Procurement Specialist

Job description

Summary

Our Client is currently seeking a Procurement Specialist to source and manage the inventory of various food products, implement procurement solutions and support management ensuring the organization’s future needs will be seamlessly met.


Key Responsibilities

  • Researching and identifying prospective suppliers and maintaining vendor relationships 
  • Purchase goods or services that meet the quantity and quality expectations of the organization
  • Manage all relevant documentation; estimates, proposals and purchase orders etc.
  • Inspecting and evaluating the quality of purchased items and resolving shortcomings.
  • Analyzing industry and demand trends and supporting management with the development and implementation of sourcing strategies.
  • Preparing reports and maintaining accurate inventory and procurement records.
  • Complying with company policies, procedures, and regulatory standards.
  • Manage finance and logistics in resolving reception and invoice discrepancies
  • Identify opportunities and implement actions to achieve efficiencies

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • A BSc in Business Administration, Logistics or Supply Management or equivalent.
  • Minimum of three (3) years' experience in a similar position.
  • Good working knowledge of purchasing strategies.
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety Procedures of proper food handling practices.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety procedures and policies for sanitation and safety.
  • Thorough knowledge of facility management solutions.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and negotiation skills.
  • Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and with business application software, purchasing, and resource planning systems.