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Procurement Manager

​Job Type: Full time

Location: Accra

Industry: Cement Manufacturing

​We are currently seeking to hire an experienced Procurement Manager for our client who is a global, multi-industry leader in the manufacturing and sale of high-performance cement that complies with local standards which is for residential, commercial and industrial purpose. 
This role is responsible for developing and maintaining innovative organizational policies and practices for the purchase of goods and services. This position will work closely with Operations and Senior Management to ensure that procurement strategies are applied consistently in order to find ways to effectively optimize organizational expenses.


  • Respects and enforces the Organization's Code of Conduct and the various management procedures.

  • Develop and monitor your process and activities through the implementation of the safety, health quality, and environment management system.

  • Ensure and contribute to the monitoring of the safety, health, quality and environment management system.

  • Specific Responsibilities

  • Develop, hone and execute innovative procurement strategies across all channels of purchasing.

  • Manage every aspect of the supply chain and notify the senior management team of any possible obstacles to ideal efficiency.

  • Institute policies and procedures for collecting and reporting key metrics that will reduce organizational overall expenses while increasing productivity.

  • Perform cost analysis and set appropriate benchmarks.

  • Create policies and procedures for risk management and mitigation as it relates to procurement.

  • Monitor purchases, deliveries and expenditure to determine if vendors are meeting performance demands.

  • Negotiating supplier agreements and manage supplier and vendor contracts.

  • Participate in tender processes.

  • Develop, prepare and finalize (frame) contracts, negotiate costs and term & conditions, validation of order specifications.

  • Coordinate supply chain planning, production, marketing technical and QA team on daily material supply management, including MRP review and order process.

  • Push Implementation of vendor correction/improvement plan, obtain feedback from production and sales team, evaluate the effectiveness of the implementation plan.

  • Coordinate internal cross functional team in new product application and launch where applicable

  • Cost quotation for new product, new formula, new purchase model, and new supply source.

  • Support HSEQ /SC/sales on QMS system implementation, application of ISO series, NSF, OEM authentication etc. where applicable

  • Set vendor performance KPI’s, perform vendor evaluation (including financial, technical and commercial risk analysis) and site audit, and improve vendor performance from time to time to satisfy growing operational effectiveness and business demands.

  • Coordinate customer (both external and internal) complaints and troubleshooting with corresponding vendors.

  • Design supply back up system, analyse effectiveness and recommend improvements where required

  • Monthly reporting of procurement activities and KPIs

  • Perform all other allied tasks and functions assigned by the General Manager    


  • Bachelor's Degree in Procurement Management or Logistics and Supply Chain Management from a recognized university.

  • 8 years + in similar role.

  • Good team-player with good communication skills and

  • can interact with all levels of the organization, high ethical standards, good negotiation skills

  • Project management, negotiation skills, knowledge of procurement software

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