THIS IS A SENIOR EXECUTIVE POSITION AND REPORTS TO THE CEO.
. The incumbent will be responsible for directing and coordinating activities of personnel engaged in the purchasing of stock, evaluating inventory and sales levels for optimum stock levels.
. He/She will be required to ensure that all goods and services are acquired in a timely and cost-effective manner while maintaining purchasing principles of transparency, open competition, integrity and value for money.
. He/She will source quality materials, goods and equipment both locally and internationally to ensure cost effectiveness, timely delivery and maximum plant uptime in accordance with company policies and procedures.
. He/ She will prepare and issue purchase orders and follow up on delivery schedules.
. Acquires materials, goods,equipment and services by issuance of purchase orders in keeping with internal specifications and procedures.
. Ensures that adequate inventory levels are maintained.
. Conducts all relevant follow up activities and maintains appropriate records.
. Excellent negotiation skills
. Knowledge of international trade and logistics
. Specialized training in Procurement / Inventory Control Systems.
. Five (5) years work experience in a similar capacity
. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite