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Key Tasks and Responsibilities
Reviewing, comparing and analysing products and services to be purchased.
Managing inventories, maintaining accurate purchase, and pricing records.
Maintaining and updating supplier information such as qualifications, delivery times, product ranges, etc.
Maintaining good supplier relations and negotiating contracts.
Works with vendors to schedule shipping and delivery times.
Enter order details (e.g. vendors, quantities, prices) into internal databases.
Receive orders, verify that the correct items and amounts have been delivered, and properly store the material.
Verify current inventory levels and keep records to prevent inventory gaps.
Verify that product information, shipping information, cost and delivery dates are all correct before obtaining authorization to place an order.
Evaluates the quality and appropriateness of supplies and equipment; conducts cost/quality comparisons prior to submitting requests to the General Coordinator.
Confers with officials from all facility units to determine purchasing needs and specifications.
Research, evaluate prospective suppliers, maintains contact with vendors regarding orders and merchandise, new products, market conditions, and trends; coordinates purchasing from on-site vendors not associated with university procurement operations.
Receives, inspects, and distributes merchandise to appropriate individuals; files damage claims with freight companies or vendors.
Maintain updated records of purchased products, delivery information and invoices.
Coordinate with warehouse staff to ensure proper storage.
Working to improve purchasing systems and processes.
Ensuring that all procured items meet the required quality standards and specifications.
Perform other task as assigned.
Competency and Technical Skills Required
BSc degree in or business administration or supply chain management
Proven working experience as a Purchasing Manager/officer.
Good and Vast Knowledge of procurement processes, policies and procedures.
Talent in negotiations and networking.
Aptitude in decision-making and working with numbers
Proven experience managing supply chain operations.
Experience using supply chain management software and tools, including Oracle etc.
In-depth knowledge of preparing and reviewing contracts, invoicing, and negotiation terms.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, and Access).
Highly organized and detail-oriented.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
Good time management and organizational skills.
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: email@example.com using the position as subject of email.
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