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CONTRACTS, PROCUREMENT AND MATERIALS MANAGER in an Oil and Gas sector in West Africa

The Oil and Gas sector in West Africa has witnessed significant growth over the last decade. Are you looking to bring your cutting edge professional skills to be a major player in die sector? Does the opportunity of working with several West African countries appeal to you? Then this is your chance to join us as:

Position: CONTRACTS, PROCUREMENT AND MATERIALS MANAGER (ACCRA, GHANA)

This job is open to applicants from Nigeria, Benin, Togo and Ghana.

Reporting to the General Manager for Finance and Administration, the key responsibilities of the job will be:

KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Development of Policies, Procedures and Controls – Develop procurement and contracting policies and Inventory management poli­cies, procedures, systems that enable CP&M to most effectively deliver services to its internal customers across all four countries; Develop and organize workshop/trainings for WAPCo personnel to promote compliance with CP&M policies and procedures across all four countries; Develop and implement appropriate contract management tools for effi­cient management of all categories of contracts; Ensure effective opera­tion of the Contract Review Committee (CRC); Serve as a facilitator to the Contract Review Committee (CRC) and also conduct quality assurance on all pre-read materials to the committee; Develop and ensure successful operation of a Vendor Registration Committee to regularly man­age, appraise and maintain technically qualified contractors and Vendors in WAPCo’s data base; Map out and implement strategies for maintain­ing a sustainable relationship with various vendors.

Research and Market Analysis – Analyze the nature of the supply market, from the perspectives of how it is segmented, local/regional/global coverage across all four countries; Review and apply cost modeling techniques to ensure that there are appropriate levels of cost transparency within work categories; Accurately capture, evaluate and shape demand for goods and/or services from the business, including desired technical and service specifications; Continue to work with the business on an ongoing basis to understand how internal and external demand changes over time and adjust strategies and tactics to reflect those changing circumstances; Identify appropriate “Go to market” sourcing strategy (e.g. outsource, risk allocation to contractor) and the associated tactics required to successfully achieve the strategy.

Inventory Management – Design, implement and manage invento­ry control systems; Ensure proper classification, labeling and warehous­ing of all inventory; Keep an oversight of all the warehouse and purchasing functions related to stock items; Develop and implement policies and procedures for the maintenance of proper inventory levels and the management of inventories across the company; Ensure that accurate records of inventory levels and location are maintained across the organization; Prepare annual working capital budgets to cover the replenishment of stock items in any given year as part of the company’s business planning process.

Coordination of CP&M Activities for Management Decision Making – Prepare robust written sourcing strategies for the endorsement and approval by the relevant accountable stakeholders/gov­ernance structures; Lead all the end to end management interactions between WAPCo and new or existing Vendors/Contractors in order to optimize the value delivered to both parties; Provide relevant update to management on trends and concept that drive efficiency and cost effec­tiveness within the company’s supply chain; Influence project concept or other business requirements based on market capabilities; Ensue effec­tive, efficient control and expenditure of CP&M budget; Represent CP&M at all OELT (Operational Excellence Leadership Team) and management meetings; Ensure regular interaction and provide guidance to contract owners and contract holders at all levels of the contract manage­ment process; Ensure conduct of monthly meetings with contract owners and holders and ensure effective tracking and timely resolution of contract management issues.

People Management and Organization – Develop and implement the strategic direction for the CP&M organization; Supervise and develop team members to ensure the maximization of their potentials; Develop and implement CP&M Key Performance Indicators (KPIs); Ensure that the CP&M function is appropriately skilled for current & future needs and ensure that CP&M is seamlessly connected with the business to achieve appropriate technical, commercial and HES outcomes; Supervises a team of 8 staff spread across the WAGP States.

KEY COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

At least first Degree in Engineering, Law or a Commercial discipline with a minimum of 15 years post-graduation experience, at least 5 of which should be at the management level in the oil and gas industry. Possession of a professional qualification in Contracting and Procurement (CIPS) is mandatory with no less than 5 years’ post-qualification experience. Training in business negotiation is desired but optional.

  • Develop and apply CP&M Systems
  • Develop and apply cost modelling concept
  • Develop and apply CP&M processes & systems
  • Develop and apply CP&M strategy
  • Develop and manage suppliers
  • Design, implement and manage Inventory Control Systems
  • Analyze industry, local & global market
  • Develop category/ Project strategies
  • Formulate sourcing strategy & tactics
  • Manage sourcing process
  • Develop and apply negotiation strategies
  • Develop contracts
  • Deliver contract value
  • Develop and apply supply chain concepts
  • Computer literacy – Good PC skills.
  • Experience of a Purchase Order Processing system desirable

HOW TO APPLY:

Qualified applicants should send their applications and resumes to the following email addresses not later than 28th March 2018.

NOTE: All Applications & Resumes should be submitted in ENG­LISH.

Ghanaian Candidates:                                hrconsulting@laineservices.com

Togolese &Beninoise Candidates :     romulucearnaud@yahoo.fr , romuluce@hotmail.com

Nigerian Candidates:                       cv@humanleadershipresources.com

Only SHORTLISTED candidates will be contacted.

 

 

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