Procurement Manager – Ghana

2022-06-08 13:50:182022-08-06 Ashbrittle
Job Type Permanent
Location Accra, Ghana
Area Africa, Africa Africa Africa Accra, Ghana
Sector Buying
Salary Up to €60,000 net + Expat Benefits
Currency GBP
Start Date July 2022
Advertiser Richard Bell
Telephone 01727854054
Job Ref RB1337
Our Client is a leading main contractor that operate globally. Following the award of a major project, they urgently require an ambitious Procurement Manager to become involved in a complex hospital project in Accra, Ghana.
  • Guaranteeing efficient procurement of materials, equipment and services related to the project.
  • Activating market research and enquiries at domestic and international level to identify potential suppliers
  • Handling the qualification supplier process, ensuring systematic comparisons of new suppliers with those qualified in the past
  • Proposing to the Technical offices, new technical solutions providing alternatives suggested by the supplier, if considered valid and suitable to reach the target’s goals established by the Group;
  • Regularly updating the vendor lists, divided for product group and/or geographical market, sharing these information with both corporate and local procurement offices through dedicated systems and reports and referencing qualified suppliers and subcontractors to the Tender office during the bid preparation stage;
  • Receiving and verifying the purchase requests issued by the departments concerned to be in accordance with internal guidelines and standards defined by the Procurement department;
  • Managing negotiations with suppliers from the reception of the purchasing request till the contract creation, aiming for the best possible conditions considering the advisability of issuing open orders, always in accordance with Procurement department guidelines and procedures; 
  • Interfacing regularly with Procurement Area Managers and corporate/local Officers, to place orders according to defined Project Procurement plan, strategy and budget while ensuring the compliance and the application of the Procurement guidelines, procedures and best practices; 
  • Forecasting and benchmarking price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier relations; 
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in Procurement of which at least 5 years in a similar role from a main contractor of buildings; experience in hospitals is advantageous
  • Knowledge of African market, the solutions/services the company can provide, and the company’s competitors is desirable.
  • Knowledge of the field of construction and familiarity with construction techniques to be able to select the best suppliers and subcontractors according to the different activities and projects
  • Knowledge of the materials, equipment and tools necessaries for the production activities
  • Ability to organise the activities in the framework of the process managed and in relation to the other corporate processes, identifying and removing the inefficiencies
The tax free salary on offer is generous and the package includes accommodation, transport, medical insurance and flight tickets.
If you would like to be considered for this opportunity or have a confidential discussion, please apply via the website or email your CV to Richard Bell quoting reference number: RB1337
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