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Procurement & Category Officer at HealthPlus Limited


HealthPlus Limited is Nigeria’s 1st Integrative Pharmacy, the fastest growing pharmacy chain in West Africa. Since 1999, we have been committed to our mission of helping people achieve optimum health & vitality. In 2010, a sister company was birthed – CasaBella International Limited. CasaBella, a one-stop store for beauty and grooming solutions is now a retail chain and a household name.

Our success is based on our great people, great values and a winning corporate culture. Our people are passionate, driven and committed to continuous learning in order to maintain our edge. Our testimonial is that we are proud to be members of the HealthPlus family as we are offered a strong platform to explore our potentials. We believe in best practices always and therefore employ and retain the best talents.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Procurement & Category Officer

Reference #: HP/PC/PO
Location: Lagos
Contract Type: Permanent


  • Provision of every necessary support to the Procurement Manager in the purchase of high-quality, price-right products for the Organization, in accordance with the procurement policies of the Business.

Job Functions

  • Data Analysis, Data Capturing, Data Management, Procurement, Product Management, Purchasing, Retail, Sales, Strategic Communication, Strategy, Supply Chain, Trade
  • Industries:Banking / Finance & Investment, Consulting Services, Distribution, Warehousing & Freight, Ecommerce, Financial Services, FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods Sector), Food & Beverages, Healthcare, Hospitality, Logistics, Management Consulting, Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical / Medical / Healthcare / Hygiene, Procurement & Purchasing, Retail

Key elements of the role:

  • Support the Category Management Manager in achieving the following:
  • Implement the organisational strategy covering procurement processes, liaising with related internal and external customers as well as key suppliers on business areas
  • Developing systems of control, policies and procedures to drive compliance
  • Identify suppliers, comparing prices, specifications, terms and delivery dates to determine the optimum one to utilize
  • Determine supplier SLAs
  • Demand planning in order to optimize inventory at the Distribution Center
  • Prepare purchase orders and requisitions and respond to internal and external supplier enquires while reviewing requisition orders to verify accuracy, specifications and terminology
  • Coordinate shipment from overseas and local suppliers
  • Supply branches in order to optimize inventory at the retail outlets
  • Prepare, maintain and review purchasing records, produce management reports, track status of requisitions, contracts and orders, approve bills for payments
  • Monitor inter-branch inventory transfer for accuracy
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with suppliers

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Purchasing Management, Logistics & Supply Management, Business Admin or related discipline
  • 3 years relevant work experience
  • Planning & organizational effectiveness
  • Quality decision & problem solving skills
  • Negotiation & persuasive skills
  • Time management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Good problem solving and decision making skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good people skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft office Suite especially Excel

Market Related

Application Closing Date
30th November, 2018.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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