Procurement Officer - Contracts
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 position is based in Accra.
S/He reports to the Supply Chain Manager
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