To buy goods and services in support of the operation activities of the company
Diploma in Purchasing Management
Exposure to international procurement terms and conditions
At least 3 years’ experience in buyer capacity in related industry
Knowledge of applicable commercial legislation
Experience of supplier relationship management
Converting of orders in strict compliance with purchasing procedure.
Investigate and action account queries promptly, when these are the result of price variances.
Investigate supplier problems, take the appropriate action and follow up to ensure no similar problems are experienced.
Maintain good interpersonal relations with suppliers, thus gaining the best possible service from them.
Follow-up on outstanding orders – system maintenance.
Select and source from suppliers in line with Preferential Procurement targets.
Comply with all policies and procedures applicable on Procurement.
Be fully conversant with current market prices of all items required.
Be able to evaluate quotations.
Negotiate discounts and settlement discounts
Continuously review commodities and suppliers to ensure that the best possible agreements are in operation and savings reported.