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Company Name: BOSCH AFRICA

Company Location: Nigeria.

About The Company

Bosch Africa – Corporate success at Bosch is determined by innovation capability and an edge in know-how. Accept with us the challenge of new tasks by your willingness to permanently learn something new. Robert Bosch Nigeria Limited, is a growing company of the Bosch group located in Lagos, Nigeria. We operate in the business divisions Packaging Technology, Automotive Aftermarket, Power Tools, Drive and Control, Security Systems and Thermo Technology.

Seniority Level



Electrical & Electronic Manufacturing

Mechanical Or Industrial Engineering 

Industrial Automation

Employment Type


Job Functions

Customer Service


Project Management


  • Indirect purchasing for Nigeria
  • Setup and regular review of material groups and the purchasing strategy
  • Setup a supplier structure aligned with the product and global strategy for Robert Bosch Nigeria
  • Conduct and support supplier decisions and awarding
  • Conduct RFQ validation and comparison
  • Conduct negotiation and contracting according to material group bundling level, reach purchasing ratio target and optimize costs
  • Conduct and coordinate sourcing activities (new projects, localization, 2nd sourcing etc)
  • Cooperation with commodity buyers in other African countries
  • Continuous assessment of supplier performance, contracts and price negotiations
  • Process purchase orders within SAP
  • Secure early involvement by the internal business partner (requestors)

Competencies and Qualifications:

  • University degree in Social Sciences or  its equivalent
  • 3 years experience in indirect purchasing within a comparable organization
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and independently prioritize tasks
  • Good presentation and reporting skills
  • PC literate with very good skills in applications; MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, SAP or its equivalent
  • High customer-orientation, efficient and target-oriented way of working
  • High degree of self-motivation, flexibility, dynamism, responsibility and ownership of tasks
  • Quality of project management (result, due dates, resource allocation)
  • Knowledge of internal processes with regards to purchasing

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