GE NIGERIA (SOURCING SPECIALIST)


ROLE SUMMARY/PURPOSE:
This role is based in Port Harcourt Nigeria and role sits within the strategic sourcing initiatives sub-team of the sourcing function, with the primary objective of supporting GE’s local compliance initiative leading strategic sourcing of select commodities and supporting the sourcing team with reports and analysis to facilitate informed decision making.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Liaising and working closely with global commodity managers as the local owner for assigned commodities

- Developing and executing local sourcing strategies to ensure realization of the business objectives for assigned commodities including but not limited to achieving lowest possible cost for assigned commodities
- Partnering with key local business stakeholders to ensure sourced material and services meet the needs of the business.
- Driving improvements in sourcing processes including escalations due to delivery/quality issues, invoicing/payables issues, contract database management and management reporting.
- Leading the setting up of master service/frame/price agreements for assigned commodities when and where required.
- Ownership & management of the Sourcing Library, ensuring buyers upload all required information as when needed.
- Develop & maintain necessary a suite of reports & other management information to support informed decision making by the Regional sites and Global services leadership team

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma/GED with at least 4 years of experience in a Sourcing role)
- Strong oral and written communication skills.
- Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
- PC proficiency and Integrative team working style
- Strong analytical skills (excellent understanding of excel)

ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS:
Desired Characteristics: Knowledge of Oil & Gas Products

JOB SEGMENTS: Accounts Payable, Database, Engineer, Engineering, Finance, Operations, Strategic Sourcing, Technology

DEADLINE: 17th October, 2012.

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