• New Job Offer in a Fully Registered Private Limited Liability Company

  • Posted on: 6 November, 2014 Deadline: 20 November, 2014
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  • Bradfield Consulting - Our client is a fully registered private limited liability company with several subsidiaries, including a Guest House, Press and Bookshop, and Pharmaceuticals.

    Due to restructuring, our client is now looking to recruit a Procurement Manager to manage the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of procurement for the facilities.

    Procurement Manager

     

    Job Description

    •     The aim of each subsidiary is to maintain and promote vigorous and sustainable growth based on delivering a high quality service to its clientèle.
    •     The challenges are fresh, the atmosphere is high energy and the growth opportunities are endless. Are you versatile and cool under pressure? Does your “can do” attitude prevail over a fast-paced work environment? We are on the lookout for you.

    Purpose Statements:
    Responsible for buying the best quality equipment, goods and services for the company at the most competitive rates.

    Key Deliverables:

    •     Conducting research to ascertain the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules and quality.
    •     Working with suppliers to ensure that key processes are running efficiently and cost-effectively.
    •     Contract management and negotiation.
    •     Contract administration, quality assurance, modification of special terms, and contract closeout or termination.
    •     Evaluating bids and making recommendations based on commercial and technical factors.
    •     Developing an organisation's purchasing strategy.
    •     Understanding and keeping up with new trends and regulations in the business.
    •     Dealing with international suppliers.
    •     Forecasting levels of demand for services and products to meet the business needs and keeping a constant check on stock levels.
    •     Identifying potential suppliers, visiting existing suppliers, building and maintaining good relationships with them.
    •     Liaising between suppliers, manufacturers, relevant internal departments and customers.
    •     Keeping contract files and using them as reference for the future.
    •     Forecasting price trends and their impact on future activities.
    •     Giving presentations about market analysis and possible growth.
    •     Establish and enforce procedures to ensure proper recording and tracking of all items purchased by the organization.
    •     Producing reports and statistics using computer software.
    •     Ensuring suppliers are aware of business objectives.
    •     Attending meetings and trade conferences.
    •     Training and supervising the work of other members of staff.
    •     Work with all suppliers to ensure they comply with all environmental regulations.
    •     Develop cost saving structure for the organization.
    •     Any other duties as assigned by line manager.

    Knowledge/Skills:

    •     Good spoken and written communication skills
    •     Excellent negotiating and networking skills
    •     Mathematical ability, to work with figures and budgets
    •     Good judgement and analytical ability
    •     An organised approach
    •     Accuracy and attention to detail
    •     Good business sense
    •     Leadership skills and the ability to work well as part of a team
    •     The ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

    Minimum Qualification / Experience

    •     Previous Inventory / Buying or Procurement experience is essential
    •     A relevant Bachelor's Degree from a recognised University
    •     At least four years of experience in procurement/sourcing/material planning with strong negotiation skills
    •     Previous work experience in the hospitality industry will be an added advantage.

    Personality Traits:

    •     Ability to manage multiple tasks and establish effective work priorities
    •     Ability to work effectively in all environments
    •     Strong analytical and organizational skills
    •     Proactive and team work
    •     Demonstrated oral and written communication skills

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should click here to apply online.

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