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Procurement Manager
Job Type: Full-Time

Education

From 0 to 2001
UNIVERSITY OF PORT HARCOURT
From 0 to 1999
CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF PURCHASING AND SUPPLY MANAGEMENT
From 0 to 1997
UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS
From 0 to 1989
LAGOS STATE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, IJANIKIN LAGOS.
From 0 to 1982
GOVERNMENT TECHNICAL COLLEGE, IJEBU-ODE.
No added languages

Experience

GENERAL MANAGER - PROCUREMENT
WUSE 11 TRADING COMPANY LIMITED ABUJA
February 2008 - June 2013 (5 years 4 months)

Responsible for the filling of bids, procurement of Goods and Services financed under World Bank and its agencies, NGOs, public and private sector organizations.

Design/develop procurement manuals according to World Bank best practices for WB borrowers.

Responsible for co-coordinating procurement activities in the organization for and on behalf of government Parastatals and private sector companies.

To organize and co-ordinate procurement workshops and training for the company workers.

Undertake sub-contracting arrangements for participating public and private sector organizations.

` Provide procurement advisory and consultancy services to other companies, NGO and government parastatals.

Act as procurement agent of organizations lacking the necessary resources and experience of procurement.

Carry out Procurement Audit for organizations.

Conduct Contract/ Project management.

MICHELIN RUBBER ESTATE NIGERIA LIMITED
GROUP PURCHASING MANAGER
June 2005 - January 2008 (2 years 8 months)

Reporting to the Group Managing Director.

Plan, organise and coordinate material activities to achieve purchasing mandate.

Proper evaluation of technical, financial, organizational capability and legal validity of suppliers.

Project management ability.

Screening and selection of potential suppliers for capital projects.

Good negotiation skills.

Develop and manage processes for all material and equipment that are procured directly by the company.

To ensure strict adherence to Procurement Policy and procedures.

Coordinate Air and Sea freight shipments including Customs and Airport clearance.

Develops and implement equipment, material, and services sourcing alternatives.

Maintenance of supplier’s database for essential operational materials.

Maintenance of price data bank for strategic planning and decision-making.

Manage contractors to ensure that materials and equipment are provided according to contractual requirements.

GENERAL MANAGER - PROCUREMENT
INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE
March 2003 - July 2005 (2 years 5 months)

Generating a smooth Procurement cycle

with good lead time through the acquisition of the right Quality of materials at the right Quantity, at the right Source at the right Price and at the right time for both Local and Foreign materials

Maintaining close liaison with IITA BUYING AGENT in UK, out sources and subsidiaries all over the globe to obtain progress reports and advise requestors accordingly.

Liaison with the Clearing and Forwarding Manager to ensure prompt delivery of all diplomatic imports

Acting as Secretary in Material/Logistics

Coordination meetings and Assets

Disposal Committee meetings

To obtain the maximum value for the Institute expenditures and foster competition in the acquisition of products and services

Liaison with Finance, Accounts and

Treasury Units for adequate and timely

settlement of suppliers’ bills

To conduct the purchasing function in a manner that supports the policies and procedures of the Institute and, always keeping an open and competitive sales environment.