Procurement Associate at Drugstoc E-hub Limited

Posted on: Thu 26-01-2023

DrugStoc is a tech-enabled pharmaceutical access and distribution platform that connects manufacturers of pharmaceutical products to health care providers in sub-Saharan Africa. Founded in 2015, Our clients are hospitals, pharmacies, clinics, and nursing homes. We are an omnichannel platform that removes any barrier for Licensed health workers to find and purchase genuine medication at the right price for their patients.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Procurement Associate

Location: Ojota, Lagos

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • We are looking for a Passionate Procurement Associate who wants to change the current status quo with healthcare in Sub Saharan Africa.
  • S/he should have proven experience in Quality Management System to help scale to its next stage of growth and expansion.

What You Get To Do

  • Evaluate vendor’s quotation to ensure that they are in line with the technical and commercial specifications required.
  • Evaluate supplier performance based on set criterias
  • Following up on purchase order delivery and supplier invoices
  • Managing the replenishment of stocks.
  • Assist with demand planning
  • Assist to perform all procurement and contracting activities
  • Develop supplier database and establish annual purchasing contracts for lower value, high value items
  • Provide periodic reporting for management on purchasing, controls and processes.
  • Ensure compliance with all laid down processes
  • Ensure transparency, fairness, efficiency and accountability are evident in all dealings
  • Ensure all procured products conform to health and safety established standards for the organization
  • Monitor shelf life of products
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

What It Takes To Succeed

  • First class or a minimum of second class Degree in either Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Chemistry, Physics or Pharmacy
  • 2+ years of experience in Procurement or Supply Chain Management in the pharmaceutical, Retail & FMCG industry.
  • Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management
  • Interest in market dynamics along with business sense
  • Enviable negotiation skills and relationship management skills
  • Working experience of vendor management software
  • Ability to gather and analyze data and work with figures
  • Solid judgment with ability to make good decisions
  • Strong leadership capabilities
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical sector is an added advantage.
  • A ‘change the world’ mindset and a can-do attitude.

Application Closing Date

31st January, 2023.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as subject of the email.

Note: Only qualified candidates will be contacted.