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Procurement Associate - Lifestores Pharmacy Healthcare HND / BA / BSc Job

2023-08-16 06:50   Store Keeping/Procurement   Lagos   218 views
Job Details

Location: Lagos

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

Not Specified.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: recruitment@lifestoreshealthcare.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Company Description
Lifestores Pharmacy Healthcare is democratising access to primary healthcare by transforming pharmacies across Africa. Our technology and support services help pharmacies manage their inventory more efficiently, enjoy group purchase discounts and better serve customers.