Head, Procurement and Vendor Management Job in Nigeria

 Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), a public limited liability company, was established as a bank holding company in 1985 under a private sector initiative spearheaded by the Federation of West African Chambers of Commerce and Industry with the support of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head, Procurement and Vendor Management

Job Identification: 632

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Schedule: Full-Time

Job Purpose

  • Responsible for planning and leading of strategic sourcing projects; building and leading cross-functional teams for strategic sourcing project execution.
  • Effective vendor assessment prior to engagement
  • Responsible for promoting and driving the use of e-Procurement tool- the Ariba System.
  • To develop spend demand forecast for the Bank.
  • Ensure standardization of commodities across the bank.
  • Engage vendors to ensure best value for price and co-create cost savings opportunities for Ecobank.
  • Ensure all budgeted items are not exceeded.
  • Ensure year on year reduction on expenses managed by the unit.
  • Run contract re-negotiation program with the objective of reducing costs.
  • Meet Top Spend vendors and draw an action plan for a strong partner

Job Context:

  • Ecobank Nigeria Limited & External Organisations

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform all procurement and contracting activities for Services spend transactions – tender management, negotiation etc.
  • Collaborating with vendors for work tools not on Ariba catalogue
  • Ensure timely delivery of all specialized project requests.
  • Identify cost reduction opportunities/ devise and employ fruitful sourcing strategies to maintain security of supply and ensure direct savings and cost avoidance
  • Supplier evaluation to ensure compliance to company standards
  • Data Management/ Reporting –maintain and review all records of services secured including costs, deliveries, and inventories.
  • Implement the units’ strategy and ensure compliance with policy and service delivery targets
  • Develop and maintain key relationships across functional collaborations with internal customers and suppliers
  • Conduct/attend business review sessions with key stakeholders.
  • Sourcing of quotes and negotiations with vendors for non-catalogue requests
  • Follows up with PVM Team on regularization of Audit/ICG exceptions.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a BSc
  • Minimum of 5 years’ cognate banking experience
  • Procurement Certification will be an advantage… CIPS

Skills, Capabilities & Personal Attributes:

  • Sound core credit skills
  • Exposure to process Re-Engineering
  • Interpersonal skill
  • Leadership / Supervisory
  • Analytical/problem solving skill
  • Computer appreciation (word- processing/Spreadsheet/PowerPoint)
  • Excellent customer service orientation
  • Negotiation skills.

Application Closing Date
28th May, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online