• Nigeria

  • Permanent

  • Full-time

Procurement Officer Recruitment at the British High Commission (BHC) Nigeria

The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer. We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Procurement Officer

Job ref.: 22 / 20 LOS

Location: Lagos

Grade: A2 (L)

Type of Position: Fixed Term, with possibility of renewal

Working hours per week: 37

Start Date: 1 December, 2020

End Date: 30th November, 2021

Type of Post: British Deputy High Commission

Job Category: Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (Operations and Corporate Services)

Job Subcategory: Procurement

Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities)

Main purpose of job:

  • Conduct market researches to identify suppliers who can meet the British Deputy High Commission (BDHC) quality standard and negotiate long time call off agreements and to source potential suppliers.
  • Manage the contract tender process of various procurements of goods, services or work projects. This will include; sourcing of suppliers, creation of input and agreement of specification, preparation of tender documentation, liaison and coordination with suppliers to clarify requirements, coordination and evaluation of bids, seek appropriate approval, direct negotiation, agreement of contracts their management and closure for the BDHC, Lagos.
  • Other procurement task as directed by line management.
  • To ensure procurement is undertaken in line with FCO policies and principles. To support the Head of Procurement and senior leadership at post and across the network, to achieve financial compliance and integrity

Roles and responsibilities

Delivering a Quality Service (Customer Focus) – 35%:

  • Carry out procurement function for the BDHC:
  • Use Government Procurement Card (GPC) for Goods and services under £3,000
  • Ensure internal control procedures are followed for GPC use
  • Support Budget Monitors for payments below £3,000.
  • Create requisitions for goods and services under £25,000 from agreed supplier list
  • Work with the Contract Manager on contracts above £25,000 with the Procurement Hub/CPG

Collaborating and Partnering (Working with Others) – 20%:

  • Responsible for procurement at the BDHC liaising with stakeholders both internal and external to ensure the following:
  • Resolving Invoices on hold
  • Ensure good received not invoiced (GRNI) are reconciled
  • Creation, maintenance and update of distribution sets (DS)
  • Creation and updating of supplier maintenance forms
  • Lead on Procurement returns to the Centre for post.
  • Constant communication to ensure Post FPCI scores on Invoices on Hold, Accruals, Retrospective POs, Open POs and GPC are within the green category.
  • Raise requisitions for PAGs to maximize UK government collaboration.
  • Point of contact for Budget Monitors and Suppliers at post on procurement issues and guidance.

Delivering at Pace (Problem Solving) – 10%:

  • Lead on asset disposal in addition to any other capital assets as advised by DHCS in line with policy.
  • Responsible for maintaining the Fixed Asset Register for BDHC, Lagos.
  • Filing of all procurement paperwork for audit purpose.
  • Carry out weekly prism housekeeping.
  • Track monthly spend on imprest and verify all account codes for each purchase to Accounts Department.

Delivering Value for Money (Delivering Results) – 35%:

  • Ensure the delivery of the Purchase 2 Pay (P2P) process at the BDHC.
  • a N350,000 Imprest and receipt goods and services purchased on PRISM maintaining the segregation of duties policy
  • Quality checks
  • Consistency checks
  • Maintain agreed supplier list in conjunction with the Procurement Hub
  • Maintain records of suppliers and documentation
  • Perform Supplier yearly market testing
  • Lead procurement of capital expenditure at the BDHC, which includes generators, vehicles and other assets.
  • Act as cover in charge of the stationary store in the absence of the CS assistant.
  • Resolve vendor grievances and claims
  • Provide procurement support services to both the Freight & travel and TWG departments in the absence of the responsible officers
  • Any other responsibilities assigned by the Contract Manager/Team lead.

Resources managed (staff and expenditure):

  • N350,000 Imprest

Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • B.Sc. in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or related field
  • Previous procurement / contract management experience in a structured organisation
  • Previous financial management experience
  • Fluent in spoken English

Desirable Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Be a member of CIPS with road map to completing the course

Required Competencies:

  • Collaborating and Partnering, Delivering Value for Money, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace

Starting Monthly Salary

  • NGN 405,972.21 monthly.

