IHS Towers Recruitment 2024/2025

IHS Towers is one of the largest independent owners, operators, and developers of shared telecommunications infrastructure in the world by tower count and is the only towerco solely focused on emerging markets. The Company has more than 40,000 towers across its 11 markets, including Brazil, Cameroon, Colombia, Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, Kuwait, Nigeria, Peru, Rwanda, South Africa, and Zambia.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Manager, Indirect Category Management

Location: Lagos
Job type: Full-time
Department: Procurement
Employee Type: Permanent

Job Description

  • Manage the indirect procurement category, from strategy development to hands-on execution, including supplier market and spend data analysis; preparing and leading sourcing projects; conducting negotiations with suppliers; contracting and implementing supplier agreements; and managing suppliers and contracts.
  • Understand/ analyse IHS spend.
  • Understand/ analyse relevant supply market dynamics and supplier capabilities.
  • Develop category profiles and plans.
  • Manage demand and specifications in collaboration with internal stakeholders.
  • Prepare sourcing strategies.
  • Drive procurement initiatives and sourcing projects across indirect category.

Key Responsibilities

  • Measure and report on procurement category progress and performance.
  • Understand and document business requirements and procurement plan as per category.
  • Align category strategies and procurement plans to manage stakeholder expectations.
  • Provide overall functional leadership across assigned category.
  • Train and coach team-members on category management, sourcing processes, methodology, and tools.
  • Organize and lead business review meetings with suppliers.
  • Ensure supplier issues are effectively captured, managed, and escalated.
  • Fine-tune the procurement processes for category scope.
  • Define and consolidate KPIs and provide feedback to stakeholders.
  • Drive compliance and ensure application of the company’s policies and processes.
  • Implement and manage project governance across assigned category.
  • Deliver savings and internal efficiencies to the business, from cost, quality, process and time perspectives.
  • Develop robust and standard templates for specifications and statement of work.
  • Implement category planning process, resulting in robust plans.
  • Ensure full visibility of category spend, suppliers and business requirements.

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  • Manage reporting of key procurement Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for assigned category.
  • Develop effective sourcing strategies and tactics for category in scope.
  • Lead local and offshore sourcing initiatives and supplier negotiations.
  • Implement best-in-class contracts and supply agreements.
  • Ensure agreements are handed over to stakeholders for day-to-day implementation and management.
  • Lead supplier communication and monitor strategic supplier performance.
  • Constructively challenge demand and specifications from internal stakeholders.
  • Perform other tasks and duties as assigned by the Associate Director, Strategic Sourcing.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • In combination with relevant procurement certification, e.g. APICS CSCP (Certified Supply Chain Professional), CPSM (Certified Professional in Supply Management), etc.
  • Advanced Degree in above relevant disciplines will be an asset.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in an indirect procurement and/ or operations role.
  • Africa and Middle East experience will be an advantage.
  • Strong project management skills leading local and/ or global sourcing and outsourcing activities.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong category management methodology expertise with ability to train and coach others.
  • Proven track record of independently leading sourcing efforts, negotiations and contracting.
  • Demonstrable experience in working on complex sourcing projects as well as with influencing and cross-functional team engagement skills.

How to Apply for IHS Towers Recruitment 2024

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Application Deadline for IHS Towers Recruitment 2024

Not Specified.

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