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Procurement Officer - Contracts

Job Description

Procurement Officer Contract – Job Summary

To manage contracts and consultancies process for WVG operations in a cost effective manner in accordance with procurement policies and guidelines.

The Package

  • The position is based in Accra.

  • S/He reports to the Supply Chain Manager

Key Responsibilities

  • Facilitate the procurement of contractual services

  • Proactively monitor Contractor performance to ensure strategic objectives are met in a timely and cost effective manner.

  • Standardize contract templates for different categories of procurements.

  • Lead fact-based negotiations with contractors / consultants.

  • Provide strategic objectives in contract management.

  • Monitoring the timing of contracts with regards to the Consolidated Procurement Plan.

  • Maintain professional communication between the organization and Service Providers to ensure quality deliverables and on-time delivery.

  • Maintain good level of public relations with outside suppliers as well as strong partnership with internal customers

  • Training Managers and procurement committees in various projects on good procurement proceedings to align with procurement standards.

  • Maintain the integrity of Contract procurements.

  • Lead the development and evaluation of RFPs etc.

  • Prepare Monthly Reports and other Reports

Education / Work Experience / Key Competencies

  • University degree in Business Administration, Procurement or similar degree

  • Partly CIPS qualified preferred

  • Solid working knowledge of the 7-Step Sourcing Process

  • Strong negotiation experience

  • Strong Contract Management experience

  • Ability to analyze and report on Supply Chain Management and financial metrics

  • Basic knowledge of local legal positions for contracts

  • Strong understanding of market analysis, supplier evaluation, total cost of ownership analysis, category strategy development & implementation

  • At least 5-7years experience in purchasing

  • Good Supply Chain Management expertise