PROCUREMENT LEAD

Full Time Nicole Sinclair in Logistics & Driving
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Job Description

Our client is looking to hire a Procurement Lead who will foresee the smooth running of the procurement sector and also manage the rest of the procurement officers.

Responsibilities

  • ¬∑Perform risk management for supply contracts and agreements
  • Control spending and build a culture of long-term savings on procurement costs
  • Collaborate with key persons to ensure clarity of the specifications and expectations of the company
  • Supervising a purchasing team and delegating tasks across departments when necessary
  • Working closely with the company legal department to make sure contracts and terms are favorable
  • Foresee alterations in the comparative negotiating ability of suppliers and clients
  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
  • Approve the ordering of necessary goods and services
  • Finalize purchase details of orders and deliveries
  • Examine and test existing contracts
  • Devise and use fruitful sourcing strategies
  • Discover profitable suppliers and initiate business and organization partnerships
  • Negotiate with external vendors to secure advantageous terms
  • Communicating with management regularly regarding the efficient flow of goods and services affecting production

Requirements and skills

  • Talent in negotiations and networking
  • Outstanding management skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Strong organization skills
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Good knowledge of supplier or third-party management software
  • BSc degree in supply chain management, logistics or business administration
  • Proven working experience as a Procurement Manager, Procurement Officer or Head of Procurement

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