Job Title: Purchasing Assistant
Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Position Type: Full-time
Company Overview: Mopheth is a company dedicated to meeting needs. We are currently seeking a detail-oriented and experienced Purchasing Assistant to join our procurement team. This role is ideal for individuals with a minimum of 1 year of purchasing experience and an OND degree in a related field.
- Vendor Communication: Liaise with suppliers and vendors to obtain quotes, negotiate terms, and confirm order details.
- Order Processing: Independently process purchase orders, ensuring accuracy, completeness, and adherence to company policies.
- Inventory Management: Monitor inventory levels, analyze demand patterns, and collaborate with the procurement team to initiate replenishment orders.
- Documentation: Maintain meticulous records of purchase orders, invoices, and related documents, ensuring proper filing and organization.
- Quality Control: Inspect received goods to verify quality and specifications, promptly reporting discrepancies or issues to the procurement team.
- Cost Tracking: Assist in tracking and analyzing procurement expenses, proactively identifying cost-saving opportunities.
- Data Management: Enter procurement data accurately into the company’s procurement software or spreadsheets, ensuring data integrity.
- Supplier Research: Conduct research on potential suppliers, products, and market trends to support informed purchasing decisions.
- Compliance: Ensure all procurement activities adhere to company policies, industry regulations, and best practices.
- Administrative Support: Provide comprehensive administrative support to the procurement team, including scheduling meetings, managing correspondence, and other tasks as required.
- Minimum OND (Ordinary National Diploma) in Business, Supply Chain Management, or a related field.
- At least 1 year of relevant experience in purchasing or procurement.
- Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills.
- Effective communication and negotiation abilities.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook).
- Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment and prioritize tasks.
- Team player with a positive attitude and a willingness to learn.
- Familiarity with procurement principles and practices is preferred.
- Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
- Opportunity for career advancement within the procurement department.
- Health and other benefits in line with company policy.
How To Apply
Interested candidates with the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit their resume and a cover letter detailing their interest in the position and relevant experience to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include “Purchasing Assistant Application – [Your Name]” in the subject line. Applications will be accepted until 25th September 2023.
Mopheth is an equal-opportunity employer and encourages applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences.
- Experience Level Entry Level
- Years Of Experience 0-3
- Minimum Qualification OND