Buyer

Activities

  • Ensure constant alignment with HSE Company rules, procedures and legislation
  • Ensure compliance of the purchasing process with all Company’s rules and all applicable regulations
  • Give special attention to safety material in order to ensure all safety requirements such as testing, certifications, identifications, etc. are fully complied
  • Ensure the application of Company General Terms and Conditions for purchase of equipment
  • Ensure the good administration and filing of all purchasing documents and ensure that all approvals, justifications, circulation forms, etc are filed in line with the applicable procedures
  • Participate in the improvement of purchasing practices, procedures & reference documentation
  • Maintains adequate follow-up with Duets in the user departments served
  • Issue Recommendation To Award (RTAs) and participate to evaluating suppliers with Métier Partners
  • Contribute to reporting key performance indicators
  • Analyze all Purchase Requisitions (PR) for adequate material specification, budget authorizations and cost centers to which the purchases are being charged
  • Review all PRs and Group requisitions to reduce process costs, compile tender packages and organize call for tender / request for quotation
  • Ensure the use of e-sourcing tools
  • Study, compare and evaluate offers in order to have the most economical and contractual advantageous conditions with a view to achieving savings for the Company
  • Ensure attention to Company’s General Conditions and terms of purchase to avoid legal liabilities
  • Organize and lead negotiations with suppliers associated with award and performance of Purchase Orders
  • Ensure the QA/QC requirements are clearly stated in purchase orders
  • Ensure the follow-up of purchase orders until complete reception of materials, avoiding / clarifying discrepancies and ensuring payment
  • Input all purchase data in SAP

 

CANDIDATE PROFILE

  • Minimum of 2.1 Bachelor’s degree in Science, Engineering, Business Management or Social Sciences
  • 1 – 5 years’ experience, preferably with good knowledge of Purchasing and Supply Chain
  • Ability to use market intelligence information, cost models, target prices, etc
  • Knowledge of global procurement and logistics practices
  • Ability to prepare commercial bid evaluations and provide purchase recommendations
  • Good command of English language and excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrable general knowledge and understanding of commercial, legal and insurance issues related to purchasing in general.
  • Membership of relevant professional bodies in the Supply Chain and in Operational functions will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge across all the disciplines of Supply Chain Management will be an added advantage

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