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6 Oct 2017

PROCUREMENT MANAGER

Job Description

PROCUREMENT MANAGER

Aquaculture, Lusaka, Zambia

 

Our Client in the Aquaculture Industry seeks a Procurement Manager to manage their operations, for immediate employment.

 

JOB SPECIFICATION

 

REPORTING STRUCTURE

Reporting To: Operations Manager

Supervision Of: Procurement department

Interacts With: Clients, Suppliers, Customers, Management

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Negotiating for the best possible terms and placing orders for the supply of goods and services to meet planned customer requirements

Evaluate received quotations and make commercial recommendations

To expedite orders to ensure timely delivery of goods and services

Develop and maintain a culture of procurement cost savings through price negotiations and reduction of risk

Liaison with stock/stores keepers and end users in managing inventory levels on continuous basis.

Assist in the preparation of Procurement Plans

Carry out market research on existing and new sources of supply and market development in the quest for continuous and improved service delivery

Facilitate the process of shipping, trucking and transporting of goods

Receive goods on behalf of the Company and arrange for such deliveries to the end users

Performs special projects/tasks as assigned by the CEO, Head Commercial Operations, Head Farm Operations or Departmental Managers

Responsible for generating monthly procurement reports, identify and investigate unusual items and reports accordingly.

Responsible for attending to queries from business units and vendors with reference to purchase orders and receipts of goods.

Maintaining proper documentation of records pertaining to procurement

Preparation of weekly/monthly status reports

 

CANDIDATE SPECIFICATION

Experience: 3 years

Education Level: Degree

Qualifications: Purchasing and Supply or related

Software: MS Office

Equipment: Job related

Knowledge Of: Multisourcing, value for money driven procurement strategies (preferred)

Skills To: Good negotiation and communication skills

Ability To: Analytical and Detail oriented

Personality: Self-motivated, Well organized, Proactive and result driven, Team player

Other: Driver’s License (preferred)

 

ORGANISATION

Industry: Aquaculture

Culture: Dynamic environment

Gender Profile: Mixed

Age Profile: Between 25 and 40 years of age

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Employment: Permanent

Location: Lusaka, Zambia

Nationals Only: Yes

Remuneration Between 18,000 and 18,000 ZMK

View job at: https://zambia.cvpeopleafrica.com/jobs/view/retail-wholesale-commodity-trading/zambia/procurement-manager/19609

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