By December 16, 2020
Posted on Warehousing

Our client dealing with food manufacturing company is looking to hire a Procurement officer –Raw materials.


The primary role is sourcing for high quality raw materials and negotiate the contracts to purchase raw materials with suppliers.


  • Identifying and sourcing the best value and quality agricultural produce as required and sharing updates with the procurement officer.
  • Getting different price quotes from supplier /farmers for all the raw products that the company purchases and sharing with the supervisors
  • Creating a comprehensive digital database for all farmers interacted with  in different regions in Africa
  • Engaging with farmer organizations in different parts of Africa and creating workable contracts
  • Assist in designing and updating annual procurement plan by reviewing seasonal production cycles for different products within the continent.
  • Attending conferences, meetings and industry events upon confirmation and direction from the company.
  • Assist in review and updating of the company Raw material procurement standard operating procedures.
  • Ability to manage large spends across multiple Procurement categories,
  • Leading contract negotiations, driving cost savings initiatives, and implementing strategic
  • sourcing best practices
  • Source, maintain and develop credible and competitive suppliers and supplier relationships
  • Prepare and manage supplier agreements and contracts to ensure compliance and risk mitigation
  • Retaining the vendors that have already been developed.
  • Place orders with suppliers in accordance with the agreed terms and conditions
  • Monitor market trends, competitor strategies and market suppliers


  • Diploma /Degree in Purchasing and Supplies Management
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience
  • Previous experience in such a role within a food manufacturing environment is a must.
  • Knowledge of best practice supply chain management tools
  • Experience managing raw materials/ingredients
  • Comply with the Health, Safety and Environmental Policies
  • Be willing to travel across the country

All applications should be done on or before close of business 24th December 2020 on link below:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted



Job Information

Status: Closed No of vacancies: 1 Job type: Full Time Job level: Mid level Years of experience: 5 Salary: Negotiable Publish date: 16 Dec 2020

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