Sunday, 19 November 2017

Job Opportunity at Tigo, Procurement Manager Grade 13




•    Lead team in all aspects of procurement, specifically supplier selection, negotiation and supply management according to the local procurement policy

•    Create execute and re-evaluate category strategies aligned to company goals for all areas of significant spend.
•    Ensure implementation of global supply chain strategies in local operation and represent local operation interests in global strategy creation.
•    Overall responsibility for supply base management and performance management of existing supply base, actively seek market knowledge for existing and new products/services and shape Supply Base for efficiency.
•    Develop and maintain relationship with key suppliers.
•    Translate Commercial strategies into executable Procurement concepts, plans and business

models that best serves the company strategy.


•    Contribute to overall Supply Chain department management and performance as part of Supply
Chain Management team.

•    Management of Procurement team.

•    Ensure competency development and skills of procurement team to meet job requirements.
•    Ensure dimensioning of staff and backup of critical functions.
•    Act as a source of procurement expertise to others, support and coach other colleagues in complex procurement issues.
•    Raise awareness and profile of Procurement locally and globally.


•    Review procurement recommendations for Purchase Committee decision

•    Ensure Purchase Orders are raised in accordance with agreed price, conditions and delivered as per agreed lead-time.
•    Work with Finance to adhere to broader finance and risk requirements.Create and maintain instructions and documented processes within area of responsibility.
•    Continuous improvements: Initiate and implement improvements through tools, metrics,

processes and policies.

•    Compliance:Ensure that a consistent professional approach to procurement is practiced throughout the organization in compliance with internal corporate policies and specifically procedures regarding procurement.

Qualifications & Experience

•    University Degree in Procurement, Business Administration, Economics.

•    Preferably an MBA or Master’s degree International procurement certification
•    Minimum 5-7 years procurement experience preferably with telecom background
•    Experience in managing teams Experience and knowledge in the procurement system.

Core Competencies

•    People Management

•    Excellent in oral and written communication skills
•    Independent and with good work attitude with high level of integrity.
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