11 Feb 2021

Procurement Officer at Bunge North America

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Job Description

Company: Bunge

The role has full responsibility for the procurement of high quality and cost efficient supplies for the company while maintaining professional evaluation of vendors, negotiating contracts and preparing reports for decision making.

Roles and Responsibilities

  1. General Duties

Develop, monitor and implement appropriate actions to contract management, requisitioning, ordering, expediting, receiving, distribution and payment of goods and services to suppliers

Perform expediting activities including forwarding and clearing

Perform market surveys, build suppliers profiles and benchmarks per type of product/services

Assist in preparing tender document, tender evaluation and contract preparations and management

Prepare negotiation / decision making tools

Perform creation of contracts in SAP

Processing of electronic applications in purchasing system to (call) orders

Enter and process Purchase Orders in SAP

Conduct payment reconciliation with suppliers in SAP as well as GRN in SAP

Administrative handling of order vouchers (distribution of copies, storage, etc.)

Maintain high consistency archiving system

Follow up on delivery’s mistakes and/or delay’s

Check goods condition at delivery time

Participate to achieve optimal stock level management

Monitor Payment Terms and Payment delays

Evaluate service provider’s performance against contract terms, and against competition

Initiate & propose mid and long-term improvements

Request for quotation for goods, services and transport:  land, air and sea freight

Evaluation and processing in SAP freight tariff system

Enter and maintain updated all freight rates in SAP (national and international transport standards)

Provide periodic statements of cost/performance/turnover per supplier

Prepare procurement related reports regularly as required

Act as point of contact for internal customers (sales/logistics/production/quality)

  1. Departmental Relations

Maintain contact with departmental heads on all procurement related request and issues.

  1. External Relations

Maintain relationships with all suppliers and vendors

  1. Responsibility for Company Asset

Has responsibility for the effective and efficient utilization of office logistics.


  1. Educational Qualification
    • First Degree in Procurement or Supply Chain Management
  1. Previous Experience
    • At least five years’ experience in procurement
  1. Technical Skills
    • Excellent skills in market surveys
    • Good negotiation skills
    • Competent to use MS Office
    • Knowledge in use of ERP(SAP) will be an added advantage
  1. Personality
    • Team-player- Ability to relate and work in cooperation with people at all levels.
    • Ability to prioritize and deliver on deadlines
    • Strong planning and execution skills
    • High Level of confidentiality and integrity
    • Exhibits high level of self-starter and ability to take initiatives
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
    • Ability to work independently and manage multiple work schedule

Method of Application

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Closing Date : 25 Feb. 2021

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