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Job title : Procurement Manager

Job Location : Not specified

Deadline : June 23, 2023

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Job Summary

  • We are seeking a Manager, Procurement who will lead the Procurement team to provide cost-efficient, timely and best-in-class infrastructural support and solutions that will enable the team to deliver excellent results to internal and external customers.

Job Description

  • Developing sound, cost-effective strategies for the goods or services  used in the business
  • Evaluating spending operations while seeking ways to improve and enhance service delivery
  • Identify potential suppliers based on project requirements
  • Conducting cost analysis and setting benchmarks for improvement
  • Negotiate contracts, terms and deadlines with vendors and suppliers
  • Monitor and update relevant departments regarding price fluctuations of goods and vendor pricing
  • Process purchase orders to acquire goods
  • Work closely with the legal department to ensure contract terms are favourable to the company
  • Attend meetings with the legal team, engineering team, vendors and suppliers

Qualifications & Characteristics

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or any relevant field
  • At least seven years of relevant work experience
  • Proven experience working in the operations field
  • Experience in project management and data analysis, tools (excel, google sheets) and reporting is a plus
  • Proficient in G-Suite tools (docs, slides, sheets, etc.)
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Knowledgeable on request management tools (Zendesk etc.)
  • Experience working on global teams in a fast-paced environment.

Key competencies required for this role include:

  • Own the vision: Builds engagement and enthusiasm by uniting the team with a compelling sense of purpose and a clear direction that everyone can relate to
  • Connect to the customer: Consistently anchors the team’s work to customer needs in order to shift day-to-day focus to a service orientation
  • Communicate effectively: Builds shared understanding for team and stakeholders by simplifying complex ideas, listening to other’s viewpoints, and adjusting communication style accordingly
  • Collaborate to Influence: Proactively connects with cross-functional teams to achieve results and makes a compelling case to move others to act through data and subject matter expertise
  • Set standards and takes accountability: Builds a culture focused on creating business impact by translating the team’s strategy into clearly defined performance standards tracked consistently to ensure the team is moving in the right direction
  • Develop talent: Promotes a culture of feedback, delegation, autonomy and support to build a safe place for contributors to learn and perform their best work
  • Foster a growth mindset: Builds a culture focused on the team’s overall development by consistently working with contributors to assess skill gaps and helping them build their growth paths
  • Build an empowered self: Role models by actively seeking feedback from others and looking for new ways to grow and be challenged

Benefits

  • Fully Remote work culture – we hire globally and all of our roles are fully remote!
  • Bring your own device stipend – buy your own laptop with funds from Andela
  • Flexible working hours
  • Equity (as a part of compensation package)
  • Healthcare, 401k (US only)
  • Andela Affinity Groups
  • Growth & development paths
  • Generous Paid Time Off, Parental Leave, Compassionate Leave
  • And more to come! We’re on a journey to reimagine global benefits at Andela

How to Apply for this Offer

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