Application Closing Date

21st October, 2020.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Additional Information

  • your application carefully before you submit, as no changes can be made once submitted.
  • Employees recruited locally by the British High Commission in Lagos are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Nigeria.
  • All candidates must be legally able to work and reside in the country of the vacancy with the correct visa/work permit status or demonstrate eligibility to obtain the relevant permit.
  • The responsibility lies on the successful candidate to:
  • Obtain the relevant permit
  • Pay fees for the permit
  • Make arrangements to relocate
  • Meet the costs to relocation
  • The British High Commission does not sponsor visas/work permits except where it may be local practise to do so.
  • Employees who are not eligible to pay local income tax: e.g. certain third-country nationals and spouses/partners of UK diplomats will have their salaries abated by an equivalent amount.
  • Information about the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Competency Framework can be found on this link: note: AA=A1, AO=A2, EO=B3, HEO=C4, SEO=C5
  • Reference checking and security clearances will be conducted on successful candidates.
  • The British High Commission will never request any payment or fees to apply for a position.


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Posted by | March 12, 2021 | Officer, Procurement

The Place

  • Lagos, Lagos State

  • Permanent

  • Full-time
Company Description

The Place – We are a fast growing, world class, and dynamic, multi-billion Nigerian conglomerates, established and managed by a team of professionals with decades of management consulting and accounting experience/ training from Arthur Andersen (now KPMG in Nigeria). We are a profitable player in the QSR sector of the Hospitality industry in Nigeria with great prospects and staff strength of over 1000 employees. Currently, our operations span across 17 locations in Lagos and Abuja, Nigeria, with rapid expansion plans to penetrate more locations in the short to medium term.

Job Description

  • Source for the most reliable suppliers for items at a reasonable price and ensure supply in good time
  • Coordinate the central supply of items
  • Follow up with account on vendor payment and escalate in peculiar cases
  • Carry out Market survey of products
  • Communicate prices of items to outlet in good time
  • Proper vendor management


  • A Bsc or equivalent
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of procurement processes, policy, and systems
  • Two (2) years previous experience as procurement officer
  • Experience in a similar industry is an added advantage
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel)
  • Ability to analyze problems and strategize for better solutions
  • Ability to negotiate, establish, and administer contracts
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
  • Accurate and precise attention to detail
  • Ability to work well with management and staff at all levels
  • Goal-oriented, organized team player

Additional Information

Candidates who do not meet the above criteria need not apply. If you meet the above criteria please send your Curriculum Vitae not later than 2Weeks to the date of this publication.


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Posted by | March 12, 2021 | Analyst, Procurement

Company Description

We are a fast growing, world class, and dynamic, multi-billion Nigerian conglomerates, established and managed by a team of professionals with decades of management consulting and accounting experience/ training from Arthur Andersen (now KPMG in Nigeria). We are a profitable player in the QSR sector of the Hospitality industry in Nigeria with great prospects and staff strength of over 1000 employees. Currently, our operations span across 17 locations in Lagos and Abuja, Nigeria, with rapid expansion plans to penetrate more locations in the short to medium term.

Job Description


  • To conduct research on our products and processes giving priority to identified problematic products proffering solutions or suggestions on products, sources and best procurement practices as well as handle other assigned procurement issues.
  • Problematic products and their current sources.

Frozen Foods (Imports):

Our top priorities are:

  • Croaker
  • Titus
  • Shrimps
  • Turkey wings
  • Gizzard
  • Calamari
  • Sausages
  • Basmati rice
  • Can items



  • Carry out research on company products giving priority to frozen food imports .
  • Identify and work with institutes in areas of research, preservation, ways to improve on products and any other issues that may arise with our products.
  • Help to identify right supply sources/manufacturer for all products and additional ones for both local and foreign purchases.
  • Analyze data to identify problematic areas and proffer solution to key procurement issues involving products mentioned above and more.
  • Evaluate market trends regarding our products and advise on ways to reduce purchase cost and get good quality products at
  • Work with relevant units to develop requirements and standard for our products and procurement unit


Handle assigned requisitions from outlets particularly for the items mentioned above

Weekly / Monthly Report:

To send detailed weekly slash monthly report to line manager


  • A good first degree in any relevant discipline
  • Minimum of 2 Years experience in a professional service/research institute
  • Relevant research and process review in the hospitality industry will be an added advantage.
  • Can do attitude with strong problem solving and leadership skills.

