+1 (868)285-9JOB/ +1 (868) 293-0678 #143 Wrightson Road, Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago WI. Mon - Sat 8.00 - 18.00. Sunday CLOSED

Purchasing/ Procurement Manager

  • Location:
    NORTH - PORT OF SPAIN, WOODBROOK, ST. JAMES, MORVANT NORTH - PORT OF SPAIN, WOODBROOK, ST. JAMES, MORVANT NORTH - PORT OF SPAIN, WOODBROOK, ST. JAMES, MORVANT NORTH - PORT OF SPAIN, WOODBROOK, ST. JAMES, MORVANT
  • Salary:
    negotiable
  • Posted:
    3 months ago
  • Category:
    ADMINISTRATIVE, BUSINESS-ADMIN, CLERICAL,
  • Deadline:
    February 10, 2020
  • Gender:
    Male, Female, Other

JOB DESCRIPTION

PURCHASING/PROCUREMENT MANAGER

 

The Purchasing/Procurement Manager will initiate the local Purchasing/Procurement of goods and services, as well as vet and process foreign purchases under the Supervision and guidance of the Managing Director as follows:

 

Purchasing

  • 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.

Contract Management

  • 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.

Tendering

  • 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.

 

Requirements

  • 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
  • Knowledge of LEAN principles of planning
  • Financial acumen
  • Supervisory experience
  • High competency in Microsoft Office applications

 

Key Skills and Competencies

  • Communication skills
  • Negotiating skills
  • Networking skills
  • Planning and organizational skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Problem-solving

 

 

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