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Thursday, June 28, 2018

Nafasi ya Kazi Purchasing Officer - Dar es Salaam, Tuma Maombi Yako Mapema

Job title: Purchasing Officer (3906)
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: General Manager

JOB PURPOSE:
To buy products that are essential for the company’s day-to-day operations. She/he will review prices and quality and ensure optimal stock levels.
Purchasing Officer responsibilities include evaluating vendors, negotiating contracts and preparing reports (e.g. on orders and costs.) For this role, the candidate should have good knowledge of market research, along with solid analytical skills to ensure identification of the most profitable offers.
Ultimately, she/he will create and maintain good relationships with key suppliers to ensure merchandise is high quality and delivered on time.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Research potential vendors
• Compare and evaluate offers from suppliers
• Negotiate contract terms of agreement and pricing
• Track orders and ensure timely delivery
• Review quality of purchased products
• Enter order details (e.g. vendors, quantities, prices) into internal databases
• Maintain updated records of purchased products, delivery information and invoices
• Prepare reports on purchases, including cost analyses
• Monitor stock levels and place orders as needed
• Coordinate with warehouse staff to ensure proper storage
• Attend trade shows and exhibitions to stay up-to-date with industry trends

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
• Minimum 2 years proven work experience as a Purchasing Officer, Purchasing Agent or similar role
• Good knowledge of vendor sourcing practices (researching, evaluating and liaising with vendors)
• Hands-on experience with purchasing software
• Understanding of supply chain procedures
• Solid analytical skills, with the ability to create financial reports and conduct cost analyses
• Negotiation skills
• BSc in Procurement, Supply chain management, Business Administration or relevant field

TO APPLY CLICK HERE