PROCUREMENT TRANSACTIONAL BUYER

Job Category: PROCURMENT/MARKETING
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Cameroon
Experience Level: 5 years minimum
African Zone: Cameroon

We are looking for a PROCUREMENT TRANSACTIONAL BUYER for our client

CLOSING DATE: 30TH JUNE, 2024


PURPOSE PROCUREMENT TRANSACTIONAL BUYER

We are looking for a PROCUREMENT TRANSACTIONAL BUYER who will be responsible for planning, structuring and organizing all procurement and supply chain activities for all our client’s entities using an efficient and consistent application of a procurement management policy to guarantee the quality of goods/services provided and at the optimal cost. He/She will research all potential alternative suppliers where necessary, liaise with operations when tendering new suppliers, report on Procurement deliverables to and seek guidance/approvals from the Finance Manager

RESPONSIBILITIES PROCUREMENT TRANSACTIONAL BUYER

  • Actively manage and drive effective local procurement and continuous optimization to support the strategy of increased contract buying.
  • Manage day-to-day buying and related planning, manage and execute buying process for off-contract transactions.
  • Input accurate data into the ERP system to enable reliable reporting and analysis. PROCUREMENT TRANSACTIONAL BUYER
  • Communicate with line managers and suppliers to ensure Procurement expectations are being met.
  • Support the implementation of strategies to achieve local targets and facilitate meeting targets.
  • Ensure the buying process is procedurally compliant and audit documentation and HSE purposes are available.
  • Promote and adhere to the procedures, policies and guidelines, including, without limitation, those relating to HSE, Competition Law and Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABC)
  • Monitors compliance with company procedures, and assists in tax compliance requirements.
  • Work with both internal and external auditors during financial and operational audits.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidates must: PROCUREMENT TRANSACTIONAL BUYER

  • Have extensive experience in procurement, supply chain, shipping and logistics
  • Have at least 5 years of supply management, operational management experience, or experience in the primary service delivery of the organization.
  • Have a proven track record of delivering large savings.
  • Have exceptional interpersonal relations on all levels, be precise, attentive to detail, and proficient in MS Office applications, especially EXCEL
  • Knowing about Oracle systems and computer applications, is an advantage.
  • CIPS or any certification in the Supply chain will be a plus
  • Be a team player at executive levels to collaborate with business units and functional partners like IT, Finance, HR, etc.
  • Have In-depth knowledge of sourcing and procurement principles and best practices
  • Foster innovation, collaborate effectively, embrace change and deliver superior results
  • Foster a sense of urgency to exceed targets, work to exceed customers’ expectations and strive for operational excellence.
  • Have experience with modern sourcing and procurement systems, familiarity with relevant legislative and regulatory requirements, as well as an understanding of standard contractual terms and conditions to mitigate legal risk

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