Overseeing and supervising employees and all activities of the purchasing department.
Preparing procurement plans for the purchase of equipment, services, and supplies.
Draft relevant company procurement policies and standards.
Following and enforcing the company’s procurement policies and procedures.
Reviewing, comparing, analyzing, and approving products and services to be purchased.
Managing inventories and maintaining accurate purchase and pricing records.
Maintaining and updating supplier information such as qualifications, delivery times, product ranges, etc.
Maintaining good supplier relations and negotiating contracts.
Researching and evaluating prospective suppliers.
Demonstrates continuous improvement mindset.
Preparing budgets, cost analyses, and reports.
Higher National Diploma in Purchasing and Supply.
Degree in Accounting, Business Management or a similar field is preferred.
10+ years of experience as a procurement officer or in a similar position.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office and ERP/Purchasing software.
SAP ERP system implementation and employees training experience.
Strong communication and negotiation skills.
Good analytical and strategic thinking skills.
Supervisory and management experience.
Experience in remote mining greenfield work location is required.
Attention to detail.