7 Apr 2016

Reputable Company Jobs : Procurement Coordinator

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An equal opportunity multinational company engaged in the provision of trade solutions and advisory services to both the public and private sectors has vacancy for a dynamic person to join its winning team as a: Procurement Coordinator

Description of Main Duties:

•   To perform all procurement activities using an efficiency and consistent application of a supplier management policy in order to guarantee the quality of good/services provided and at the optimal cost
•   Creation and ongoing value creation with a world class supply base
•   Development of organizational procurement strategy.
•   Creation and management of short, mid and long term goals and objective.
•   Creation and improvement of best practice based processes (e.g. leadership, of high –value /strategic sourcing efforts).
•   Management of business process outsourcing activities
•   Identification and realization of cost-saving and cost-reduction opportunities
•   Selection and management of procurement systems
•   Management of procurement staff in(and across) sourcing, contracting, transactional and purchasing ,supplier management and miscellaneous internal procurement support activities
•   Creating a talent management process in coordination with HR to ensure that the right resource are in place
•   Managing the skills and the competency development of procurement staff ,including training development and knowledge management capabilities
•   Leadership of cross –functional teaming across other business functions and initiatives
•   Development of benchmarks and scorecards to be used for continuous improvement
•   Building a procurement center of excellence(CoE) to help transform procurement and also support broader transformation of the value chain and the enterprise
•   Vet all new suppliers proposed by business and obtain relevant approval
•   Manage and monitor the purchasing system with supplier details
•   Create/delete suppliers in the procurement system
•   Follow up on others outstanding
•   Follow up on discrepancies raised by accounts payable with regards to price variances
•   Re-negotiate new contract with suppliers upon expiry
•   Maintain catalogue of all preferred suppliers
•   Update catalogue of all preferred suppliers
•   Update catalogue in the purchasing system (both internal and punch-out)
•   Manage ‘’once off’’ suppliers as per the procedure
•   Provision for all received goods not yet invoiced to e provided to management accountant (liabilities)
•   Provide reports to operational manager projects on spend analysis.
•   Co-ordination of shipping and transport
•   Expediting /inspections and quality auditing

Qualification Required & Experience

•   A Bachelor’s degree In supply chain management ,economics ,finance, operations, engineering or a related area, with a masters degree or professional certification in that discipline preferred
•   Extensive experience in procurement ,shipping and logistics
•   Oracle system and computer applications, an advantage
•   At least 6 years of senior supply management ,operational management experience, or experience in the primary service delivery of the organization
•   A proving track record of delivering large savings via a strong team of employees that the procurement coordinator manages and develops
•   Attention to detail, precise ,high influence
•   Interpersonal related exceptional on all levels
•   Proficient on MS Office application, especially excel.
•   Strong leadership skills
•   Team player at executive levels to collaborate with business units and functional partners like IT ,Finance ,HR, etc
•   Solid operational management and general business skills and savvy
•   Working knowledge of finance and /or accounting in terms of budgeting cost management, financial accounting, treasury, risk management, etc.
•   Industry knowledge in terms of broad industry dynamics on the buy-side(and the sell-side),but also the internal knowledge and language of the business
•   Excellent communication skills and even better listening skills that allows the procurement coordinator to get the voice of the internal customer” and to understand the company culture and how to best communicate procurement value to it.
•   In-depth knowledge of sourcing and procurement principles and best practices, but does not have to come from within the procurement ranks.
•   Strong negotiation skills to use for large commercial deals
•   Experience with modern sourcing and procurement system
•   Familiarity with relevant legislative and regulatory requirement, as well as understanding of standard contractual terms and conditions to mitigate legal risk.
•   Strategic mindset and problem solving skill.

Location: Accra

How to Apply

Applications and CVs should be forwarded to: [email protected] Closing Date: 15 April, 2016

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