Procurement Officer/ Assistant
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A Johannesburg based engineering company is looking for a procurement officer who can assist

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist in the selection of appropriate suppliers and contractors, to promote good procurement practice with due regard to sustainability, ethical purchasing standards and costing
  • Draft an appropriate service level agreement to properly evaluate the performance of suppliers, and report on this on a regular basis
  • Work with internal stakeholders (operations staff) to determine procurement needs, quality and delivery requirements
  • Responsible for order placement timing, supply / demand alignment, material replenishment and supplier performance
  • Monitor, evaluate and improve supplier performance, according to an appropriate Service Level Agreement, on a continuous basis
  • Control and monitor expenses against approved budgets
  • Develop sourcing strategies
  • Cost saving budgeting and targeting
  • Set and plan how to achieve supplier accreditation and service level management
  • Payment terms negotiation, optimization and management
  • Maintain contracts with vendors
  • Review inventory and update as required
  • Initiate and keep track of orders
  • Reconcile or resolve order discrepancies with supplies
  • Monitor delivery times to ensure they are on time
  • Maintain good relationships with suppliers and renegotiate prices on a regular basis
  • Administration and reporting as necessary
  • Make or purchase policy analysis and recommendations
  • Lease or purchase policy evaluation and recommendation

Desired Experience & Qualification

The selected candidate will have a qualification relevant to the position, this could include accounting, business management or similar field.

3-4 years experience in procurement is essential.

proficiency in Microsoft Office and purchasing software.

Strong Communication and negotiation skills.

Closing date : 28 February 2022

Package & Remuneration

market related package.

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