General Procurement Supervisor at H&W Rice Company – Apply Now!

General Procurement Supervisor

The H&W Rice Company is one of three companies under Haske & Williams Ltd – a fast-rising agribusiness conglomerate – formed out of the need to create quality local substitutes of imported rice products in Nigeria. We are a vertically integrated producer of high-quality whole grain parboiled rice and we work directly with our farm estates and network of out-growers to ensure the finest, export-quality products for our local and international customers.

Job Title: General Procurement Supervisor

Job Type: Full-time

Location: Yola, Adamawa.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop relevant documentation, systems and processes for all procurement activities including requisitions, vendor selection, prequalification, evaluation and eventual award of contracts (for goods and services respectively)
  • Ensure timely and excellent delivery of requested products, goods or services within the plant, ensuring that each procurement request is value for money and attracts zero complaints from project owners
  • Provide relevant support in the organization of tender documents, receipt and evaluation of tenders, quotations, bids or proposals
  • Support the procurement manager in commercial and contractual negotiations when required and in full compliance with global practices;
  • Support in budget management and reviewing requisitions
  • Coordinate vendor management, update suppliers’ database and coordinate supplier evaluation and selection
  • Provide useful and timely market intelligence by carrying out periodic market research for pricing, availability of goods and services as well as the global position of such products;
  • Maintain all electronic and hard copy files and records to ensure proper accountability;
  • Perform first level resolution of pricing discrepancies, quality claims, and missing products issues
  • Coordinate with inventory team, management, and stockroom as required.
  • Keep informed of best practices in procurement procedures locally and internationally in order to ensure continuous improvement on all procurement practices.
  • Ensure best practice, continuous improvement initiatives and lessons learnt are imbibed amongst other members of the team;
  • Set clear directions and expectations for the other team members to ensure that the customers’ needs and expectations are fully satisfied
  • Support in-house education, promotion and awareness programs relating to sound Procurement practice and strategies;
  • Provide advice to the Procurement Manager on any relevant industry news;.

See also: Chief Digital Information Officer

Qualification & Experience

  • Bachelor’s in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Business Administration or any other related discipline is required for this role;
  • At least 5 – 6 years’ experience in purchasing or buying.
  • Experience gathering market insights
  • Proven ability to develop businesses and manage operational output

Application Closing Date

15th July 2021

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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