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Become a Procurement Director for Oracle in Nigeria

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The American multinational computer technology cooperation Oracle has announce it’s intention to fill it’s vacant position for a procurement director in the Nigeria sector.

The vacant is open for all qualified applicant residing within the borders of Nigeria. See below for Job details and requirements.

Job Responsibilities

The Director of Procurement is a regional role and includes (but is not limited to) the following responsibilities:

  • Collaborating with the global spend category teams to implement Oracle’s procurement policies and procedures in the African region with a focus on increasing spend under management, cost savings, and risk mitigation
  • Providing leadership and strategic direction across all procurement matters in the African region
  • Negotiating and/or reviewing purchase transactions and associated supplier agreements of varying complexity and for various services to mitigate risk and ensure compliance with Oracle’s guidelines
  • Developing and enforcing corporate policies and monitoring activities to ensure that policy objectives are met
  • Educating internal employees and business partners on corporate policies and procedures
  • Advising internal employees and business partners on the implementation or operation of compliance programs
  • Directing periodic internal reviews or audits to ensure that compliance procedures are followed
  • Identifying emerging risks faced by Oracle entities in the African region and implementing controls to mitigate them
  • Preparing monthly/quarterly risk assessment updates for Corporate Governance Board

Desired Skills and Experience

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  • 10+ years of relevant work experience and a BS/BA degree or equivalent
  • 6+ years of management experience including hiring and managing a professional staff, setting objectives, measuring and improving performance, establishing best practices, developing and enforcing policy, and making key decisions
  • Procurement experience including sourcing, cost/price analysis, contracting, and supplier management
  • Demonstrated track record of managing programs/projects, meeting deadlines, and driving business process improvement and automation
  • Highly cultivated interpersonal skills and a proven ability to build relationships with and influence individuals both up and down the organizational hierarchy
  • Strong leadership skills including ability to lead in a global organization

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Ebenezer Obasi
Ebenezer Obasi
A web developer, IT graduate, terrible entrepreneur and a man of a few other incongruous talents, Ebenezer has been programming and writing on technology since 2012, and plans to do so until a few days before his ultimate fate: cryogenic preservation. If resurrected, he is likely to go back to his old habits.

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