Procurement Officer

Company Details

Oolu Solar is a growing solar energy provider in West and Central Africa with a presence in Senegal, Mali, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Niger and Nigeria and plans to expand within the region. Our vision is to be a leading energy and financial services provider for millions of customers in developing countries. We are actively looking for a Technical Assistant that can effectively test, install and repair solar systems and support the components inventory.

Employment Title: Procurement Officer

Area: Ikoyi, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description
Day-to-Day Procurement:

  • Provide facility support in the sourcing of consumables for Oolu’s offices and sites such as retail outlets etc.
  • Liaise with departments and vendors to obtain and update information on various tasks.
  • Ensuring the office is stocked with necessary supplies and all equipment is working and properly maintained.
  • Ensure the smooth and adequate flow of information within the company to facilitate other business operations.
  • Ensure operations adhere to procurement policies and regulations.

Strategic Procurement Management:

  • Improve procurement processes
  • Negotiate with suppliers
  • Ensure the development and maintenance of a vendor and supplier database for the various products and services procured by the company
  • Ensure supplier analysis & supplier performance management
  • Define contracts with suppliers including rates, SLAs, etc.

Customs & Clearing Management:

  • Oversee and coordinate the timely and efficient custom’s clearance of the company’s consignments at the Ports (and Airports)
  • Ensure the accurate preparation and documentation of all import documents, which include but may not be limited to form M, SONCAP Certificates (Product and Conformity) and PAAR Documents (Pre-Arrival Assessment Report), Insurance Certificates, Duty Advice etc.
  • Liaise with Customs Broker to ensure the timely clearance of the company’s consignments from the Ports/Airports and delivery to our warehouse.
  • Coordinate and investigate charge-backs such as shortages, lost/damaged goods in transit and missed deliveries etc.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Degree in Procurement, Business Administration, Management or any related field
  • Minimum of 3 years in a similar role
  • Proficient in the use of MS office applications
  • Passionate about social missions and motivated by Oolu’s mission
  • Ability to plan and keep track of multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Excellent communication skill
  • Able to work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Must be dynamic, smart, enthusiastic and energetic
  • Must possess analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong relationship management skills.
Application Closing Date

28th November 2021.

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