MainOne Cable Nigeria Internship & Exp. Vendor Management Supervisor Jobs

MainOne Cable Nigeria Internship & Exp. Vendor Management Supervisor Jobs


  • Responsible for key strategic supplier selection and contract negotiations relating to the service network (including international, backhaul and last mile network services).

  • Developing sourcing strategies.
    Source suppliers

  • Often on an international basis, negotiate and manage contracts and build key relationships with both suppliers and the internal teams.

  • Proactively drive enforcement of strategy, identification and realization of savings opportunities to create a competitive advantage for the business and mitigate supply risks.

  • Ensure forecasts are shared and weekly/monthly capacity plans are created.

  • Supplier governance initiatives and relationship management through regular reviews, visits and supplier audits. Perform supplier business, financial reviews on quarterly performance and strategic business direction.

  • Analyze issues at supply market level and supply chain level.

  • Undertake market research including potential suppliers and competitive offerings and pricing.

  • Develop and maintain a robust and centralized system for call off services with key suppliers.

  • Working on the tendering process for obtaining goods or services.

  • Leads escalation resolutions as it relates to the managed vendors in terms of risk, pricing and performance up to senior executive levels

    Qualifications, Skills and Competencies


  • Relevant experience with a BA or MS in a relevant discipline, with 10-12 years of direct external facing experience.

  • MBA preferred or relevant experience

  • Relevant experience typically includes externally facing vendor management, Supply Chain & outsourcing, process improvement, and program development

  • Strong understanding of Towerco, Data Centre and Connectivity Products in the ISP/Telecom Sector
    Familiarity with operational process designs

  • Experience leading a team

    Competency Required:

  • Shows clear ability to apply critical thinking, strategy development, and vision towards the growth of the Vendor management Portfolio, while also overseeing the day-to-day execution in a high volume and fast paced environment.

  • Can
    clearly articulate and implement a data driven strategy for the Vendor management function, utilizing multiple sources of data to drive proactive decision making, and/or support other critical decision points across multiple functional areas related to vendor performance

  • Exhibits strong managerial skills and demonstrated success in managing direct reports in a global and virtual environment

  • Exceptional stakeholder management skills and ability to connect with the C-Levels of Vendors

  • Ability to work with multiple stakeholders and managing business expectations

  • Good understanding of contracting and commercial terms and conditions

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Strategic Thinking

  • Time & Self-management skills

  • Relationship Management

  • Team Development Skills

  • People Development Skills

  • Analytical Thinking & Problem-Solving Skills

  • Proficiency in MS Office {Excel Expert level}
    Demands of the Job:

    How to apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; MainOne Cable Nigeria Internship & Exp. Vendor Management Supervisor Jobs

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