John Haris Construction Latest Job Vacancy Procurement Manager

John Haris Construction – We offer general contracting, construction management, and design-build services to private and public companies for projects of all sizes – from a single office fit-up to treatment plants valued at over $250 million.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Procurement Manager

Location:

Lagos
Responsible to: Financial Controller
Responsible for: Supply Chain Manager and Procurement Officer

Job Function

  • The basic function of the Procurement Manager is to procure, expedite and schedule deliveries of materials and services to project sites.

Responsibilities/Duties
Duties include (but not limited to):

  • Maintain and implement construction proforma / budget for each project
  • Negotiate pricing contracts with subcontractors and suppliers
  • Create scopes of work
  • Issue purchase orders for procurement and expedition of materials and equipment for jobs
  • Meet subcontractors and suppliers on-site as necessary
  • Ensure compliance to project budgets and provide analysis of deviations
  • Ensure accurate takeoffs to ensure budgets are accurate
  • Research new materials for design and cost savings
  • Maintain subcontractor and supplier insurance policies
  • Develop and implement new purchasing strategies to deliver ongoing cost reductions and process simplification
  • Maintain relationships with subcontractors and suppliers
  • Establish new relationships with subcontractors and suppliers to ensure adequate resources for all projects and to continually improve pricing and quality of work
  • Assist in ensuring awareness and company compliance to all building codes and local construction guidelines
  • Assist in maintaining company quality control program
  • Leverage technology, safety measures, and information sharing to increase productivity and profitability
  • Assist in settling invoice or contract disputes
  • Handle change order requests
  • Forecast upcoming demand
  • Maintain sub/supplier information on company online management systems
  • Manage materials/equipment inventory

Requirements
Qualifications:

  • Tertiary Degree in Engineering, Business Management and Project Management, or related discipline
  • Masters in Business Administration with specialization in operations preferred

Experiences:

  • Required: 5+ years’ experience in the construction business, much of which has been in purchasing/procurement
  • Preferred: 10+ years in the construction industry with experience in engineering, estimating purchasing in construction or maintenance area.
  • Experienced in setting up of a Functional Procurement Team/Department, establishing work-flows, operating procedures, and establishing job descriptions for the team members.

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Applicants must have the following skills and knowledge:
  • Ability to read and understand construction plans
  • Ability to accurately describe and assess the status of a construction project and be ready to provide possible solutions when necessary
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to communicate with subcontractors, suppliers and clients
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Excellent problem solving abilities and experience with complex transactions with little supervision
  • Excellent computer skills and the willingness to learn company created software for managing projects
  • Excellent time management

Application Closing Date
17th September, 2018

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: hr@johnharisconstruction.com with position title in the subject line.

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