At MTN Nigeria, we understand that our workforce constitutes our greatest asset, we are the leading telecommunication company in the country
Currently we are recruiting for the position of
Senior Officer Network Sourcing
• To procure and ensure the delivery of quality goods and services in direct support of the MTN Business, at the right prices/cost, within the stipulated lead time and at the right place.
• To ensure that all purchase orders passing through for payment within MTN finance complies with the standard best practices and policies governing them
• Assess suppliers where necessary, evaluating their products and capabilities as suppliers; and review and compare supplier price quotation.
• Assess strategic, financial, accounting, tax or legal impact of procurement activities to ensure that policy is directed towards achieving the utmost benefit to the company.
• Validate and approve purchase orders within prescribed limits and escalate purchase orders above limits.
• Coordinate the monitoring of purchase orders raised on the computerized system.
• Ensure that complete records of Purchase Orders are properly kept (data packs) and ensure adequate documentation of buying activities in the Purchase Log.
• Review relevant procurement documentation including PR, PO and ensure all relevant information is properly captured on same and that user departments have access as may be required, for tracking.
• Coordinate and distribute RFQs amongst the Buyers and other staff for effective man-hour utilisation, task clarity and efficient delivery of customer’s needs.
• Communicate procurement activities to user departments and liaise with all stakeholders to ensure that process efficiency is upheld.
• Ensure stakeholders compliance with policies and procedures and adherence with all SLAs relating to Procurement Unit.
• Ensure user department get their PR /PO issues resolved amicably.
• Continuously seek self-professional development to sharpen skills and capabilities in a versatile and evolving digital landscape.
• Foster active collaboration and relationships with employees across all levels and divisions in line with MTN’s VB and values.
• Drive Knowledge Management and Best Practice Sharing within own Unit/Department/Division/Enterprise-wide as required
• Normal MTNN working conditions
• May be required to work extended hours
• Open Plan Office
Experience & Training
• First degree in any related discipline
• Fluent in English
• PGD,MBA and CIPS will be an added advantage
Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an area of specialisation; with experience in supervising others
• Experience working in a medium organization
• Experience in purchasing function,
• Proficient in MS Office Applications and other Microsoft tools
• Ability to understand IFS and apply it to work
• Advanced PC skills
• Proficient use of IFS
Minimum qualification BA, BEd, BSc or HND