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Supply Chain / Logistics / Transport / Shipping

 
60%
PROCUREMENT MANAGER- MALAWI
Agriculture, Lilongwe, Malawi
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Nov
3
As the manager you will be responsible for planning of purchasing activities in line with company strategies. You will develop and implement the procurement strategy, roles, legislative compliance within which departmental teams must operate when procuring goods and services on behalf of the organisation. Initial CVs have been sent to the client.
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Reporting Structure 
Reporting ToGeneral Manager
Supervision OfFMCG Buyer, Warehouse Manager, MIDO
Interacts WithLogistics/Finance/Warehouse and IT
  
Job Description
  1. Develops purchasing and procurement policies and procedures for Farmers World.
  2. Implements standardized vendor/supplier agreements, vendor/supplier selection criteria, product selection criteria and related procurement administrative procedures
  3. Planning of purchasing activities in line with company strategies, cash flows and budgets by identifying resources such as staffing, IT systems, equipment and logistical requirements and to liaise with relevant other departments to set up such resources effectively
  4. Scoping of staff functions within the Procurement department and developing clear job descriptions for each job function needed to achieve all planned deliverables
  5. Developing and implementing procedures to ensure that all quality control aspects of stocks are properly managed and executed at branch and warehouse level for all stock items to cater for expiry dates, damaged stocks and related risks
  6. Manage stock levels and stock holding throughout all branches and warehouses to ensure that optimal stock levels are maintained at all times to maximise profitability and minimise associated risks and carrying cost of stock holding and to liaise with other departments such as sales and marketing, warehousing and finance relating to any actions required in this regard
  7. Negotiating and administration of purchasing contracts with suppliers to ensure best pricing, discounts, payment terms, stock returns, rebates and related strategies are achieved in order to maximise profitability and minimise related stock holding costs and risks as far as possible.
  8. Negotiating and administration of purchasing contracts with suppliers to ensure best pricing, discounts, payment terms, stock returns, rebates and related strategies are achieved in order to maximise profitability and minimise related stock holding costs and risks as far as possible.
  
Candidate Specification 
Experience5 years
Education LevelDegree
QualificationsCIPS or equivalent/ Degree in Business Management
SoftwareAdvanced Excel
EquipmentPC
  
Knowledge OfProcurement Strategy, Policy & procedure.
Skills ToSupport Negotiations with Preferred Parties
Ability ToCarry out reviews of all procurement actions.
PersonalityDetailed
Other
  
Organisation 
IndustryAgriculture
CultureIndustrious
Gender ProfileMixed
Age ProfileBetween 30 and 55 years of age
  
Terms And Conditions 
EmploymentPermanent
LocationLilongwe, Malawi
RemunerationNegotiable
 

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