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4 days ago
July 26, 2021
Male, Female, Other
The Purchasing Manager will initiate the local Purchasing/Procurement of goods and services, as well as vet and process all purchases.
Purchase or contract for supplies, services and equipment required by any using accredited companies and within approved budgets.
Negotiate and make recommendations for suppliers, services and equipment;
Keep abreast of new and current developments in the field of purchasing, prices, market conditions and new products
Successfully set up, establish and maintain the blue print for Central Distribution/Warehousing from company’s main Warehouse to all Branches liaising and working closely with all parties involved – Warehouse, Inventory, Audit, Accounts, Marketing etc.
Maintain an up-to-date vendors’ file, and such other records as are needed for the efficient operation of the purchasing function.
Review of purchasing arrangements with suppliers including price, delivery, performance and discounts to achieve best price purchases.
Audit and provide key advice in developing, reviewing and implementing purchasing processes and practice.
Liaise with Customs officials and Brokers in the receipt of foreign goods [containers, packages etc.]
Monitor the quality of goods received and report/make recommendations on same.
Provide support and advice to management and staff on procurement matters.
Monitor the quality and cost of the goods received and make appropriate recommendations.
Drafting and negotiation of contracts and subsequent administration.
Preparation of Contract changes and amendments.
Review submissions from service providers for conformity to contract specifications and make recommendations on acceptable contracts.
Examine performance requirements, delivery schedules and estimates of costs of materials, equipment and production to ensure completeness and accuracy.
Co-ordinate, complete and review the tender process [documents] for all bids to be submitted.
Actively monitor tender and quotation prices submitted to ensure accuracy.
Degree or Advanced Certification in any purchasing/procurement/supply chain field of study – APICS, logistics or supply chain management
5 years’ experience in a senior purchasing position
Proven history of developing effective inventory management policies