Andela – Procurement Associate

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Role Summary
Under the management of the operations head, the procurement associate will manage all procurement and supply chain functions at Andela.

Job Description
Receive and process requisitions from different user departments including confirmation of budget approvals.
Sourcing and Prequalification of suppliers and ensuring Andela has a lean supplier base.
Establish and manage all vendor relations
Represent the interests of the company in all supplier negotiation, ensure the company gets the best deals that project best value for money, set up and manage supplier contracts.
Manage the process of supplier evaluation, cost analysis and selection
Work with finance to process purchase orders.
Ensure all procurement transactions are properly documented
Receiving of commodities and processing invoices through the finance department.
Expediting orders and ensuring goods are delivered on time.
Creating a process around procurement across all departments in the organization, in conjunction with Finance and Operations.
Conduct value chain and total cost analysis on various sourcing options (eg. local vs. International, centralized vs. Decentralized) on high value purchases, from time to time and advice the management on the best sourcing strategy to adopt.
Conduct market surveys regularly to ensure to ensure the company is getting supplies at the most competitive rates and the goods supplied comply to industry standards.
Developing a procurement plan for the organization and manage implementation.
Monitor consumption of goods and services at the organization and make proposals to the head of operations on possible cost management options.
Managing import and export of goods.

Benefits & Compensation
Full-time compensation
Full medical coverage
Breakfast, lunch and snacks provided daily
Beautiful working environment
Opportunity to work with the brightest minds on the plane
Oh, and a chance to change the world!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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