Apply for Lumos Nigeria Job Recruitment 2022/2023

Lumos Nigeria is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the vacant job positions in their company. Interested candidates should kindly follow the job application guidelines below to apply successfully.

Lumos offers clean and affordable solar power to a market of 1.3 billion potential customers who live off the electricity grid. Lumos enables people to replace hazardous and expensive kerosene generators and lanterns with modern solar electricity that can power lights, cellphones, fans, computers, TVs, and other small electronic devices (all at once, every day). By offering Solar Power as a Service, Lumos offers homes and small businesses a simple and affordable way to pay for electricity in small instalments using their mobile phones.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Procurement Manager

Location: Sanya (Mile 2), Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Develop in collaboration with respective departmental strategies, standard operating procedures and sustainable cost improvement processes
  • Devise and implement practical sourcing strategies for local and international market.
  • Initiate business relationships with suppliers
  • Negotiate with vendors to secure advantageous terms
  • Approve the ordering of necessary goods and services
  • Finalize purchase order details
  • Examine and revise existing contracts.
  • Track and report key performance indicators to reduce expenses and improve efficiency.
  • Manage risk through analysis of data and control strategies.
  • Monitoring of Purchase Orders.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Logistics or Supply Chain
  • Professional Certification in Inventory Management will be an added advantage
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Excellent written and spoken English, other languages are an advantage.
  • Strong business acumen
  • Minimum of 5 years proven work experience in procurement or cognate role
  • Working experience with Inventory Management programs; knowledge of ERP will be an advantage
  • Good record keeping (computerized) and purchase order experience
  • Talent in networking and strong negotiation skills
  • Detail oriented with strong organization skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strive for excellence
  • Excellent relational and communication skills
  • Reliable and responsible team player
  • Ability to work independently with little direct supervision and apply own initiative.

Job Title: Assistant Manager, Procurement

Location: Sanya (Mile 2), Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • We are looking for a resourceful Procurement (Assistant) Manager with a startup mentality and a mature disposition.
  • The ideal candidate for this role combines having specific knowledge on import and export of goods with the ability to hands-on run a procurement function that sources goods and services with the right quality at the right price.
  • Lumos specifically invites both experienced Procurement managers as well as talented Procurement officers to apply as the Company is a firm believer that excellence, commitment and maturity are not a function of age or job title but are a function of talent and drive to be successful.

Job Responsibilities

  • Import and export of goods, including customs clearing and sourcing for air and sea freight service providers.
  • Set up procurement function in line with international best in class standards.
  • Lead procurement process and ensure for on time delivery of the agreed goods and services against the best possible price.
  • Maintain professional relationship with the vendors focused on continuous improvement of the contractual terms, based on a win-win approach.
  • Plans, directs, and manages the international and local procurement activities
  • Manages the import/export process from door-to-door and hands-on manages all parties involved. This includes communication with foreign vendors, shippers, and agents.
  • Owns the process for local ordering and purchases of goods and services for all the departments and manages the PO/PR process in our ERP system
  • Develops strong relationships with the supplier/vendor community that allows for long term positive growth and better quality and pricing.
  • Negotiates strongly to ensure best combination of quality, price, and payment terms.
  • Implement procurement policies and enforcing agreed SLA on vendors and contractors.
  • Partner with all stake holders to provide quality service and positive (internal) customer experience.
  • Ensures that vendors follow up from queries from stakeholders as queries are escalated.
  • Be consistent in aligning all activities with our Governance procedures.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree / HND or equivalent
  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant work experience as a procurement officer/manager or related position
  • Pro-active personality
  • High sense of ownership of the allocated tasks
  • Feels responsible for his/her own success and the success of the company
  • Solid understanding of and hands-on experience with import/export processes
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel)
  • Ability to negotiate, establish, and administer contracts
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate in a professional and mature manner with local and foreign vendors
  • Accurate and precise, attention to detail and structured work approach
  • Ability to work well with management and staff at all levels
  • Goal-oriented, organized team player
  • Uncompromisable integrity.

Job Title: Assistant Accountant

Location: Sanya (Mile 2), Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Responsibilities

  • Ensures the integrity of accounting information by recording, verifying, consolidating, and entering transactions. This will help management to make the right decisions for the business to grow.
  • Preparing and verifying payment instructions
  • Checking vendor invoices against goods delivery notes and approval for rendered services
  • Reconciling bank balances to ensure effective control over the financial information
  • Preparing and checking of sales orders
  • Checking and verifying correct movement of stock in the ERP
  • Review and ensure Withholding Tax (WHT) are deducted correctly from Vendor Invoices and subsequently remitted promptly to the respective tax authority (FIRS and LIRS) accordingly.
  • Assist with preparing monthly/quarterly financial analysis packets for management
  • Assist with financial modeling and support the business by reviewing cost and sales price calculations
  • Provide general accounting support
  • Help with accounts receivable management
  • Provide support for annual budgeting process
  • Present data-driven recommendations to the finance team
  • Secures financial information by completing database backups.
  • Carry out all other duties as delegated by Senior Officer.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant field
  • Minimum of 2 years of work experience.
  • Knowledge of MS Excel and Accounting software.
  • ICAN and ACCA certifications is an added advantage.
  • In-depth understanding of business bookkeeping procedures.
  • Solid knowledge of accounting regulations.
  • Excellent math skills with an attention to detail.
  • High integrity and can keep confidential information.
  • Time-management.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

What Working at Lumos Offers

  • At Lumos we find it important to develop our staff to be amongst the best people working in the Nigerian Solar Tech Eco-system.
  • We offeracompetitivecompensationpackage where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance.
  • A knowledgeable, high-achieving, experienced and fun team.
  • Amazing opportunities for career progression.
  • Health care benefit and Pension.

Application Closing Date
12th August, 2022.

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