Job Title

Purchasing Officer

Required Skills

Job Description

 

Company Introduction

Our client is a leading company in the hospitality, development and construction sectors.

Job Responsibilities and Duties

  • Order all items against written purchase requests from the department head concerned;
  • Order items at the most competitive prices;
  • Order against definite specifications on quality, weight, etc. and ensure that these specifications conform to the Hotels’ standards;
  • Compare purchase prices regularly with price lists in the government gazette and price levels of other suppliers;
  • Ensure that adequate stocks are kept as per the established hotel par stock levels;
  • Co-operates with the team and members of management and be supportive and loyal to the company;
  • Keep adequate records of purchase prices for each item regularly purchased;
  • Maintain a monthly price index of the main commodities purchased;
  • Raise a purchase order for each item ordered, indicating on the order the quantity, purchase price agreed to with the supplier and specifications;
  • Inform management immediately of any item that has increased substantially in price;
  • Prepare a monthly ‘changes in purchase prices’ list.

Experience

  • Have at least an O level standard of education;
  • Have at least 2 years of experience working in a similar role;
  • Be computer literate.

Personal Skills

  • Have good knowledge of suppliers as well as contacts;
  • Be able to manage and lead a team of co-workers;
  • A self-confident individual;
  • An efficient individual;
  • Well organised;
  • Great verbal and written communication skills.

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