Purchasing Officer
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Purchasing Officer

Purchasing Officer

Location: Rivers State

Employment Type: Full time


Performing on a day to day basis the purchasing activities of a supply office, analyzing market sources and competitive pricing conditions among different suppliers in order to ensure an ongoing supply of goods, following the procurement procedures and according to standards and protocols. Including the following activities:

Constantly assessing the local market, seeking products and suppliers that offer the best value for money and negotiating prices in order to guarantee the best quality and pricing for goods and commodities. Regularly upda-ting the supplier-item-price data on the supply office and informing the Supply (Activity) Officer / Logistics Supervisor of all information or modifications to the data i.e. price, address, items available

At the request of the line manager, obtaining different quotations from suppliers according to the Purchasing policy and placing purchase orders to pre-selected suppliers with whom prices have been agreed.

Requesting invoices or receipts, without delay, for all purchases, checking they are correctly filled and translating information written in local language before approval.

Managing the administrative and accounting procedures related to purchases: completing purchase orders, checking delivery notes (against orders), managing advances issued by the Finance Department, etc. Updating information on purchase lists after purchases are made

Assisting in reception control process with the storekeeper

Performing delegated tasks according to his / her activity and as specified in his/her job description.


HND/BSC Degree or Diploma in Supply Chain, Purchasing desirable

Over 2 years' experience in supply chain related jobs

Computer literacy.

Results and Quality Orientation, Teamwork and Cooperation

Behavioural, Flexibility, Service Orientation, Stress Management.

Application Closing Date

31st May, 2023

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: jobs@choicetalents.com.ng using the Job Title as subject of the mail.