PROCUREMENT OFFICER

December 3, 2022
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

The Procurement Officer will provide a proficient compliant procurement process which realizes value for money, stakeholder satisfaction and delivers outcomes and objectives as agreed within the Service Plan.

Responsibilities

  • Evaluate and develop improvements in vendor sourcing strategies and guidelines including influencing the design, reform and implementation.
  • Champion timely delivery of quality equipment and stationery products at the lowest possible cost in line with applicable procurement guidelines.
  • Actively participate in the selection of suppliers based on due diligence criteria and carry out periodic review of supplier services taking into account the economy and efficiency of procurement.
  • Oversee cycle counts of materials procured and stored at the warehouse and verification of quantification of orders delivered to confirm right quantity and quality of supplies.
  • Ensure that procurement management systems/Projects are functioning appropriately.
  • Offer technical support to the management and procurement committee in monitoring the implementation of agreed procurement action plans.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree (or its university equivalent) in a relevant discipline, e.g. Procurement,
    Logistics, Supply Chain, Management, Commerce or a related business course.
  • At least three to four years of relevant professional experience in the formulation and implementation of procurement-specific projects in a Social Enterprise
  • Applicable knowledge and understanding of acceptable procurement standards, regulations and guidelines.
  • Exceptional communication and negotiation skills, along with personal tenacity and the ability to drive things through to conclusion in a dynamic and challenging environment.
  • Demonstrate a high level of integrity, work ethics, and a proactive and positive attitude.
  • Good team player with high levels of flexibility.
  • Good problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Should be self-motivated & able to demonstrate a drive for results with a professional approach.
  • Proven report-writing skills, Good customer care and presentation skills.

How to apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualifications and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Procurement Officer) to cvs@bridgetalentgroup.com