54gene Supply Chain Manager Jobs in Nigeria
54gene Supply Chain Manager Jobs in Nigeria
Job DescriptionSupply Manager is responsible for sourcing goods and services and managing vendors
The person is responsible for strategic and operational procurement activities across multiple categories of spend, including searching for better deals to find more profitable suppliers, analyzing purchase requisitions and processing purchase orders whilst assisting to track the received and existing inventory across the company.
Roles and Responsibilities
Execute procurement strategies to maintain security of supply and optimum value for money
In charge of daily operational purchasing needs such as planning, issuing and following up on purchase order delivery, supplier invoices, shipment schedules, claims and credit notes
Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
Evaluate vendor’s quotation to ensure that they are in line with the technical and commercial specifications required
Forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power as well as perform cost and scenario analysis and benchmarking
Assess, manage and mitigate risks
Evaluate supplier performance based on SLAs on quality standards, delivery time and best prices and ensure all the criteria are met according to the organizational requirements and expectations
Manage the replenishment of stocks through a systematic manner considering lead time, consumption and minimum stock handling costs
Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand
Manage overall direction, coordination and evaluation of procurement for the branches, head office and central stores
Assist to perform all procurement and contracting activities including pre-qualification, tender management, negotiation and preparation of contracts
Develop key relationships with business stakeholders and strategic supply partners to improve business and ensure clear requirements documentation
Develop supplier database and establish annual purchasing contracts for lower value/high value items
Analyze market and delivery trends so as to develop procurement technologies and processes that support those trends
Conduct business review meetings with key stakeholders to assess risk, review future strategies and identify potential cost down and improvement opportunities
Provide periodic reporting for management on purchasing, controls and processes
Ensure and execute workflow process for Procurement in line with ERP software system
Ensure principles of value for money, transparency, fairness, efficiency
and accountability are evident in all the Company's dealings
Advise senior management on ways to improve the procurement process, management of company assets and replacement strategies
Ensure all procured goods and services conform to health and safety established standards for the organization as well as statutory compliance
Any other duties as delegated by management.
Education & Certifications
Bachelor's Degree in Business, Logistics or related field - required
Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA), or related field - strongly preferred
5-7 years of experience in a Pharmaceutical or Biotech company within the procurement functions
Experience in the acquisition of medical supplies, equipment, commodities, or services involving a competitive bidding and negotiation process
Experience working on international procurement transactions
Experience in managing and coaching direct reports preferred
Demonstrated success working in a fast-paced, swiftly changing entrepreneurial environment; preferred.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Strong knowledge in scientific and diagnostics materials supply and procurement
Strong ability to use and develop management tracking system
Experience in analyzing information and data, and compiling reports; preferred
Strong communication and negotiation skills
Ability to work under pressure in a challenging working environment
Sound ethics and integrity.
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; 54gene Supply Chain Manager Jobs in Nigeria
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