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Procurement Officer - Vicbriggs Nigeria Limited, Lagos

  • Lagos
  • Salary: ₦50 000.00 - ₦60 000.00 Per Month
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Engineering
  • Posted by Vicbriggs Nigeria Limited on Thursday, January 10, 2019
  • Reference: 378699
  • Apply before Friday, January 18, 2019 - 3 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Vicbriggs Nigeria Limited

  • Development of procurement strategies for preparation and presentation to directors.
  • Manage the procurement operations of the organisation.
  • Meticulously manage all aspects of procurement from negotiation to delivery.
  • Promote safety and awareness among Supply Chain and Vendor staff aimed at zero accident / incident rate.
  • Accountable for approval of Bid-Lists and purchase orders up to certain limit of authority.
  • Participate in prequalification of suppliers as necessary and evaluation of commercial bids.
  • Preparation of negotiation strategies and procurement negotiations as appropriate.
  • Ensure awards of Contracts and Purchase Orders are in compliance with Cathodic Protection (CP) procedures, Specifications and local and international HSE standards.
  • Accountable for reviewing and approving suppliers requests for payment with respect to vendors, ensuring all obligations are met before payment.
  • Ensure all Contract and Purchase Order close-out is undertaken in a timely manner, including the resolution of claims as and when required.
  • Oversee estimation of Freight costs and call-off freight forwarding services from suppliers, to meet required on-site dates at minimum costs.
  • Ensure the use of SAP BP ERP for Contracting and Procurement transactions.
  • Provide sound advice on specifications and actively takes the lead negotiating high value contracts.
  • Readily took ownership and confidently handled complex/difficult negotiations that regularly led to notable cost savings.
  • Commands credibility and gains suppliers respect.
  • Promote procurement influence, while establishing long-lasting working relationships.

Required Skills

  • negociations management
  • procurement specialist
  • contract mgmt

Candidate Requirements

  • Degree in Engineering or HND qualification in Supply Chain Management and Procurement.
  • C.P.M Certified Purchasing Manager and HSE qualification is an added advantage Minimum

Experience: 3 years experience in Procurement within the Oil and Gas sector.

  • Good knowledge of SAP.
  • Have very strong connections and contacts in the Oil and Gas sector.
  • Currently working in a similar role 
  • Location: Applicant Must Be Resident Around Lekki. 


  • Strategic Procurement skills acquired within the oil and gas sector.
  • Ability to exploit opportunities to gain best value in procurement and supplier management.
  • Possess in-depth knowledge and experience of diverse range of markets and commodities in the oil and gas sector.
  • Proficient in design, implementation and management of inventory control systems.
  • General knowledge of the Nigerian Oil and Gas market must be very good.
  • Have a high level of commercial acumen.
  • A proactive self-starter and achiever.
  • Sound Negotiation skills.
  • Pro-active customer relationship management skills.
  • Exceptional Negotiation skills.
  • Team Player.
  • Knowledge of Supply chain management skills.
  • Proven experience in managing vendor relationships, global logistics management.
This position reports to: MD/CEO Apply before Friday, January 18, 2019 - 3 Days left Companies may expire jobs at their own discretion. If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.

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