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Purchasing Officer at Amber Residence Limited

Amber Residence Limited – We are one of the leading and fastest growing hotel and leisure groups in Africa with business and resort destinations throughout Ghana, Nigeria and Zimbabwe.

We are currently recruiting to fill the below position:

Job Title: Purchasing Officer

Location: Lagos


  • Forecast procurement needs.
  • Build and develop relationships with key reputable manufacturers/suppliers
  • Secure (3 – 5) manufacturers for each product at varying costs and qualities
  • Obtain best pricing terms with manufacturers/suppliers
  • Obtain best credit facilities, terms of payments and profit margins with manufacturers/suppliers
  • Perform a market survey on supplier’s prices and products every quarter.
  • Review quotations; negotiate prices, delivery terms with manufacturers and suppliers.
  • Prepare purchase requisitions, approve and issue purchase orders in accordance with company policy and negotiated terms and conditions.
  • Maintain procurement files in orderly fashion and updated by the day.
  • Provide price lists and product knowledge materials to Financial Controller from time to time.
  • Discuss defective or unacceptable delivered goods with clients, manufacturers and transporters to determine cause of problems while taking corrective and preventive action immediately.
  • Manage vendor relationships and assist in building effective partnerships with manufacturers/suppliers.
  • Initiate and design department policies & procedures in developing and implementing purchasing strategies for products.
  • Responsible for planning, developing and buying materials, parts, supplies and equipments in a timely and cost effective way, timely manner while maintaining appropriate quality standards and specifications.
  • Develop and review purchase requests and ensure authorization as necessary to facilitate the timely purchase of the Residence supplies products.
  • Maintaining minimum re-order levels before placing orders
  • Gathering market, customer information and providing feedback on future buying trends.
  • Checking quantities of goods displayed and those that are in stock.
  • Any other duty as assigned by the Financial Controller.


  • Minimum Qualification: B.Sc or HND in any Social/Management related discipline
  • Professional certification in CIPSMN (Charted Institute of Purchasing and Supply Management of Nigeria) will be an added advantage.

Required Experience:


  • Ability to detect risk areas
  • Ability to meet the requirements of the workplace on time
  • Ability to ensure that all documents are kept safe and in a retrievable manner
  • Ability to relate professionally with members of staff
  • Knowledge on ACCPAC I/T application would be an added advantage
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Application Closing Date
16th January, 2018.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to:
The Head,

Human Resources Department,

Amber Residence Limited,

16 Esugbayi Street,

GRA, Ikeja,

Lagos State.


E-mail their CV’s to: [email protected]


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