Purchasing Officer

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    8 months ago
  • Category:
    Formal sector, Hospitality, Purchasing & supply management
  • Deadline:
    January 27, 2022

Position:

We are looking for a full-time Purchasing Officer to oversee and manage the daily purchases of the hotel.

Key accountabilities:

  • Develop an efficient purchasing strategy for the hotel;
  • To rigorously review and process purchase orders;
  • To maintain detailed records of all orders;
  • To create and maintain relationships with suitable vendors;
  • Negotiate contracts and prices with vendors;
  • Ensure the quality of procured items;
  • Keep track of supplies; and
  • Research and compare prices of vendors.
  • Collate purchase orders and purchase requisitions in coordination with the different Heads of Departments;
  • Maintain complete stock accuracy & product identification;
  • Generate purchase orders using predictive models & tools;
  • Actively work with operations & customer service teams to adjust purchase orders, flag fast selling items and adapt to shifting needs;
  • Identify issues & bottlenecks internally and with suppliers;
  • Propose solutions for process improvements & optimizations; and
  • Collaborate with Accounting on Invoicing & Bookkeeping.

Core skills and competencies:

  • Highly organized;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Good negotiation skills;
  • Advanced research and analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Detail oriented;
  • Interested in learning new digital tools and their different uses;
  • An acute sense of responsibility and very much detail oriented;
  • Excellent interpersonal & communications skills;
  • Computer literate; and
  • The ability to deal with multiple programs, spreadsheets & automation.

Experience requirements

  • 4-6 Years’ experience in procurement; and
  • Excellent spoken and written English abilities.

Education requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or similar in logistics, business administration, business management, commerce or any other relevant field.

Send your application to join our team today!

 

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