Head, Procurement & Vendor Management Jobs Ecobank Nigeria


Ecobank Nigeria is recruiting for the position of a Head, Procurement & Vendor Management. 

General Job Information

Job Title:      Head, Procurement & Vendor Management

Reports to:   Head, Ecobank Business Services

Location:      Ecobank Pan African Center

Job Purpose

Responsible for planning and leading of strategic sourcing projects; building and leading cross-functional teams for strategic sourcing project execution.

Effective vendor assessment prior to engagement

Responsible for promoting and driving the use of e-Procurement tool- the Ariba System.

To develop spend demand forecast for the Bank.

Ensure standardization of commodities across the bank.

Engage vendors to ensure best value for price and co-create cost savings opportunities for Ecobank.

Ensure all budgeted items are not exceeded.

Ensure year on year reduction on expenses managed by the unit.

Run contract re-negotiation program with the objective of reducing costs.

Meet Top Spend vendors and draw an action plan for a strong partner


Job Context

Ecobank Nigeria Limited & External Organisations

Key Responsibilities


·        Perform all procurement and contracting activities for Services spend transactions – tender management, negotiation etc.

·        Collaborating with vendors for work tools not on Ariba catalogue

·        Ensure timely delivery of all specialized project requests.

·        Identify cost reduction opportunities/ devise and employ fruitful sourcing strategies to maintain security of supply and ensure direct savings and cost avoidance

·        Supplier evaluation to ensure compliance to company standards

·        Data Management/ Reporting –maintain and review all records of services secured including costs, deliveries, and inventories.

·        Implement the units’ strategy and ensure compliance with policy and service delivery targets

·        Develop and maintain key relationships across functional collaborations with internal customers and suppliers

·        Conduct/attend business review sessions with key stakeholders.

·        Sourcing of quotes and negotiations with vendors for non-catalogue requests

·        Follows up with PVM Team on regularization of Audit/ICG exceptions.


Job Profile

Experience & Qualifications

·        Minimum of a BSc

·        Minimum of 5 years’ cognate banking experience

·        Procurement Certification will be an advantage… CIPS

Skills, Capabilities & Personal attributes

·        Sound core credit skills

·        Exposure to process Re-Engineering

·        Interpersonal skill

·        Leadership / Supervisory

·        Analytical/problem solving skill

·        Computer appreciation (word- processing/Spreadsheet/PowerPoint)

·        Excellent customer service orientation

·        Negotiation skills

Method of Application

Interested and qualified applicants should follow the link below to submit CV and application letter.

Location: Lagos, Nigeria             

Degree Level: Bachelor's Degree

Job Schedule: Full time

Application Deadline: 05/05/2023, 06:00 PM


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