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Purchasing Manager is urgently needed

Purchasing Manager is urgently needed

LOCATION: Ikoyi, Lagos.

A real estate development company located in Ikoyi, Lagos with international affiliations is currently seeking a Purchasing Manager. Who will carry out these functions:

Job Description

  • Developing insightful proposals and delivering strategic sales presentations
  • Managing contracts and up-sell/cross-sell opportunities
  • Driving sales through proper qualification, solution presentation and closing techniques
  • Consistently meeting or exceeding weekly, monthly and annual sales activity goals
  • Closing prospective customers using working knowledge of the business line.
  • Identifying opportunities to up-sell and cross-sell customers
  • Handling inquiries about product, pricing, order expediting and customer relations
  • Customer focused selling, communication and objection handling
  • Providing professional, courteous, and efficient customer service to all customers
  • Increasing sales through account planning and expansion of existing accounts
  • Creating Business Development Plans including prospective target customers and sales plans for transition
  • Preparing and presenting sales presentations, business proposals and client reports to clients and company stakeholders.
  • Maintain records of goods ordered and received.
  • Locate vendors of materials, equipment or supplies, and interview them to determine product availability and terms of sales.
  • Prepare and process requisitions and purchase orders for supplies and equipment.
  • Control purchasing department budgets.
  • Review purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to company policy.
  • Analyze market and delivery systems to assess present and future product availability.
  • Develop and implement purchasing and contract management instructions, policies, and procedures.
  • Represent the organization in negotiating contracts and formulating policies with suppliers.
  • Review, evaluate, and approve specifications for issuing and awarding bids.
  • Prepare bid awards requiring board approval.
  • Prepare reports regarding market conditions and merchandise costs.
  • Propose improvements to the current purchasing system that will improve vendor relationships and lower the cost of doing business.
  • Collaborate with inventory control and sales to develop metrics for gauging inventory level needs and then maintaining those levels throughout the year.
  • Prepare reports regarding market conditions and merchandise costs.
  • Assist in developing more effective invoicing and collecting processes.

Requirements

  • Must have excellent negotiation and cross-selling skills
  • Candidate must be eloquent and charismatic as he/she will be required to make business transactions with high profile clients.
  • Minimum of 3 years working in a large food mall with hands on experience in purchasing large quantity of food items.
  • Knowledge of Lagos markets and deciphering best prices for staple foods.
  • A street-smart yet composed individual who can proactively handle changing environments and situations.
  • Knowledge of MS Office and use of Excel in calculating and reporting etc.

Interested candidates should forward updated CVs to alexandernelsonjobs@elderadvisory.onmicrosoft.com using Purchasing Manager as the subject of the mail.

To apply for this job email your details to alexandernelsonjobs@elderadvisory.onmicrosoft.com

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