Deadline: 23 Sep 2018.
Date posted: 10 Sep 2018.



Job Brief

On behalf of our happy client, we are looking for an experienced Procurement Manager to manage the company's supply of products and services. This will include strategizing to find cost-effective deals and suppliers, and to discover the best ways to cut procurement expenses, so that the company can invest in growth and people.

Major Responsibilities

  • Devise and use fruitful sourcing strategies
  • Handle complex and diverse customer, supplier or operational issues where analysis of situation or data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Exercise judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions
  • Ensure the satisfaction of the company's internal customers with the services provided by the procurement department
  • Develop, coach and mentor resources within a high performing and motivated team responsible for interfacing with internal stakeholders and suppliers
  • Develop, implement and drive company's Procurement strategies, policies and trading standards
  • Discover profitable suppliers and initiate business and organization partnerships
  • Negotiate with external vendors to secure advantageous terms
  • Approve the ordering of necessary goods and services
  • Finalize purchase details of orders and deliveries
  • Examine and test existing contracts
  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
  • Collaborate with key persons to ensure clarity of the specifications and expectations of the company
  • Foresee alterations in the comparative negotiating ability of suppliers and clients
  • Expect unfavorable events through analysis of data and prepare control strategies
  • Perform risk management for supply contracts and agreements
  • Control spend and build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs

Major Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics or Business related field. Masters Degree will be an added advantage
  • Proven 5+ years working experience as a Procurement Manager or Head of Procurement in FMCG/Agricultural sector
  • Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques as well as a dexterity in “reading” the market
  • Talent in negotiations and networking
  • Good knowledge of supplier or third party management software
  • Aptitude in decision-making and working with numbers
  • Experience in collecting and analyzing data
  • Ability to work with cross functional teams
  • Strong leadership capabilities
  • Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply

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