Procurement Manager Job in Nigeria

 Lily hospitals Limited, established since 1986 remains one of the foremost hospitals in Nigeria and within the South-South region of the country. It is the first private hospital in Nigeria to achieve ISO 9001:2000 quality management system certification from the Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON) and was also recently accredited with COHSASA (Council for Health Service Accreditation of Southern Africa) Certificate.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Procurement Manager

Location: Warri, Delta

Employment Type: Full-time
Job Function: Non-Clinical
Experience leve: Intermediate
Workplace Type: Onsite


  • Develop and implement procurement strategies for pharmaceutical items and consumables to meet the needs of the hospital.
  • Source, evaluate, and negotiate with suppliers to secure favorable terms and pricing agreements.
  • Maintain strong relationships with suppliers to ensure product quality, availability, and reliability.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders, including physicians, pharmacists, and administrators, to understand their procurement needs and requirements.
  • Oversee the procurement process from requisition to delivery, ensuring compliance with procurement policies and procedures.
  • Monitor market trends and industry developments to identify opportunities for cost savings and process improvements.
  • Manage inventory levels and optimize stock replenishment to minimize shortages and excess inventory.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory standards and guidelines governing the procurement of pharmaceutical products.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to the procurement team, fostering a culture of excellence and continuous improvement.
  • Supervise and mentor the procurement team, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and collaboration.
  • Provide training and development opportunities for team members.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in procurement, with a focus on pharmaceutical items and consumables.
  • Proven track record of successfully managing procurement operations in a hospital or healthcare setting.
  • Strong knowledge of pharmaceutical products, including drug classifications, regulatory requirements, and industry standards.
  • Excellent negotiation skills with the ability to secure advantageous terms and pricing agreements.
  • Proficiency in procurement software and tools, as well as MS Office applications.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to make data-driven decisions.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability with a focus on team building, mentoring, and professional development.

Application Closing Date
15th March, 2024.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using "Procurement Manager" as the subject of the mail.