BUYER – SOUTHERN DIVISION – ZUPCO

ZUPCO

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill in the following position.

BUYER – SOUTHERN DIVISION

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Reporting to the Divisional Operations Manager, the successful candidate shall inter-alia be responsible for the following:
Soliciting quotations and raising purchase orders.
Review purchasing requests and related documents received from end users to ensure compliance on a daily basis with established ZUPCO procurement policies and procedures.
Research and evaluate suppliers based on price, quality, selection, service, support, availability, reliability, production and distribution capabilities, and the supplier’s reputation and history.
Interacts with vendors and end user departments to coordinate, facilitate and resolve routine day to day procurement issues.
Process purchasing requests using SAP system.
Expediting deliveries.
Developing and implementing new purchasing strategies to deliver ongoing cost reductions and process simplification.
Maintain relations with subcontractors and suppliers.
SAP proficiency.
Any other duties as assigned by superiors.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE (from accredited and reputable institutions)

Degree in Purchasing and Supply Management or Higher National Diploma in Purchasing and Supply or equivalent.
Five years experience in procurement and logistics
A professional qualification in procurement and membership of a recognised professional institution is an added advantage.
Conversant with tender/ procurement procedures. Proven knowledge of SAP ERP system.
Experience in transport industry.

A clean Class 4 Driver’s licence is a must, applications with detailed CVs and certified copies of certificates should be submitted to:
The Human Resources Officer
2200Av Khami Road
Bulawayo
Not later than the 14th of June 2019. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted