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Procurement Manager - Olam Ghana

Date Posted: Feb 24, 2021
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  • Location:
    Tema, Greater Accra, Ghana
  • Company:
  • Type:
    Full Time/Permanent
  • Shift:
  • Career Level:
    Entry Level
  • Positions:
  • Experience:
    1 Year
  • Gender:
    No Preference
  • Degree:
  • Apply Before:
    Mar 24, 2021

Job Description

Job Description

  • Responsible for the management of the Procurement Department.
  • Setting up of expectations and reviewing the performance of team and develop their human capacity.
  • Negotiate tariffs and conditions (including contracts) with suppliers in conjunction with the Plant Manager or other designated person to secure advantageous terms
  • Prepare and Implement sourcing strategies for key spend categories to capture cost savings.
  • Identify profitable suppliers and initiate business and organization partnerships
  • Finalize purchase details of orders and deliveries.
  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness.
  • Collaborate with key persons to ensure clarity of the specifications and expectations of the company.
  • Advise user department on new products available in the market for trial.
  • Advise user departments on the abnormal consumption of items for the necessary corrective measures to be taken.
  • Put measure in place using reliable data and information, to proactively minimize, if not completely avoiding, the impact of unfavorable events (e.g. potential shortages etc.)
  • Ensure procurement activities compliance to company policies.
  • Control spend and build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs
    • Ensure appropriate documentation are utilized in all procurements to validate basis of purchase and provide audit trail.
    • Lead, manage and develop effective professional working relationship with key internal stakeholders to maximize the long-term benefit for the organization.
    • Analyze current procurement activities and recommend improvements through more efficient procurement methods.
    • Ensure proper maintenance of accurate records and documentation on all purchases.
    • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

    Key Deliverables


    • Master’s Degree in Business, Logistics, Supply Chain Management
    • Understanding of Supply Chain Management Procedures
    • People Person, Good at Networking
    • Excellent Written and Oral Communication Skills
    • Data Analysis
    • Superior Organizational Skills
    • Mathematics Skills, Good Negotiator
    • Financial Analysis Skills,
    • Logistics Skills
    • Strategic Planning Abilities
    • Knowledge of Supply Management Software (Database Management, Inventory Management, Financial Analysis, Point of Sale, Procurement, Project Management, and Enterprise Resource Planning, and General Office Programs)
    • Specialized Industry Knowledge, Experience as a Procurement Clerk or Junior Buyer




Skills Required

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Company Overview

Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana

Each customer depends on us to provide goods and services that are safe, on-time and consistently in line with the required specification. They also rely on us to help them innovate and create new opportunities. Established in 1989, we are listed on... Read More

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