Additional Information

Candidates who do not meet the above criteria need not apply. If you meet the above criteria please send your Curriculum Vitae not later than 2Weeks to the date of this publication.


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Position Title: Procurement Associate

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

This scope of work (SOW) sets forth the services to be provided by the Procurement Associate to SAII Associates Ltd/Gte, an associate company of Chemonics International Inc. in the implementation of the USAID Global Health Supply Chain – Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) in Nigeria.

Background: The purpose of the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program–Procurement and Supply Management single award IDIQ contract is to ensure uninterrupted supplies of health commodities to prevent suffering, save lives, and create a brighter future for families around the world. The IDIQ has four task orders that directly support the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), and USAID’s family planning and reproductive health program. GHSC-PSM provides health commodity procurement services and systems strengthening technical assistance that address all elements of a comprehensive supply chain. All four task orders are implemented in Nigeria.

The Procurement Associate will provide the services highlighted below:

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

· Provide support to the procurement team in ensuring full compliance of procurement activities with USAID and Chemonics rules and regulations, as well as policies and strategies.

· Support procurement planning through collaboration with project staff and managers in the preparation of the procurement plan.

· Maintain and update the Procurement Master Tracker and provide feedback on purchase to supervisor.

· Draft letters, memoranda, email, etc. and monitor the progress and liaise with vendors during the entire procurement cycle.

· Release RFQs or other tender documents as may be required, ensuring their conformity with USAID/Chemonics approved templates or seeking Compliance clearance in case of required adjustments.

· Prepare purchase orders and work closely with the procurement managers to execute micro-purchases, follow-through and process payment to vendors upon completion of tasks.

· Liaise with the logistics unit or IT unit on receipt of goods, equipment and services in view of obtaining proper delivery report, inspection report, or relevant certificates and that proper inventory is taken.

· Provide support to carryout market research to determine sources of supplies.

· Prepare shortlists of suitable contractors/suppliers.

· Set-up/enhance and maintain a database of local suppliers ensuring regular update of data.

· Maintain a vendor database and ensure effective use of the system to record the listing, updating, evaluation and monitoring of performance of service providers and vendors.

· Maintain a database of procurement standards and tools, rooster of best suppliers, contractors and service providers, activities and statistics and contract advertisement and awards for dissemination on a regular basis.

· Conduct the Visual Search for all vendors and contractors before they are engaged to supply goods and/or services.

· Ensure availability of all supporting documents for audit and review purposes.

· Prepare weekly reports on procurement matters.

· Maintain a good knowledge and understanding of all office rules and procedures as set forth in the field office policy manual.

· Support achievement of the overall project goals as required to ensure project performance.

· Perform other tasks as directed by the Procurement Manager.

Job Qualifications

· A Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, business administration, business studies, management or a related field;

· At least 3 years’ experience of working in procurement or in a relevant field;

· Excellent skills of operating Microsoft word and excel spreadsheet;

· Experience of working on USAID-funded or donor-funded project is required;

· Proactive, with positive problem-solving approach and attention to detail;

· Good interpersonal and team-working skills;

· Fluency in English and excellent communication skills are required


The Procurement Associate will report directly to the Procurement Manager

Working Conditions/Duration of Assignment

This is a long-term position for the life of the contract based in Abuja, Nigeria.


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Kofo Agro Allied

  • Oyo, Oyo State

  • Permanent

  • Full-time

Kofo Agro Allied Limited – Established in 2017, our primary aim is to produce Nigeria’s finest garri under the best hygienic conditions. KofoAgro satisfies the needs of the Nigerian community by producing the best quality Garri consumed locally and in the diaspora.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Procurement Officer

Job Location: Iseyin, Oyo

Employment Type: Full-time


  • Education and experience: Should have an HND or BSc in administration, accounting or 1-3 years experience related fields.
  • Hands-on experience in bookkeeping, logistics, procurement, supply chain management.
  • Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel, Outlook), including expertise in Excel as a procurement management tools

. * Detail-oriented with accurate data entry skills

  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team with highest level of integrity and self-respect and respect for other team members.
  • Must be based in Iseyin Town.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.


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