• Nigeria
  • City

  • Lagos
  • Industry

  • Oil & Gas
  • Job Type

  • Office
  • Posting date

  • May 31, 2024


Helen Nnebuife Ukandu

  • Permanent
  • Nigeria
  • Competitive NGN / Year

Website WTS Energy

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Manager, Supply Chain Operation

May 31, 2024

Job Description


Key Duties:


  • Co-ordinate procurement activities such as Purchasing, Expediting, Logistics and Material Handling, ensuring best value through exploring different purchasing options, whilst complying with the company’s procurement strategy.
  • Design or implement supply chain policies that support business strategies adapted to changing market conditions, new business opportunities, or cost reduction strategies.
  • Drive cost reduction efforts utilizing negotiation techniques, managing transportation costs, and minimize working capital while meeting company objectives.
  • Prepare and process requisitions and purchase orders for supplies and equipment.
  • Perform procurement cost analysis of materials and equipment based on location, time, consolidation points and developed procurement strategy to achieve desired results.
  • Select transportation routes to maximize economy by combining shipments or consolidating warehousing and distribution.


  • Supervise all logistics, distribution, and transportation process, ensuring efficient and optimized service delivery.
  • Keep track of quality, quantity, stock levels, delivery times, transport costs and efficiency within the order cycle.
  • Ensure adherence to delivery standards, efficiencies, and regulatory requirements.
  • Approve and coordinate routes mapping and schedules.
  • Develop and monitor compliance to policies or procedures for logistics activities.


  • Build and maintain an effective database for tracking OEMs, OEM accredited distributors, stockists, and equipment suppliers.
  • Appraise vendor manufacturing ability of materials, equipment or supplies through on-site visits and measurements to determine product availability and terms of sales.
  • Monitor supplier performance to assess ability to meet quality and delivery requirements.
  • Resolve vendor or contractor grievances, and claims against suppliers.


  • Negotiate prices, terms and delivery schedules with contractors and vendors / manufacturers to achieve cost reduction.
  • Monitor the status of live contracts and purchase orders.
  • Review and develop technical/commercial tenders to enhance the quality of tenders submitted to meet client’s specification and standards.


  • Provide guidance and support on all major Tenders and service contracts; Develop and review technical/commercial tenders to enhance the quality of tenders submitted to meet client’s specification and standards.
  • Evaluate tenders and select providers in an objective and rigorous way, in line with established guidelines and principles.
  • Review of information about demands and derivation of supply and proposal preparations.
  • Clarification of bid conditions and management of Tender preparations.
  • Proactive monitoring of bids to ensure outcome is aligned with the organization’s success threshold.
  • Contribution in cost and price calculations.
  • Timely preparation and coordination of tenders to enable critical review and amendments prior to submission deadlines.
  • Manage the bid / proposal win strategy and ensure full traceability and rigour in executing the strategy.
  • Ensure that the strategy is continually reviewed to reflect changing circumstances.
  • Sell the strategy internally and to stakeholders.
  • Define and communicate a vision providing focus and energy for the sharing of knowledge.
  • Create and sustain inspiration, energy and focus over time.
  • Influence and implement commercial strategy to meet the winning price.
  • ▪Define cost drivers and pricing.
  • Think ‘out of the box’ and advise on the implications of different options.


  • Analyse inventory, market, and delivery systems to determine how to increase inventory turns, reduce waste, or optimize customer service.
  • Design or implement warehousing strategies for production materials or finished products.
  • Maintain records of goods ordered and received.


  • Document physical supply chain processes, such as workflows, cycle times, position responsibilities, or system flows.
  • Prepare timely and accurate reports on Supply Chain Management activities and performance against established targets to the CEO.


  • Maintain good relationship with internal and external customers and lead customer satisfaction projects.
  • Research suppliers and maintaining strong business relationships.
  • Build and maintain effective and cooperative relationship with relevant government regulatory agencies.
  • Put in place Supply Chain strategies to improve the company’s competitive edge.
  • Establish and manage a database of approved efficient Customs clearing agents.
  • Establish and manage a data base of approved efficient transportation companies.
  • Coordinate client inspections of facilities/equipment, material movement and clearing.


  • Process Mapping of current supply chain processes, develop and implement improvement initiatives.
  • Develop supply chain Standard Operating Procedures and drive compliance.
  • Define performance metrics for measurement, comparison, or evaluation of supply chain factors, such as product cost or quality.
  • Ensure performance is adequately captured, analysed, and utilized for improvement activities.
  • Manage Sales, Inventory, and Operations Planning (SIOP) process to support revenue forecast, improve On
  • Time Delivery (OTD), eliminate material shortages, increase inventory turns, and identify production capacity constraints.
  • Select, train, evaluate and develop supply chain staff to facilitate the attainment of company objectives.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business management, Supply Chain, Engineering, or another related field
  • MBA or MSc (Added Advantage)
  • Certification in Supply Chain Management required.
  • Certification in Project Management


  • Minimum 12 years’ Supply Chain experience with at least 5 years in supervisory capacity in the oil and gas industry


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