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Date Posted: 06/Apr/2014
Deadline: 11/Apr/2014


Description :

Job Objective:

Responsible for working closely with the selected supplier and managing the Arbico Plc.’s procurement activities. Also providing leadership for the procurement department and motivating staff to achieve maximum performance and efficiency. Making sure that the procurement department works within all of the companies Operational Procedures

Roles and Responsibilities:

• Maintain records of goods ordered and received.

• Develop and manage the procurement department including setting targets and monitoring performance

• Develop and deliver a Procurement Strategy across Arbico Plc. to deliver the target benefits and financial savings

• Engage support and agreement for the strategy from key stakeholders so that implementation and compliance are optimal

• Locate vendors of materials, equipment or supplies, and interview them in order to determine product availability and terms of sales.

• promote the effective management of suppliers to sustain value throughout the life of the contracts

• Establish new processes and systems for effective procurement across Arbico Plc.

• Define and manage key supplier relationships to deliver breakthrough performance in cost, service and quality, including technical input to negotiations on strategically significant contracts and negotiation

• Develop and agree annual departmental cost savings targets for the annual Budget process;

• develop and agree the annual procurement plan with directors and Project Managers

• Produce regular reports on performance and provide comprehensive management information and in-depth analysis when requested including spend analysis, savings secured and potential savings – for forecast and budgets.

• Prepare and process requisitions and purchase orders for supplies and equipment.

• Control procurement department budgets.

• Review purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to company policy.

• Analyze market and delivery systems in order to assess present and future material availability.

• Develop and implement purchasing and contract management instructions, policies, and procedures.

• Participate in the development of specifications for equipment, products or substitute materials.

• Review, evaluate, and approve specifications for issuing and awarding bids.

• Prepare reports regarding market conditions and merchandise costs.

• Any other duties assigned by Management.

Key Performance Indicators:

• Total cost savings

• Quality of site materials procured

• Speed of Delivery

• Cost avoidance

• Implemented cost reduction savings

• Procurement Cycle Time

• Percentage of suppliers accounting for 80% of the spend

• Procurement ROI

• Managed spend as percentage of total spend

• Contract compliance

Qualifications :

Required Skills and Competencies:

• Relationship management

• Establishing effective operating policies, lean initiatives and processes.

• Comprehensive understanding & experience of purchasing strategies and also inventory management.

• Regularly achieving cost saving targets.

• Resourceful and well organized.

• Extensive knowledge of purchase order systems and related software.

• Deep understanding of the principles of vendor management.

• Ability to manage multiple priorities.

• Excellent analytical, critical thinking, and strategic skill

• Communication and interpersonal relations

• Customer service and relations

• Finance and budgeting

• Making decisions

• Planning and organising

• Meet targets

• Good judgement and analytical ability

• Accuracy and attention to detail

• Leadership and teamwork

• Problem-solving

• Commercial and Construction awareness

• Strong negotiating skills

• Change and Process management

• Business acumen


• Minimum of 10 years post qualification experience

• 5 of which must be in a Construction environment


• A good university degree in Purchasing and Supply; Supply Chain Management , Accounting or any other related discipline

• MBA or additional professional qualification would be an advantage


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