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Head of Procurement – FMCG at Hays Nigeria

Hays is a leading global professional recruiting group, the expert at recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people worldwide, being the market leader in the UK and Asia Pacific and one of the market leaders in Continental Europe and Latin America.

Hays operates across the private and public sectors, dealing in permanent positions, contract roles and temporary assignments.With over 7,800 staff in 245 offices in 33 countries across 20 specialisms, last year we placed around 55,000 candidates into permanent jobs, and around 180,000 people into temporary assignments. In the German-speaking region, Hays focusses on the following occupational groups: IT, Engineering, Construction and Property, Finance, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Sales and Marketing, Retail and Legal.

Head of Procurement – FMCG

  • Job Type Full Time
  • Qualification BA/BSc/HND   MBA/MSc/MA
  • Experience 10 – 12 years
  • Location Lagos
  • Job Field Procurement / Store-keeping / Supply Chain

Job Description

  • Experienced Procurement Manager required for this multinational FMCG Company based in Lagos/Nigeria.
  • Reporting to the Operations Director and to Group Procurement, you will be responsible for all Procurement, strategic sourcing, and vendor management and engagement.


  • Liaising with suppliers and contractors and all relevant internal departments requiring goods and services, forecasting levels of demand to meet the business needs and keeping a constant check on stock levels
  • Conducting research to ascertain the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules and quality
  • Identifying potential suppliers, visiting existing suppliers and building and maintaining good relationships with them
  • Developing organisations purchasing strategy and communicating this to all relevant managers and teams
  • Negotiating prices and agreeing contracts, monitoring their progress
  • Vendor development local and International
  • Sourcing and ordering of materials
  • Commercial negotiations, knowledge of contracts, bid evaluation and currency fluctuations
  • Planning, budgeting and cost reduction


  • The company are looking for a graduate with specialisation in procurement and Supply Chain/MBA.
  • You should be a commercial specialist with 10-12 experience in a Global manufacturing organisation, preferably FMCG.
  • Good exposure to local and International markets with a strong technical knowledge of materials.
  • Exposure on shipping, commercial supply contracts with high negotiation skills and excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to HAYS career website on www.linkedin.com to apply

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