Amo Farm Sieberer Hatchery Limited
Amo Farm Sieberer Hatchery Limited has a Vision to be the market leader in the Day Old Chicks market; through exceptional quality products and services that will guarantee profitable poultry farming. The Company produces high-quality Day-Old Chicks and Point of Cage Pullets. Over the years, we have remained focused on our main objective to produce high quality chicks, in a highly hygienic environment leveraging innovative solutions grounded in Research and Development.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Position: Procurement Officer
Job Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
- Responsible for overseeing and managing the procurement process within the company. This role involves sourcing suppliers, negotiating contracts, purchasing goods and services, and ensuring cost-effectiveness, quality, and compliance with company policies and regulatory requirements.
Roles and Responsibilities
- Identify potential suppliers and conduct market research to assess their capabilities, pricing, and quality.
- Develop and maintain a qualified supplier database.
- Collaborate with the sourcing team to evaluate and select suppliers based on predefined criteria.
- Negotiate contracts and agreements with suppliers to secure advantageous terms and conditions.
- Ensure that procurement contracts comply with legal and regulatory requirements.
- Work with the legal department, if necessary, to review and finalize contracts.
Purchase Order Processing:
- Create and manage purchase orders for goods and services.
- Verify purchase requisitions for completeness and accuracy.
- Ensure timely approval and processing of purchase orders.
- Monitor and analyse procurement costs and trends.
- Identify cost-saving opportunities without compromising quality.
- Negotiate bulk purchase discounts where applicable.
- Collaborate with quality control and assurance teams to ensure that procured goods and services meet established quality standards.
- Address and resolve quality issues with suppliers promptly.
- Coordinate with the inventory management team to ensure that stock levels are maintained within defined parameters.
- Monitor inventory turnover and obsolescence.
- Implement inventory control measures to minimize losses.
- Ensure compliance with company procurement policies and procedures.
- Stay informed about relevant industry regulations and ensure adherence.
- Assist in audits related to procurement activities.
- Generate and analyse procurement reports to track key performance indicators (KPIs).
- Prepare regular reports for management to review procurement activities, cost savings, and potential risks.
Supplier Relationship Management:
- Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with key suppliers.
- Address supplier concerns and resolve issues promptly.
- Evaluate supplier performance regularly.
Sustainability and Ethics:
- Promote sustainable procurement practices and ethical sourcing.
- Consider environmental and social responsibility in procurement decisions
- BSc / HND in Accounting, Business Administration or any other related course
Required Years of Experience:
- At least 2 years of experience in procurement or a similar procurement leadership role within the agricultural or feed Production.
Required Skills and Competencies:
- Strong understanding of procurement strategies, supply chain management, and market dynamics
- Analytical mindset with the ability to make data-driven decisions.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- People and time management
- Familiarity with industry regulations and quality standards.
- Demonstrated ability to lead and inspire a procurement team.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with other departments and stakeholders.
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities.
- Report writing and presentation
- Protection of Confidential Information
- Excellent relationship management skills
Expected Behavioral Competencies:
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Position as the subject of the mail.