Supply Chain Manager at Alan & Grant

Supply Chain Manager

  • Job Type Full Time
  • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience 6 years
  • Location Lagos
  • Job Field Procurement / Store-keeping / Supply Chain&nbsp

Industry: Transportation

Job Summary

  • The job holder will support the company through the design and implementation of value-driven procurement and inventory strategies, plan, coordinate and oversee supply chain strategy and operations for service efficiency.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Plan, coordinate and oversee all purchasing activities, manage and develop supplier/vendor relationships and negotiations
  • Drive cost reduction and support revenue growth by ensuring appropriately managed supply chain
  • Work closely with user departments (e.g. facilities management team) in handling of objections and complaints in regard to stocks items and related services
  • Liaise with other departments/units to ensure accuracy in demand forecasts, and generate supply plans for year-round availability of business-critical stock items (and related service)
  • Consistently ensure measurements and evaluation of supplier/vendor performance
  • Keep abreast of relevant economic, industry, supply market, and business conditions
  • Maintain a “no surprises” supply chain environment
  • Proffer appropriate solutions for all supply chain operational challenges
  • Provide timely updates to GLC, for supply assurance
  • Ensure compliance to formal sourcing, procurement policies and preferred supplier/vendor agreements
  • Ensure economic order quantity and minimum re-order levels are maintained on all stock items
  • Provide clear direction and undertake performance monitoring of the Supply Chain Team
  • Ensure clear documentation of procurement and inventory-related processes, and adherence by the SC team
  • Manage resources (human, technology and physical), through good practices, communication systems, and performance management techniques
  • Monitor forecasts and quotas to identify changes or to determine their effect on supply chain activities
  • Monitor inventory turnover, reduce waste, and mitigate inventory holding costs.
  • Ensure competitive pricing from Suppliers/Vendors & Efficiently negotiate orders and contracts
  • Manage activities related to strategic or tactical purchasing, inventory requirements/planning, inventory control and warehousing
  • Develop and appropriately utilise material costs forecasts or standard cost lists.
  • Periodically review Supply Chain protocols continue to meet the Company operational needs
  • The Supply Chain Manager will place his/her full working capabilities at the disposal of the company, and based on work exigencies, the company reserves the right to assign additional responsibilities to the role.


  • Minimum of a B.Sc in Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Commerce, or a related field
  • A professional qualification, such as ACA, ICAN, ACCA, CFA
  • Minimum of six (6) years previous experience in accounting, auditing, budgeting, financial planning and analysis or other financial activities
  • Ability to set priorities and manage multiple task functions simultaneously
  • Ability to work with Sage and Microsoft Navision software.
  • Critical thinking – Apply logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Planning – Finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Reporting – Automated financial and accounting reporting systems. International Financial Reporting standards (IFRS). International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS)
  • Business management – Strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership technique, operations, and coordination of resources
  • Problem-solving – Apply methods to analyze information and evaluate results to choose the best solution that solves identified problems
  • Organizing and planning – Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, arrange, and accomplish own work and that of others Leadership – Capacity to superintend, guide, plan, organize and manage activities.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Alan & Grant on to apply