Lagos Jobs Senior Manager, Energy Procurement at IHS Towers

Senior Manager, Energy Procurement at IHS Towers

  • Full Time
  • Lagos
  • Applications have closed

IHS Towers

IHS Towers is the largest independent mobile telecommunications infrastructure provider in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Founded in 2001, IHS provides services across the full tower value chain – colocation on owned towers, deployment and managed services.

Today IHS Towers has operations in Nigeria, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Zambia and Rwanda. Following the recent acquisitions of MTN and Etisalat’s tower portfolios in Nigeria, IHS owns over 23,300 towers in Africa.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Senior Manager, Energy Procurement

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full Time

Job Description
Energy Procurement Management:

  • Oversee all procurement activities related to energy, ensuring cost-effectiveness and reliability.
  • Lead and drive high-priority strategic sourcing projects and innovation initiatives in the energy procurement area.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with energy suppliers and service providers.
  • Lead negotiations and contract management for energy procurement agreements.

Tender Process Management:

  • Manage the end-to-end tender processes for energy procurement, ensuring compliance and efficiency.
  • Evaluate supplier proposals and recommend selections based on technical and financial criteria.

Contract Governance:

  • Oversee the contract lifecycle, ensuring adherence to terms, conditions, and performance standards.
  • Mitigate risks associated with energy procurement contracts.

Technical Expertise:

  • Possess in-depth knowledge of various energy systems, chemicals, and related technologies.
  • Analyze the technical intricacies, advantages, and disadvantages of different energy solutions.
  • Stay updated on industry trends and innovations in renewable energy and energy procurement.

Business Case Development:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to create compelling energy business cases.
  • Conduct feasibility studies and cost-benefit analyses to support decision-making.

Category Management and Strategy:

  • Understand and analyze IHS spend and supply market dynamics.
  • Align category strategies and procurement plans to manage stakeholder expectations.
  • Provide overall functional leadership across the assigned category.
  • Develop category profiles, plans, and sourcing strategies.
  • Manage demand and specifications in collaboration with internal stakeholders.

Team Leadership and Development:

  • Manage and mentor a team of procurement professionals, providing guidance and support.
  • Train and coach team members on category management, sourcing processes, methodology, and tools.
  • Drive compliance and ensure application of the company’s policies and processes.

Performance Measurement and Reporting:

  • Measure and report on procurement category progress and performance.
  • Implement best-in-class contracts and supply agreements.
  • Deliver savings and internal efficiencies to the business.
  • Develop effective sourcing strategies and tactics for the category in scope.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Renewable Energy, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering is required. A master’s degree is a plus.
  • Knowledge of energy market dynamics and regulations is preferred.
  • Certification in procurement (e.g., CIPS) is a plus.
  • Polygraph and psychometric a prerequisite
  • Proven experience in energy procurement, contract management, and project management.
  • Strong technical knowledge of renewable energy systems and chemicals.
  • Excellent negotiation, communication, and stakeholder management skills.
  • Analytical mindset with a focus on data-driven decision-making.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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