Purchasing Manager Recruitment at Adexen

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Adexen Recruitment Agency: Our Client is leading  international FMCG group to recruit for the position below

Job Reference: 1371
Industry: FMCG
Location: Lagos
Function: Supply chain

The Purchasing Manager will be responsible for providing overall supervision and coordination of all purchases of goods and services in accordance with laid down company procedures.

  • Responsible for sourcing and procurement activities, including developing sourcing strategies for different categories, establishing/prioritizing activities to achieve objectives and results.
  • Responsible for developing an in-depth understanding of all internal/external factors influencing the total cost of ownership for an assigned category/services that results in continuous annual reductions in cost and improvements in outcomes.
  • Negotiation/finalization/respect of SLA agreements.
  • Proper implementation of the Purchasing Policy and identify/screen/appoint certified local & overseas suppliers; including respect/optimization of annual set procurement budgets.
  • Manage and develop a strong procurement team.
  • Monitors and co-ordinate with suppliers and the relevant Agencies on orders till they are received into stock.
  • Handle all non-conforming purchases and as well provide weekly reports on orders update to user Departments
  • Ensure processing of VAT exemption on goods and services procured by the company
  • Ensure all service providers deliver quality service at all times
  • Provide training and other support to subordinates for efficient discharge of their duties
  • Ensure necessary level of competency for direct reports and ensure that purchasing organization & processes are fully aligned with evolution of the business in light of rapid.


  • BSc in Business/Pharma/Science or related with minimum 5-10 years’ experience in similar position.
  • Experience in MRP planning & cost accounting is a must with strong analytical and database management skills. Strong organization, planning, and tactical execution abilities.
  • Must be computer literate ” Excellent Negotiation and communication skills
  • Ability to coordinate and monitor activities of subordinates and service providers
  • Self-motivated and results oriented
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Change: ability to work effectively in a fast moving environment
  • Analytical: problem analysis, evaluation and presentation of recommended options/solutions.
  • Multitasking capabilities with strong ability to plan, prioritize and manage multiple projects under strict timelines.

Application Closing Date

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