Purchasing Officer at Willers Solutions Limited

  • Willers Solutions Limited – Our client, a reputable firm is recruiting to fill the position below:

    Purchasing Officer

    • Job TypeFull Time  
    • QualificationBA/BSc/HND  
    • Location
    • Job Field
      Procurement / Store-keeping / Supply Chain  

    Job Responsibilities

    • Maintain records of goods ordered and received.
    • Locate vendors of materials, equipment or supplies, and interview them in order to determine product availability and terms of sales.
    • Prepare and process requisitions and purchase orders for supplies and equipment.
    • Control purchasing department budgets.
    • Interview and hire staff, and oversee staff training.
    • 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.
    • Resolve vendor or contractor grievances, and claims against suppliers.
    • Represent companies in negotiating contracts and formulating policies with suppliers.
    • Review, evaluate, and approve specifications for issuing and awarding bids.
    • Direct and coordinate activities of personnel engaged in buying, selling, and distributing materials, equipment, machinery, and supplies.
    • Prepare bid awards requiring board approval.
    • Prepare reports regarding market conditions and merchandise costs.
    • Administer on-line purchasing systems.
    • Arrange for disposal of surplus materials.

    Job Requirements

    • Proven work experience as a Purchasing Officer
    • Good knowledge of vendor sourcing practices (researching, evaluating and liaising with vendors)
    • Hands-on experience with purchasing software (e.g. Procurify or SpendMap)
    • Understanding of supply chain procedures
    • Solid analytical skills, with the ability to create financial reports and conduct cost analyses
    • Negotiation skills
    • BSc in Logistics, Business Administration or relevant field.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.

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