Thursday, 3 March 2016

Procurement Officers at Nextzon Business Services Limited

Nextzon Business Services Limited - Our Client, a start-up mega drug distribution centre in the Pharmaceutical sector, located in Anambra State, is currently seeking to employ suitably qualified candidate to fill the position below:

Job Title: Procurement Officer

Reports To: Procurement Manager


  • Processing purchasing transactions for equipment, materials, supplies, capital goods, and services
Key Roles and Responsibilities
  • Anticipating levels of demand for products and keeping a constant check on stock levels
  • Conducting research to ascertain the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules and quality
  • Monitoring inflow and outflow of goods and adequately recording them
  • Taking full responsibility of store and for any lost or unexplainable damage
  • Liaising between suppliers, manufacturers, relevant internal departments and customers
  • Identifying potential suppliers, visiting existing suppliers, and building and maintaining good relationships with them
  • Negotiating and agreeing contracts and monitoring their progress, checking the quality of service provided
  • Processing payment invoices
  • Keeping contract files and using them as reference for the future
  • Forecasting price trends and their impact on future activities
  • Producing reports and statistics using computer software
  • Evaluating bids and making recommendations based on commercial and technical factors
  • Ensuring procurement and supplier management activities are performed with probity and in compliance with relevant procurement regulations
Required Skills and Competencies
  • Excellent commercial awareness and business negotiation skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills;
  • Analytical skills
  • Ability to adapt to different client needs and to develop and maintain successful working relationships
  • A good standard of numeracy in order to analyse facts and figures
  • Time and project management skills
Qualifications and Experience
  • A good first Degree in Business Studies; Purchasing and Logistics; Purchasing and Supply; Marketing; Management; or Engineering
  • Membership of relevant professional bodies Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) will be an advantage
  • Age 30 years and below
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience is required
  • Demonstrated proficiency managing analytically rigorous initiatives
Application Closing Dates 
9th March, 2016.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidate should send their Resumes (as an attachment), stating the reference code PROCOFCR0017 as the subject of the email,


  • All applications will be treated in strict confidence.
  • Only shortlisted candidates who apply correctly will be contacted.