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Job Description And Average Salary Of Procurement Manager In Nigeria

Job Description And Average Salary Of Procurement Manager In Nigeria

For a business, a procurement manager sources goods, and services. They develop a purchasing plan that takes the firm budget and required goods into account, after which they search for suitable vendors. In this post, we will be taking a look at the job description and average salary of a procurement manager.

Job Description And Average Salary Of Procurement Manager In Nigeria

Primary responsibilities of a procurement manager include: 

  • Devising and using fruitful procurement and sourcing strategies
  • Discovering profitable suppliers and initiating procurement partnerships
  • Negotiating with external vendors to secure advantageous terms

Job Brief Of A Procurement Manager

To oversee the company’s supply of goods and services, organizations seek a qualified procurement manager. The duties of a procurement manager include developing plans to locate suppliers and deals that are affordable. The Procurement Manager’s job is to find the most cost-effective solutions to reduce procurement costs so that the business can invest in expansion and hiring new talent.

Job Description Of A Procurement Manager

  • Devise and use fruitful sourcing strategies
  • Discover profitable suppliers and initiate business and organization partnerships
  • Negotiate with external vendors to secure advantageous terms
  • Approve the ordering of necessary goods and services
  • Finalize purchase details of orders and deliveries
  • Examine and test existing contracts
  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve the effectiveness
  • Collaborate with key persons to ensure clarity of the specifications and expectations of the company
  • Foresee alterations in the comparative negotiating ability of suppliers and clients
  • Expect unfavorable events through analysis of data and prepare control strategies
  • Perform risk management for supply contracts and agreements
  • Control spending and build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs

Requirements For A Procurement Manager Job

  • Proven working experience as a Procurement Manager, Procurement Officer, or Head of Procurement
  • Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques as well as a dexterity in “reading” the market
  • Talent in negotiations and networking
  • Good knowledge of supplier or third-party management software
  • Aptitude in decision-making and working with numbers
  • Experience in collecting and analyzing data
  • Strong leadership capabilities
  • BSc degree in supply chain management, logistics, or business administration

Average Salary Of A Procurement Manager In Nigeria

Based on salary estimates from 10 people who work as a procurement manager, we can boldly tell you that the average monthly salary for a Procurement Manager in Nigeria is 294,000 Naira. 

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