Procurement Officer

Reference: 9155 AV
Consultant: Anneke Viviers 

Job Description: 

  • Strategic Purchasing: Develop and implement a purchasing strategy focused on schedule, quality, and cost.
  • Vendor Management: Negotiate prices and contracts, build relationships with vendors, and evaluate them based on quality, timeliness, and price.
  • Order Management: Manage purchase orders, schedule deliveries, and ensure timely fulfillment.
  • Coordinate with other departments to monitor inventory and determine supply needs.
  • Quality Assurance: Ensure the quality of procured items and address any issues that arise.
  • Process Improvement: Identify and implement strategies to streamline processes, reduce costs, and improve overall efficiency.
  • Reporting & Analysis: Perform data analysis and weekly reporting to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Budget Management: Create and manage budgets for purchasing and logistics activities.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management or related field
  • 3-5 years of experience in purchasing and inventory management
  • Knowledge of procurement principles and purchasing strategies
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time effectively
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Travel: Willingness to travel to vendor locations as required.

How to Apply: 

  • Email your comprehensive CV to exceedhr@exceed.co.za. 
  • If you are already registered, please forward your CV and the relevant reference number to the consultant with whom you are currently registered in order to avoid duplicity on our system. 
  • We reserve the right to only conduct interviews with candidates of choice. 
  • Applicants who have not received feedback within 30 days from the closing date must please accept their application as unsuccessful.