Author Topic: Etisalat Nigeria Job Vacancies: Head, Technical Procurement  (Read 962 times)


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Etisalat is one of the leading telecommunications company with presence in 16 countries across Africa, Middle East, and Asia. As we continue to replicate our global reputation for innovation and quality of service in Nigeria, we invite applications for the following position(s):

Position: Head, Technical Procurement

Reporting to the director-Procurement

Our Ideal Candidate:
• Coordinates the procurement, tendering and contracting processes for all goods and services required by the Engineering and Information Technology functions.
• Ensures compliance with defined procurement policies and guidelines in all procurement activities
• Provides relevant input in the articulation and implementation of the procurement strategy for Etisalat Nigeria
• Identifies resources, personnel; and funding required to achieve the unit’s strategy
• Establishes and maintains relationships with key internal and external stakeholders (including suppliers, vendors and contractors)
• Coordinates vendor listing and delisting for goods and services required by the Engineering and Information Technology functions
• Liaises with relevant unit heads to identify and receive procurement/purchase requirements
• Ensures the conduct of on-going market surveys to identify various sources of supply and obtain competitive prices for all categories of goods and services to be purchased
• Provides input in the development of effective procurement tracking systems to ensure prompt processing of procurement requisitions from the Engineering and Information Technology functions
• Ensures cost efficient processing of the procurement needs of user departments in compliance with procurement policies and procedures
• Participates in the evaluation of vendor performance and implementation of remedial actions to ensure vendor performance
• Provides leadership and guidance to team members and manage sub-ordinates performance towards the achievement of overall team objectives
• Prepares /compiles agreed periodic activity and performance reports for the attention of the Director Procurement

Ideal Candidate should possess:
• A first degree in a relevant discipline
• Post-graduate /professional qualification(s) in a related field (an added advantage)
• Eight (8) to twelve (12) years relevant work experience, with at least three(3) years procurement experience in a managerial role within the telecommunications industry

Interested candidates are expected to:
• Be highly focused and success driven
• Be strategic and analytical thinkers
• Possess excellent communication skills (oral and written)
• Possess high levels of integrity and self regulation

How to Apply:
• Prepare your most recent curriculum vitae as a Microsoft Word document and save in your full name
• Quote reference code of your desired position as subject and send your CV to the following email address latest 13th July, 2010 to

All applications will be treated in confidence and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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