PROCUREMENT OFFICER -RAW MATERIALS

By December 16, 2020
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Job Status: Closed
No of Vacancies: 1
Date Posted: December 16, 2020
Expiry Date: December 25, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: Mid level
Years of Experience: 5
Salary Info
Salary Type: Negotiable
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Our client dealing with food manufacturing company is looking to hire a Procurement officer –Raw materials.

JOB PURPOSE:

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

MAIN TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS;

  • 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:

https://reedsafricaconsult.com/upload-cv/

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted