Job - PURCHASING OFFICER - OUT OF HARARE
$800 USD PURCHASING OFFICER - OUT OF HARARE
Agriculture, Chisumbanje, Zimbabwe

An established agricultural organisation outside of Harare is looking for a Purchasing Officer to buy products that are essential for our company's day-to-day operations. You will review prices and quality and ensure optimal stock levels.Your responsibilities will include evaluating vendors, negotiating contracts and preparing reports (e.g. on orders and costs.) For this role, you should have good knowledge of market research, along with solid analytical skills to make sure you're identifying the most profitable offers. Ultimately, you'll create and maintain good relationships with key suppliers to ensure merchandise is high quality and delivered on time. An initial set of CVs has been sent to the client for consideration and 3 candidates have been called for interview 18th February

Position Published
10 Jan 2019
Position Updated
13 Feb 2019
Applications Invited
157 Applications
Talent Search
In Progress
Shortlist Sent to Client
9 Shortlisted
Interviews In Progress - 1st Set
3 Interviewed
Job Offer Pending
70% Complete
70%
10 Jan
22624
Applications Invited
Search In Progress
Shortlist Sent to Client
Interviews In Progress - 1st Set
Job Offer Pending
157 Applications
9 Candidates Shortlisted
3 Candidates Interviewed
70% Complete
Job Specification
Reporting Structure
Reporting To
Head of Department
Supervision Of
N/A
Interacts With
Clients / Suppliers / Internal staff
Job Description
Research potential vendors
Compare and evaluate offers from suppliers
Negotiate contract terms of agreement and pricing
Track orders and ensure timely delivery
Review quality of purchased products
Enter order details (e.g. vendors, quantities, prices) into internal database (ACCPAC)
Maintain updated records of purchased products, delivery information and invoices
Prepare reports on purchases, including cost analyses
Monitor stock levels and place orders as needed
Coordinate with warehouse staff to ensure proper storage
Candidate Specification
Experience
5 years
Education Level
Degree
Qualifications
BSc in Logistics, Purchasing, Supply Chain or equivalent
Software
Trade related
Equipment
Trade related
Knowledge Of
Vendor sourcing practices (researching, evaluating and liaising with vendors)
Skills To
Negotiate / Analyse
Ability To
Create Purchasing reports
Personality
Friendly / Professional / Proactive
Other
Hands-on experience with purchasing software (ACCPAC)
Organisation
Industry
Agriculture
Culture
Dynamic
Gender Profile
Mixed
Age Profile
Between 28 and 40 years of age
Terms And Conditions
Employment
Permanent
Location
Chisumbanje, Zimbabwe
Remuneration
At most $800 USD
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