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National Procurement Officer - FMCG

Full time at a Laimoon Verified Company in South Africa
Posted on May 5, 2023

Job details


Procurement Officer required to support a multi-branch business using an ERP ordering system , overseeing a helpdesk system, management of the supplier database including trade agreements, comparative analysis, data accuracy and audits.

Duties & Responsibilities

* Support the various branches using a preferred supplier ordering system reducing ad hoc purchasing

* Load orders and update order system daily

* Load new products ensuring accurate data management of all products

* Source and appoint suppliers ensuring BEE and SME policy compliance

* Comparative analysis of existing trade agreements vs potential suppliers

* Negotiate new payment terms and trade discounts in the appointment of new suppliers

* Keep abreast of supplier pricing and conditions and update these on the system

* Regular supplier performance and compliance monitoring against trade agreements

* Quality performance management of suppliers auditing quarterly

* Identification of any supply issues, report on and take action

* Coordination of supplier promotions and specials negotiating these with suppliers at regular intervals

* Ensure all business units are kept informed regarding details of negotiated deals

* Respond to and action queries through the helpdesk as well as direct unit support

* Investigate and resolve supplier and cusotmer complaints

* Support the helpdesk, provide information related to changes to the buying manual etc.

* Research and development on inflation and other economic trends to ensure pricing is always market related

* Keep abreast of new products, innovations and suppliers to maximise on opportunities

Desired Experience & Qualification

* Matric and relevant tertiary qualification

* Previous corporate Head Office / multi branch / brand experience

* MS Office (strong Excel)

* AccPac or SAGE 300 advantageous

* Covid vaccination certificate - non-negotiable

* Good temperament to provide support, handle complaints with good reasoning skills

* Own vehicle

Package & Remuneration

R30 000 to R35 000 CTC, including Provident Fund, determined according to qualification and experience

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