Monday, 26 August 2013

Purchasing Manager Jobs at Genesis Consult Ltd in Tanzania

Job Title: Purchasing Manager

Employer: Genesis Consult Ltd

Duty Station: Dar es Salaam

Application Deadline: 30th August 2013

Locate vendors of materials, equipment or supplies, and interview them in order to determine product availability and terms of sales.
Meeting with suppliers and managing the distribution of stock, by negotiating cost prices, ordering stock, agreeing timescales and delivery dates, and completing the necessary paperwork.
Review purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to company policy.
Purchase materials in a timely manner and at the lowest cost.
Assist in the preparation and management of the purchasing function.
Analyze trends in vendor pricing and sales activity to determine correct timing of purchases
Issue purchase orders and changes.
Verify accuracy of computerized purchasing records.
Review purchase orders for compliance with corporate policy.
Maintain accurate purchase order prices and vendor cataloging.
Coordination and communication with Logistics and Production departments regarding the items that is required to be procured for a location’s inventory.
Accompanying heads of department or senior management on visits to manufacturers to appreciate production processes;
Manages supplier relationship management for strategic suppliers.
Maintain records of goods ordered and received.
Works closely with Accounts Payable to ensure timely payments and proper accounting/purchasing acumen.
Co-ordination with transporters/CFS agents/Shipping lines.

Manages the purchase order process (closing PO’s, closing requisitions, pay-terms, PO documentation, shipping, etc.)
Any other duty assigned by your immediate boss or top management under the ‘Sales’ function.

Qualifications and skills:
Degrees in Logistics, Business Administration, Supply Chain Management or Purchasing.
Maintain proficiency in computerized purchasing/business systems.
Sound knowledge of accounting and inventory management principles.
Technical expertise and knowledge of company products.
Effective negotiation skills; people management; persuasion skills.
Analytical skills & business acumen; creativity and maintain customer relationships.
Fluency in English and Swahili both written and spoken.
Communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, to a diverse audience.
Demonstrate the highest level of ethical behavior.
Remain flexible in order to adapt to changes in work environment.
Computer skills, including e-mail, word processing and spreadsheets

Desired Experience:
At least 3 years of purchasing experience (e.g. IT equipment, construction materials, office supplies, professional services, etc.)

How to apply:
Genesis Consult Ltd shall only accept CV in PDF Format to with subject title as ‘Purchasing Manager.’ No phone calls please.