Procurement Associate - Lifestores Pharmacy Healthcare HND / BA / BSc Job2023-08-16 06:50 Store Keeping/Procurement Lagos 218 views
Employment Type: Full Time
About the Role
We are looking for a Procurement Associate who is analytical, team-oriented, well-organized, self-motivated, and experienced in pharmaceutical procurement.
You will play a crucial role in assisting to optimizing the procurement process at Lifestores to ensure the timely and cost-effective acquisition of products.
Your primary responsibility will be to support the procurement team in sourcing, negotiating and coordinating the procurement activities while adhering to industry regulations and quality standards.
Prioritizing, sourcing, negotiating SLAs with engaging and onboarding new suppliers
Collaborate with internal stakeholders to understand the procurement needs and requirements of customers
Maintaining strong relations with existing suppliers
Conducting demand/ reorder planning, negotiating for improved Items
Assisting in sourcing, evaluating and selection of suppliers/vendors based on quality, cost, delivery
Following up on orders sent to suppliers to ensure on-time delivery
Ensuring full availability of products, securing promotional discounts from suppliers
Conducting price reviews
Updating the OGA Pharmacy formulary list and ensuring new products are updates on Pharm IQ
Collecting and analyzing procurement data, identifying trends, patterns, and areas for improvement
Securing special orders and tracking supplier performance and using the data to improve performance
You will work collaboratively with other team members to ensure that deliverables are actualized
You will also support with other supply chain initiatives
Being a role model and inspirational carrier if Lifestores culture and belief.
Bachelor’s Degree in Sciences, Pharmacology, Business Administration or a related field.
Minimum of 2 years proven experience in procurement or supply chain management within the pharmaceutical industry is preferred
Sound knowledge of procurement principles, practices, and regulatory requirements specific to the pharmaceutical industry
Excellent negotiation and vendor management skills
Excellent communicator, both written and verbally with strong attention to details
Strong analytical analytical skills
Strong organizational and project management skills.
Benefits & Compensation
We offer highly competitive compensation, and bonus allowances for outperformance of goals.
Additional benefits include pension contributions, access to regular training, and exposure to all aspects of growing a fast-scaling startup.
You will have ample opportunities to work with and learn directly from world-class operators including leading international technology companies.
Lifestores thrives on a collaborative, meritocratic working culture. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.
Application Closing Date
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: email@example.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.