BolloreTransport & Logistics Nigeria was established in 1961. Our national headquarters is located in Lagos. In addition to the major ports of Lagos and Port Harcourt, Bollore Transport & Logistics Nigeria has operations throughout the country, including in the capital of Abuja 

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Procurement Manager

Job Location: Lagos

Employment Type: Full-timeJob Summary

  • Formulation, implementation and monitoring of procurement policies, procedures and processes aimed at the effective, efficient and transparent achievement of Bollore’s strategic objectives, cost and wastage reduction, and vendor/supplier engagement
  • Partnership with cost centre owners and functional heads to efficiently and effectively maximize the value they receive from suppliers to meet their objectives.
  • Working with business units to drive centralized direct and indirect sourcing and procurement efforts.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

Head the Procurement Unit:

  • Develop and institutionalise the Procurement function of BTLN
  • Responsible for Procurement planning and direction while managing the central procurement activities of the BTNL
  • Formalise procurement processes and communicate clearly with all HODs and budget holders Generate short, middle and long-term savings and follow them up with KPIs
  • Generate relevant reports to the Finance Director and CEO on purchasing, controls and processes.

Develop systems, processes and SOPs:

  • Build a team with the capability to drive procurement processes across the organisation
  • Develop and implement policies, procedures and processes to maintain the economy and efficiency of operations
  • Advise on and ensure compliance with procurement procedures and processes
  • Set up a user-friendly framework to manage all purchases (from preparation bid/tender documents, receipt and analysis of offers, the appointment of suppliers, coordination of acceptance tests with technical teams, etc.)
  • Driving procurement Processes and Activities
  • Liaise with heads of user departments to determine their procurement requirements
  • Prepare bid documents, tenders and recommend procurement approach and methods Communicate with suppliers in matters relating to the placement of orders and responding to their inquiries
  • Prepares and issues purchase orders; determines and negotiates prices, delivery and credit terms; buys according to established company policies and procedures; maintains accurate purchasing records.
  • Evaluate inventory reorder levels and quantity price breaks to determine the most economical purchasing of inventory and supplies in relation to the company's cost of capital.

Supplier Management:

  • Analyse and qualify suppliers in accordance with the Company’s policy. Maintain a list of prequalified suppliers for the range of Company goods, services and works
  • Responsible for efficient purchasing of inventory, supplies and capital equipment for the company. Receives purchase requisitions and verifies for accuracy and authorization(s).
  • Sources new vendors when necessary.
  • Responsible for evaluating, assessing and selecting vendors based on capabilities, performance and consistent quality assurance.
  • Maintains rapport and good working relationships with vendors; keeps accurate vendor records.

Continuous Improvement:

  • Performs other purchasing or inventory control duties as necessary or as requested.
  • Implement change and develop new processes to better procure goods and services.
  • Analyse market and delivery trends to develop procurement technologies and processes that support those trends.
  • Identify areas for improvement to continually drive performance and business results.
  • Review current processes for procurement and make recommendations where appropriate.
  • Any other job that may be assigned that falls within your job capabilities.

Targets and Goals:

  • % of Cost Savings Delivered vs. Budget
  • % of Contract compliance by Suppliers
  • % POT (Payment on Time) Achieved
  • No. of Procurement Committee meetings.

Experience & Qualifications

  • A minimum of a First Degree or its equivalent
  • At least 8 years experience in Procurement, Sourcing or Purchasing in a reputable organisation
  • Professional certification in Purchasing and Supply Management
  • Proven track record of customer and efficient resource management.

Skills and Attitude:

  • Good organisation skills
  • Strong Leadership skills
  • Team player
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Planning and Budgeting
  • Procurement Management
  • Supplier Management
  • Financial Acumen
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficient in all Microsoft tools.

Job Position: Cost Controller

Job Location: Lagos

Employment Type: Full-timeMain Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Build & adapt process & organizations
  • Developing and maintaining reporting and budget procedures (6 companies)
  • Inform his/her management of any information relevant regarding our business activity or environment (rate variation, a new contract with customers)
  • Identify issues raised during operations processing whatever in his scope

Job Duties

  • Update and follow reporting database on a monthly basis
  • Update on a monthly basis the follow up of the provision for all entities and all trades Comment the NWC variation on a monthly basis
  • Compute the tax on a monthly basis
  • Communicate the GM to management on a weekly basis
  • Ensure that all financial transactions are properly recorded, filed, and reported Improving efficiencies and reducing costs across the business
  • Innovation & Continuous Improvement
  • Create new templates and follow up based on the feedback received from headquarter and local management “Thinking out of the box”; looking for new ways to address old problems.


  • 100% of monthly GM reports send on 1st day of the week before 9 a.m.
  • Database updated for monthly report J+1.5 based on HQ deadlines
  • 100% of NWC comments send to HQ J+3
  • Controls that Balance sheet accounts are correctly matched and cleared on a monthly basis Monthly reporting sent on J+3'


  • Business software functions (Osiris, Shuttle, Spot, Alfa, Ipaki, Iris, Maximo) & reports.

Qualifications / Required Skills

  • Interested candidates should possess a Bachelor's Degree
  • At least 5 years in accounting / financial Analysis / business analysis/ internal audit / statutory audit
  • ACA or equivalent
  • Very Good knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Excellent communicator.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job position as the subject of the mail. 

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