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Vacancy for Purchasing Executive

We are looking for a Purchasing Executive to assist the Department Manager in the strategic sourcing and purchasing function of the organisation by ensuring best-in-class strategies and practices.

 

Responsibilities

As a Purchasing Executive, the person will provide leadership and accountability, ensure process compliance and deliver optimal sourcing and purchasing benefits, by:

  • Supporting the development and implementation of the sourcing and purchasing strategy;
  • Developing strong working relationships with stakeholders in order to identify service level requirements and establish targeted objectives;
  • Defining and managing key supplier relationships to deliver performance in cost, service and quality;
  • Negotiating terms and contracts, selecting and identifying appropriate suppliers in collaboration with the requesting departments, and managing administrative flow of the purchasing process.
  • Being responsible to coordinate the shipping operation activities, preparation of shipping documents and ensure accurate declaration submission of customs report.

 

The Requirements

The person must possess strong people management skills and would have:

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a purchasing role;
  • A Recognised qualification in the supply chain industry;
  • A diploma/degree will be considered an asset;
  • Excellent communication and strong negotiation and interpersonal skills;
  • A hands on administration style, with the ability to manage in a challenging environment;
  • A proactive, analytical, creative and result-oriented approach with a strong yet versatile multi-tasking personality;
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with procurement software packages.

If you are interested in this vacancy, please click here to submit your CV and covering letter, quoting 'Vacancy Ref Purchasing Executive'.