The Procurement Manager is responsible for making sure that the hospital company has all the supplies needed for operations. The procurement manager’s responsibilities include strategizing to find cost-effective deals for the business and discovering the best ways to optimize procurement expenses so that the company can invest in growth. The successful candidate will be a supply chain and logistics expert who will specialize in implementing cost-effective purchases of all goods and services, as required by the company.
- Procurement process optimization
i. Discover suppliers with competitive pricing and initiate business and organization partnerships.
ii. Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
iii. Perform risk management for supply contracts and agreements
iv. Control spending and build a culture of long-term savings on procurement costs
v. Carry out Supplier evaluation and selection
- Inventory management
i. Develops and maintains inventory databases for supplies and materials used.
ii. Approve the ordering of necessary goods and services
iii. Finalize purchase details of orders and deliveries
iv. Reviews purchase orders and contracts for compliance with company and departmental policies.
v. Communicates with suppliers to resolve problems that may arise regarding delivery, quality, price, or conditions of sale.
vi. Oversee the ordering, storing, and distributing processes of an organization’s products
vii. Control inventory flow by using protocols that help avoid loss mitigation when necessary so supplies can be tracked effectively while also analyzing how much stock should actually exist at any one time in order to prevent under-reporting or overcounting.
- B.Sc. in social science-related discipline plus Professional Qualification (ICAN, PMP, ACCA, CPA ).
- Intermediate knowledge of MS Office suite.
- Capacity to work long hours, under pressure and with less supervision
- Exceptionally well-organized with an aptitude for data
- Able to generate budgets and reports.
- Strong presentation skills, able to explain concepts concisely and accurately.
- Creative thinking skills and ability to solve problems.
- Minimum of 8 years of procurement experience.