Procurement manager

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  • Posted:
    12 months ago
  • Category:
    Manufacturing, Real Estate, Transport & Logistics
  • Deadline:
    May 31, 2021


Procurement Manager is a supply chain and logistics professional specialized in ensuring cost-effective purchase of all materials and services as required by the procurement plan whilst ensuring quality control and compliance with the Company’s policies and procedures.

Should be from Transport and Logistics Background.

Job duties and responsibilities

Procurement Manager job description should contain the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Create and implement regional procurement strategies that are innovative, cost-effective, and incorporate the growing complexities and challenges within industry
  • Build long-term relationships with vendors in the industry
  • Compare proposals for price and specifications
  • Negotiate with vendors to reduce costs
  • Review contract specifications on behalf of the company
  • Communicate with vendors to ensure that the product arrives in a timely fashion
  • Build and maintain long-term relationships with critical suppliers
  • Manage technological systems that track the shipment, inventory and supply of materials
  • Lead transformational activities to build procurement organizational capabilities and improve procurement efficiency
  • Prepare daily, weekly and monthly procurement reports
  • Ensure adherence to all safety, health, and environmental rules and regulations
  • Keep abreast of changing industry trends

    Job requirements and qualifications

    • Previous working experience as a Procurement Manager for at least 5 years
    • BA in Business Administration, Logistics, or similar relevant fields
    • In-depth knowledge of contracts, invoicing, and negotiation terms
    • Superb communication, interpersonal and leadership skills
    • Outstanding negotiation skills
    • Problem solver with a strong analytical mindset
    • Outstanding organizational and time management skills
    • Excellent customer service skills
    • Negotiation aptitude.