Procurement Manager

Job Status: Placement
Estimated Salary

Expiration date: 13 Feb 2021

Date Posted

14 Jan 2021

Expiration date

13 Feb 2021

Offered Salary (month)



4 year exp


Senior Level

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analysing the agreed procurement annual plans for central stores.
  • Analysing and projecting business requirements to sustain the nonmedical business operations in line with the annual plan.
  • Feeding the above plan and the requirements into the overall Business Procurement Plan.
  • Researching and analysing business resources usage and trends monthly and plans in line with utilisation levels and demand for the business.
  • Develops and updates the Maintenance Plan for Central Stores equipment (such as Aircons, Refrigerators) in line with manufacturer’s standards.
  • Explores new alternative sources of supply locally and internationally to increase the supplier base and recommends for inclusion in the preferred Suppliers list.
  • Approves and authorises goods purchase orders in line with delegated authority.
  • Submits quotations and purchase orders to Head Procurement for verification of suppliers’ product specifications, quality, price and lead times to ensure that requirements are met.
  • Prepares and enters new and reviews product codes in the system for user departments.
  • Ensures all imports including freight come through an efficient and cost managed channel.
  • Maximises profit by tendering contracts and meeting with suppliers to negotiate the best terms beneficial to the Business.
  • Monitors the stores security and cleanliness through conducting weekly checks and inspections of equipment conditions.
  • Manages the receiving process, product storage, pick/pack and distribution functions within the Stores.
  • Ensures Printing machines are serviced in line with the maintenance schedule.
  • Explores new and alternative sources of supply locally, regional and internationally to increase supplier base.
  • Maintains of a list of vendors/suppliers in the database and files for ease of reference during RFQ process.
  • Identifies disciplinary problems or issues of staff, and through the Head of Departmental, arranges for the necessary disciplinary action in line with Human Resources policies and procedures.
  • Decides on the adequate security systems for the Central Stores.

Qualification and Experience

  • Degree in Purchasing and Supply or the equivalent.
  • Experience in a similar role for a large corporate.
  • Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS).
  • Clear verbal and written communication and ability to prepare accurate reports.

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