Procurement Officer (Furniture Manufacturing)

Job Summary

We are recruiting to fill this position.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description/Requirements

Job Summary

  • To oversee purchases and develop new contracts 
  • To procure high-quality and cost-efficient supplies for the organization.
  • To follow procurement procedures, maintain an updated list of inventory and incoming purchases and supplies
  • Monitor business trends and product availability to pay the best price for company goods and services without sacrificing quality or delivery times
  • Nurture relationships with suppliers to negotiate the best prices for the company
  • Identify and research potential new suppliers

Core Working Relationships

  • Store Team
  • Technical Team
  • Production Team
  • Logistics
  • Finance Team

Task Complexities

  • Responsible to source, negotiate and purchase materials from both local and foreign vendors
  • Maintain accurate records of purchases and pricing
  • Create and maintain good relationships with vendors/suppliers
  • Making professional decisions in a fast-paced environment
  • Maintain records of purchases, pricing, and other important data
  • Review and analyze all vendors/suppliers, supply and price options
  • Develop plans for purchasing equipment, services and supplies
  • Negotiate the best deal for pricing and supply contracts
  • Ensure products and supplies are durable and of high quality
  • Create and maintain inventory of all incoming and current supplies
  • Maintain and update the list of suppliers and their qualifications, delivery times and potential future development
  • Evaluate supplier performance based on quality standards, delivery time & best prices and ensure all the criteria are met according to the organizational requirements and expectation
  • Implementing internal procurement strategies to cater to high delivery and short lead time requirements
  • Working with team members and Head of Procurement to complete duties as needed

Key Job Attributes

Generic

  • Analytical and quantitative decision-making skill
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Problem-solving and Creativity 
  • Ability to Multitask
  • Ability to work with a team
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Proactivity and Innovation
  • Integrity/Discipline
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills

Technical 

  • Sound knowledge of the Company’s products and services
  • Expert knowledge of the Microsoft Packages
  • Ability to negotiate, establish and administer contracts

Education & Experience

  • First Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Economics or a related field.
  • Experience with ERP systems; Microsoft Navision experience is a plus
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of procurement processes, policy and systems
  • Two (2) years previous experience as a procurement officer in a furniture manufacturing company

Salary: 150,000.00

NOTE: ONLY CANDIDATES WITH PREVIOUS WORKING EXPERIENCE IN A FURNITURE MANUFACTURING COMPANY WILL BE SHORTLISTED

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