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Procurement Officer At Afordonz Consulting Limited

Date Posted: 24/Jul/2017
Deadline: 27/Jul/2017

Afordonz Consulting Limited – Our client an FMCG company is seeking to recruit an experienced candidate to join a team of professionals in driving a double-digit growth through an ambitious and exciting period in the company’s history in the capacity below:

Job Title: Procurement Officer

Job Summary

  • The Procurement Officer will be responsible for developing, executing, and managing the sourcing strategy and tactical plans for indirect spend
  • Category. Procurement managed by this position are those identified as strategic, business critical, and/or having significant leverage opportunity.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop, execute, and track group strategy and policies for one or more merchandise category leveraging the identified value handle.
  • Collaborate with the business to define category needs and specifications
  • Manage and direct the strategic sourcing efforts (sourcing calendar)
  • Perform value analysis and total cost of ownership analytical activities
  • Coordinate strategic sourcing activities with stakeholders for sourced categories, including preparing category sourcing results and sourcing step details
  • and summaries
  • Provide Stakeholders’ department with spend savings analysis across categories for forecasting and budgeting purposes
  • Prepare periodic stakeholder activities alignment and category planning materials
  • Coordinate with Stakeholder and Legal department on contract negotiations
  • Report on contracting activity
  • Complete the collection, analysis, and reporting of category spend and savings data monthly
  • Conduct the development of sourcing strategies, industry and supplier research, bidding, supplier selection, and contract negotiations
  • Developed excellent customer database and maintain good customer relation
  • Organize purchasing orders and requests for purchase orders of goods and materials
  • Contact suppliers with a request for purchase
  • Review the company inventory to see what needs to be purchased
  • Order necessary company products and supplies
  • Monitor income deliveries against purchased goods to make sure there is no discrepancy
  • Track orders
  • Manage orders that were never purchased, never delivered or damaged upon arrival
  • Communicate with accounts receivable and accounts payable to make outstanding are settled promptly.
  • Create and maintain any reports to document material traffic


Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • At least four years of relevant strategic sourcing experience
  • Prior management experience
  • Understanding of cost savings approaches
  • Established strategic sourcing skills, including documentation and communication of strategy
  • Networking and team skills
  • Strategically oriented
  • Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Project management experience
  • Procurement and strategic sourcing knowledge, specifically with multiple retail, merchandise specific category sourcing expertise
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Ability to successfully address large supplier relationships

interested and qualified candidates should submit a copy of their detailed & recent CV’s to: [email protected] Use the job title as the subject of your mail.

Note: Multiple applications may result in disqualification.


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