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  • Posted: Jan 21, 2022
    Deadline: Feb 15, 2022
  • Partnering with clients to deliver operational improvement through a flexible and adaptable deployment model is the Myrtle Consulting Group mission. Myrtle is built on more than 25 years of hands-on experience delivering performance improvements to the world’s leading food and beverage, consumer products and life sciences organizations. Our promise to ...
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    Procurement Officer

    Company Description

    Our client is a world-class healthcare facility providing an integrated healthcare delivery platform in emerging markets. They seek to hire Procurement Officers to oversee purchasing activities and ensure that purchased items are both cost-efficient and of high quality. 

    Job Description

    • Ensure timely procurement of goods, services, and works
    • Assist in developing and implementing policies, and administrative systems in line with budgetary allocations in the Hospital for all functions.
    • Discover profitable suppliers and initiate business and organization partnerships.
    • Negotiate with external vendors to secure advantageous terms.
    • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness.
    • Perform risk management for supply contracts and agreements.
    • Control spending and build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs.
    • Receive requisitions for services needed by different units, sections, departments, and the hospital in general, that are required for running it. •
    • Ensure the use of an updated list of pre-qualified suppliers or contractors to supply and provide various services to the hospital.
    • Monitor and ensure that services provided to the hospital by service lenders are sufficient and up to the required specifications and standards in the hospital.
    • Estimate and establish cost parameters and budgets for purchases
    • Create and maintain good relationships with vendors/suppliers
    • Make professional decisions in a fast-paced environment
    • Maintain records of purchases, pricing, and other important data
    • Review and analyze all vendors/suppliers, supply, and price options


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Sciences, Procurement or Supply Chain Management, Accounting or Finance or any related field of study 
    • Science background or work experience in a pharmaceutical/health company would be preferred
    • Professional membership  in Supply Chain Management
    • At least  3-5 years experience in a procurement environment 
    • Computer efficiency skills.
    • Knowledge of contract law is an added advantage.
    • Knowledge of e-procurement systems
    • Good analytical and strategic thinking skills
    • Attention to details
    • Ability to work independently and in teams
    • Good negotiation skills
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft office suite 

    Additional Information

    Remuneration is competitive along with other benefits

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Myrtle Management Consultants on to apply

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