricing
    • Create and maintain good relationships with vendors/suppliers
    • Making professional decisions in a fast-paced environment
    • Maintain records of purchases, pricing, and other important data
    • Review and analyze all vendors/suppliers, supply and price options
    • Develop plans for purchasing equipment, services and supplies
    • Negotiate the best deal for pricing and supply contracts
    • Ensure that the products and supplies are of high quality
    • Create and maintain inventory of all incoming and current supplies
    • Maintain and update list of suppliers and their qualifications, delivery times and potential future development
    • Evaluate supplier performance based on quality standards, delivery time & best prices and ensure all the criteria are met according to the Organizational requirements and expectations.
    • Work with team members and Head of Procurement to complete duties as needed

    Key Job Attributes


    • Analytical and quantitative decision making skills
    • Oral and written communication skills
    • Problem-solving and creativity skills 
    • The ability to Multitask
    • The ability to work with a team
    • Ability to work independently
    • Ability to be proactive and deliver results
    • Integrity/Discipline
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Strong negotiation skills


    • Sound knowledge of the Company’s products and services
    • Expert knowledge of the Microsoft Package
    • Ability to negotiate, establish, and administer contracts

    Education & Experience


    • First Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Economics or a related field.
    • Experience with ERP systems; Microsoft Navision experience is a plus


    • Solid knowledge and understanding of procurement processes, policy and systems
    • Two (2) years previous experience as a Procurement Officer.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: [email protected] using the position as subject of email.

    Job Features


    2 years

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