Clinical procurement and inventory officer

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  • Support clinical project unit
  • Support facilities management
  • Consistently conduct market surveys to compare and contract the cost of goods and services.
  • Managing our supplier data
  • Quality audit for suppliers 
  • Requesting for quotations from suppliers
  • Forecasting of products
  • Analysis in terms of cost and provide up to date reports
  • Management of clinical inventories
  • Devise and use fruitful sourcing strategies
  • Discover profitable suppliers and initiate business and organisation partnerships
  • Negotiate with external vendors to secure advantageous terms
  • Approve the ordering of necessary goods and services
  • Finalise purchase details of orders and deliveries
  • Examine and test existing contracts
  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
  • Collaborate with key persons to ensure clarity of the specifications and expectations of the company
  • Foresee alterations in the comparative negotiating ability of suppliers and clients
  • Expect unfavourable events through analysis of data and prepare control strategies
  • Perform risk management for supply contracts and agreements
  • Control spend and build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs


  • Manages and monitors all inventory and stock across all clinical and non-clinical units to ensure utmost efficiency.
  • Managing the store, laboratory, supplies etc.
  • Prevention of stock outs by ensuring stock levels are within acceptable set limits
  • Manages all documentation pertaining to inventory management across the Clinic.
  • Prevention of wastage and pilferage.
  • Ensure proper periodic reporting of departmental utilization
  • As much as possible, ensuring that all units adhere to the approved inventory lists.
  • Liaising with all clinical and non-clinical teams to determine efficiency of approved inventory lists; making recommendations for removal and inclusion of inventory items.
  • Prompt submission of Request for Supply for Procurement.


Supplier Management

  • Responsible for dealing with all registered suppliers.
  • Negotiating and liaising with suppliers to ensure prompt and efficient Supply of ordered goods to clinics.
  • Ensure proper validation of Supplier deliveries including proper documentation required for validation.
  • Ensure proper accounting/administration of Supplier invoices and prompt submission to Accounts/Finance.
  • Proper record keeping of all Requested stock Items to ensure prompt and efficient periodic review of historical records of item utilization.
  • Sourcing and auditing suppliers; making recommendations for Supplier registrations.
  • Assists with periodic/quarterly market price review of all registered inventory items.




Minimum years of experience


Desired Skills
coordination /active listening /speaking
Other Requirements


 Essential Competencies

  • Experience: 3+ Years’ experience in Clinical Operations (2 of which must be specifically in Clinical Procurement).
  • Degree in disciplines of Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Logistics or related course. 
  • Must have worked in the Procurement unit of a Clinic or Diagnostic centre.
  • Must have effective bargaining power.
  • Must be good with using excel.
  • Must have an in-depth understanding of Inventory Management.




  • Coordination- Ability to adjust actions in relation to others’ actions.
  • Active Listening- Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Speaking- Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Critical Thinking- Using Logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions and approaches to problems.
  • Persuasion- Persuading others to change their minds or behaviour.
  • Negotiation- Bringing others together and trying to reconcile difference.
  • Management of Materials Resources- Obtaining and seeing to appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to certain work.
  • Management of Financial Resources
  • Proven working experience as a procurement officer
  • Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques as well as a dexterity in “reading” the market.
  • Talent in negotiations and networking.
  • Good knowledge of supplier or third party management software
  • Aptitude in decision-making and working with numbers
  • Experience in collecting and analysing data
  • Strong leadership capabilities

Personal qualities

  • Seller character
  • Good with excel
  • Intelligent
  • Hardworking 
  • “Friendly” but yet “Firm”
  • Strong level of Integrity


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Jemi-Neil Consulting is an organization with two core diverse areas: International Education Consultancy (University & College Placements) & Human Resources Consultancy focusing on executing various HR strategic initiatives in order for its clients to maximize its best in people. We offer end to end HR services ranging from Talent Sourcing & Recruitment, Training & Development, Outsourcing through to Performance Management....
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Job Summary
August 24, 2017
Offer Type
Full time
Minimum of 3years
Salary Range
N900,000.00 - N1,200,000.00K
September 8, 2017
Procurement/ Purchasing
Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
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