5 Jan 2024

Procurement Manager at AT Ghana

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Job Description


Job Summary

• The successful candidate will join our team as a Manager for Procurement in the Supply Chain Department.
• (S)He will report to the Director for Procurement and will lead procurement organization to identify cost savings opportunities, execute sourcing strategies and ensure compliance in the procurement of all items and services required.

Key Responsibilities

• Lead team in all aspects of procurement, specifically supplier selection, negotiation, and supply management according to the procurement policy.
• Create, execute, and re-evaluate category strategies aligned to company goals for all areas of significant spending.
• Ensure implementation of global supply chain strategies in local operation and represent the local operation interests in global strategy creation.
• Overall responsibility for supply base management of existing supply base, actively seek market knowledge for existing and new products/services and shape supply base for efficiency.
• Develop and maintain a relationship with key suppliers.
• Translate commercial strategies into executable procurement concepts, plans, and business models that best serve the company strategy.

LEADERSHIP

• Contribute to overall Supply Chain department management and performance as part of the Supply Chain Management team.
• Management of Procurement team. Ensure competency development and skills of the procurement team to meet job requirements. Ensure dimensioning of staff and backup of critical functions.
• Act as a source of procurement expertise to others, support, and coach other colleagues in complex
• Procurement issues.
• Raise awareness and profile of Procurement.

OPERATIONS

• Review procurement recommendations for Purchase Committee decision.
• Ensure Purchase Orders are raised in accordance with agreed price, and conditions and delivered as per agreed lead-time.
• Work with Finance to adhere to broader finance and risk requirements.
• Create and maintain instructions and documented processes within the area of responsibility.
• Continuous improvements: Initiate and implement improvements through tools, metrics, processes, and policies.
• Compliance: Ensure that a consistent professional approach to procurement is practiced throughout the organization in compliance with internal corporate policies and specific procedures regarding procurement.

Qualification Required & Experience

• University Degree in Procurement, Business Administration, Economics. Preferably a master’s degree or higher.
• International procurement certification.
• Minimum 4-8 years procurement experience preferably with a telecom background.
• Experience in managing teams.
• Experience and knowledge in the procurement system.

CORE COMPETENCIES

• People management
• Excellent in oral and written communication skills.
• Independent and with good work attitude with high level of integrity.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested and qualified applicants should send their Applications & Curriculum Vitae to:

[email protected]

Kindly indicate the role you are applying for in the email subject.

Closing Date: 10 January, 2024

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