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Supply Chain Senior Associate at Oando Plc

Oando Plc is one of Africa’s largest integrated energy solutions provider with a proud heritage. It has a primary listing on the Nigeria Stock Exchange and a secondary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. With shared values of Teamwork, Respect, Integrity, Passion and Professionalism (TRIPP).

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Supply Chain Senior Associate

Location: Lagos
Job type: Full time
Reports To: Supply Chain Senior Specialist
Supervises: Supply Chain Analyst


  • Effect quality and timely service delivery that meets or surpass internal client’s expectations within the company’s approved policies and procedures while saving cost for the Company.

Scope of Responsibility & Accountability

  • Administration: Support the Head, Supply Chain & Services to implement and ensure the OER Procurement policy and process is adhered to at all times- Review of NTB Memo, TB Memo, BPA Memo, Present Contract Award Recommendation to Tender Board Members for their Approval or Rejection, etc
  • Administration: Supervise and direct the activities of the Procurement Analyst.
  • Buyer: Negotiate effectively with vendors to achieve a win-win that fosters a healthy relationship with our key suppliers
  • Contracts Administration: Review of contract documents, Negotiate Contract Terms and Pricing, finalizing contracts etc
  • Cost Savings: Audit and Review JV Partners spend on MMD Activities, Attend NAOC JV Negotiation Meetings
  • Bids and Tender Administration: Issue RFQs/ITTS for Tenders.

Major Responsibility Areas:

  • Data Handling: Maintain accurate records of purchases, pricing and other important data.
  • Product Purchases: Purchasing goods and services in line with the the Procurement Policy
  • Communication with the Suppliers: Via the issuance of RFQs, RFPs, ITTs etc.
  • Negotiate the best deal for pricing and supply contracts.
  • Estimating and establishing cost parameters and budgets for purchases
  • Create and maintain good relationships with vendors/suppliers
  • Making professional decisions in a fast-paced environment
  • Review and analyze all vendors/suppliers, supply, and price options
  • Develop plans for purchasing equipment, services and supplies
  • Ensure that the products and supplies are of high quality
  • Working with team members and Head, Supply Chain and Services to complete duties as needed

Other Responsibility Areas:

  • Annual Budgeting and budget Monitoring of JV Partners Spend
  • Budget compliance
  • Reconciliations
  • Liaising with Finance for vendor payments

Education, Work Experience, Core Skills Requirements

  • CIPS Membership (or any other equivalent Supply Chain Professional Body)
  • A good 1st Degree with a minimum of Second Class Lower from a reputable University preferably in Business Administration or any other related field with Business/Social Science background
  • Minimum of 6 years work experience in supply chain in a structured business environment
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel)
  • Sound Knowledge of Oracle ERP System
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and negotiation skills
  • Consistent ability to meet and adhere to deadlines
  • Result-oriented, creative, lots of initiative & drive, sound ethical values.
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of procurement processes, policy, and systems
  • Ability to analyze problems and strategize for better solutions
  • Ability to negotiate, establish, and administer contracts
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
  • Accurate and precise attention to detail
  • Ability to work well with management and staff at all levels
  • Goal-oriented, organized team player

Competency Requirements:

  • Numeracy
  • Self-Initiative /Decision Making
  • Service Orientation & Social Perceptiveness
  • Organizing and Time Management
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Judgment & Decision Making
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Written/Oral Communication Skills
  • People Management Skills
  • Timeliness
  • Adequate Knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Team Player
  • Sound work Ethics
  • Vendor Relationship Management
  • Customer Service
  • Integrity
  • Honesty
  • Professionalism
  • Good Communication Skills.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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