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Procurement Director Job at Oracle Corporation
« on: Dec 13, 2013, 01:31 AM »
Job Title: Procurement Director

Location: Nigeria

Employer: Oracle – Nigeria

Job description:

The Director of Procurement is a regional role and includes (but is not limited to) the following responsibilities:  

•   Collaborating with the global spend category teams to implement Oracle’s procurement policies and procedures in the African region with a focus on increasing spend under management, cost savings, and risk mitigation

•   Providing leadership and strategic direction across all procurement matters in the African region

•   Negotiating and/or reviewing purchase transactions and associated supplier agreements of varying complexity and for various services to mitigate risk and ensure compliance with Oracle’s guidelines

•   Developing and enforcing corporate policies and monitoring activities to ensure that policy objectives are met

•   Educating internal employees and business partners on corporate policies and procedures

•   Advising internal employees and business partners on the implementation or operation of compliance programs

•   Directing periodic internal reviews or audits to ensure that compliance procedures are followed

•   Identifying emerging risks faced by Oracle entities in the African region and implementing controls to mitigate them

•   Preparing monthly/quarterly risk assessment updates for Corporate Governance Board

Desired Skills and Experience:

•   10+ years of relevant work experience and a BS/BA degree or equivalent

•   6+ years of management experience including hiring and managing a professional staff, setting objectives, measuring and improving performance, establishing best practices, developing and enforcing policy, and making key decisions

•   Procurement experience including sourcing, cost/price analysis, contracting, and supplier management

•   Demonstrated track record of managing programs/projects, meeting deadlines, and driving business process improvement and automation

•   Highly cultivated interpersonal skills and a proven ability to build relationships with and influence individuals both up and down the organizational hierarchy

•   Strong leadership skills including ability to lead in a global organization

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