Supply Chain Manager

Posted On: 03 July 2020 Alan & Grant   Lagos
Reference: N/A Type: Full-Time

Job Description

The job holder will support the company through the design and implementation of value-driven procurement and inventory strategies, plan, coordinate and oversee supply chain strategy and operations for service efficiency.



  • Plan, coordinate and oversee all purchasing activities, manage and develop supplier/vendor relationships and negotiations.

  • Drive cost reduction and support revenue growth by ensuring appropriately managed supply chain

  • Work closely with user departments (e.g. facilities management team) in the handling of objections and complaints regarding stocks items and related services

  • Liaise with other departments/units to ensure accuracy in demand forecasts, and generate supply plans for year-round availability of business-critical stock items (and similar service)

  • Consistently provide measurements and evaluation of supplier/vendor performance

  • Keep abreast of relevant economic, industry, supply market, and business conditions

  • Maintain a “no surprises” supply chain environment

  • Proffer appropriate solutions for all supply chain operational challenges

  • Provide timely updates to GLC, for supply assurance

  • Ensure compliance to formal sourcing, procurement policies and preferred supplier/vendor agreements

  • Ensure economic order quantity and minimum re-order levels are maintained on all stock items

  • Provide clear direction and undertake performance monitoring of the Supply Chain Team

  • Ensure clear documentation of procurement and inventory-related processes, and adherence by the SC team

  • Manage resources (human, technology and physical), through good practices, communication systems, and performance management techniques

  • Monitor forecasts and quotas to identify changes or to determine their effect on supply chain activities

  • Monitor inventory turnover, reduce waste and mitigate inventory holding costs.

  • Ensure competitive pricing from Suppliers/Vendors & Efficiently negotiate orders and contracts

  • Manage activities related to strategic or tactical purchasing, inventory requirements/planning, inventory control and warehousing

  • Develop and appropriately utilise material costs forecasts or standard cost lists.

  • Periodically review Supply Chain protocols continue to meet the Company operational needs.

  • The Supply Chain Manager will place his/her full working capabilities at the disposal of the company, and based on work difficulties; the company reserves the right to assign additional responsibilities to the role.



  • Minimum of a B.Sc in Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Commerce, or a related field

  • A professional qualification, such as ACA, ICAN, ACCA, CFA

  • Minimum of six (6) years previous experience in accounting, auditing, budgeting, financial planning and analysis or other financial activities

  • Ability to set priorities and manage multiple task functions simultaneously

  • Ability to work with Sage and Microsoft Navision software.

  • Critical thinking – Apply logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

  • Planning – Finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

  • Reporting – Automated financial and accounting reporting systems. International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS)

  • Business management – Strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership technique, operations, and coordination of resources

  • Problem-solving – Apply methods to analyze information and evaluate results to choose the best solution that solves identified problems

  • Organizing and planning – Developing specific goals and plans to prioritise, arrange, and accomplish own work and that of others Leadership – Capacity to superintend, guide, plan, organize and manage activities.




Applicant must have ability to do creative writing and compositions


Sales Leadership

Sales Management

data; data center; MS Excel; MS Project; WiFi

Time Management


Interpersonal Skills

Staff Management

Sales Strategy

Stock Management

Trade Promotions

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