Procurement Officer at MTN Nigeria

MTN Nigeria - The leader in telecommunications in Nigeria, and a part of a diverse community in Africa and the Middle East, our brand is instantly recognisable. It is through our compelling brand that we are able to attract the right talents who we carefully nurture by continuously improving our employment offerings even beyond reward and recognition.

MTN Nigeria is recruiting to fill the below position:

Job Title: Procurement Officer

Division: Finance
Location: Lagos

Job Description:

    Executive category strategies for Local and Central categories
    Make input to the category strategy
    Advise user departments and suppliers of MTN’s standard commercial terms and conditions
    Provide periodic status updates on user requests.
    Make recommendations for user department on sourcing options and solutions.
    Provide input for identification of opportunities, achieve, and track procurement savings.
    Execute the procurement processes (RFI, RFP and RFQ) with respect to document preparation, issue, receipt and review
    Timely processing of sourcing related documents (RFQ, RFI, RFP, supplier correspondence, purchase order etc).
    Negotiations with suppliers regarding all terms related to the supply of goods and services for all items assigned for local categories.
    Interface between Commercial Legal, user departments and MTNN suppliers to ensure timely preparation and execution of contracts and execution of contracts or agreements and other relevant documents when necessary.
    Provide input to periodic reports.
    Pro-actively and independently resolve barriers to achieving key project milestones as they arise and manage contract SLAs and KPIs with our suppliers.
    Support the Category Manager to deliver project initiatives within timelines.
    Clearly communicate ideas and insights to stakeholders and proactively manage issues.
    Provide procurement support to deliver the most effective and efficient use of company’s funds in the acquisition of goods and services to deliver the key procurement imperatives of Quality, Cost and Risk Management.
    To support the embedding of E-sourcing in MTN Nigeria.
    Data gathering and analysis to support the preparation of professional bid-templates and evaluation of prospective supplier’s tenders against service, quality and cost parameters.
    Supporting the \function’s governance agenda.
    The role will be based in Lagos.
    Analytical and numerical skills.

Job Conditions: Normal MTNN working conditions May be required to work extended hours.

Reporting To: Procurement Admin Supervisor

Required Skills:

    A first degree in Business Administration or any other related numerate discipline.
    Relevant University Degree and demonstrable ability to learn and develop.
    Minimum of 4 years procurement experience in essential covering all procurement imperatives (quality, service, cost, risk, growth, support, innovation)
    Experience with an electronic procurement tool will be advantageous
    Procurement skills
    GSM Overview
    Basic accounting
    Database Management training
    Communication skills
    Business report writing
    Communication with various levels of management.


    A first degree in Business Administration or any other related numerate discipline.

Application Closing Date
8th May, 2013

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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