Procurement Officer (FMCG)

Job Categories:

Procurement


Date Posted:

2019-08-07

Employment Type

Full Time

Website

bemconsult.com

Location:

Lusaka

Salary:

Negotiable


Description:
Job Purpose;
The Procurement Officer will manage all sourcing needs for the company and help to identify where aggregated spending might offer better value for money and will also work closely with the other key executive members on administering supplier contract and assisting in the implementation of supplier contracts.
 

Summary of Key Responsibilities:
  • Oversee procurement processes, including review of purchase requisitions, request for quotations, supplier selection, negotiations, purchase and delivery forms
  • Provide a strategic, efficient and flexible procurement service which will deliver optimum value for money, cost savings and best quality of service
  • Handle  procurement activities such as the tender process, grant requirements, supplier relationships and contract management for goods and services
  • Oversee procurement processes, including review of purchase requisitions, request for quotations, supplier selection, negotiations, purchase and delivery forms
  • Management of leases, contracts and agreements for services and goods.
  • Ensure that Company procurement policies and procedures are adhered to.
  • Follow-up local purchase orders, payments, and delivery confirmation.
  • Compare prices, specifications, and delivery dates in order to determine the best bid among potential suppliers.
 



Primary Areas of Accountability:
Qualifications and Experience
  • Advanced Diploma in Purchasing and Supply.
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years’ practical experience in the FMCG or Manufacturing Sector
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of the Zambia Public Procurement Authority (ZPPA) regulations.
  • Excellent negotiation, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Must be a member of ZIPS
 
If you meet the minimum hiring requirements for the above position, please email your CV and Cover letter clearly stating your salary expectations to : jobs@bemconsult.com and Copy-in bemconsult@outlook.com  
 
Note that, all communications will be kept in the strictest of confidence. If you do not receive communication within 14 days of the closing date of the advert, please consider your application unsuccessful.
 
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