Buyer – Bindura Municipality

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

The position is located in the Town Clerks department and in grade 6. The incumbent shall be responsible for effective procurement of goods and services on behalf of Bindura Municipality.
Person specification
• Degree in purchasing and supply or equivalent
• Management qualification is an added advantage
• Membership of a recognised professional organisation
• At least 5 years experience in procurement
• Experience in public procurement will be an added advantage
• Knowledge of generally accepted purchasing and supply procedures
• Strong negotiation skills
• Thorough knowledge and experience in computer applications
• Clean class 4 driver’s experience
• Age- minimum of 30 years.
Job Specification
• Negotiating contractual arrangements with suppliers to ensure that value for money and excellent service levels are maintained and optimized across all categories of expenditure.
• Optimising payment terms in favour of Bindura Municipality
• Undertaking research and analysis into supply market and customer requirements, including gathering information from a variety of sources, analysing data, identifying trends and preparing reports and recommendations
• Creating and maintaining a suppliers list
• Preparation of tender documents
• Provision of secretarial services to the procurement committee
• Providing support to the implementation, transition and management of the contracts
• Production of monthly and demand procurement reports
• Providing procurement advice to departments
• Maintenance of minimum stock levels
• Developing and maintain effective relationships with suppliers and departments
• Designing appropriate reporting and monitoring mechanisms that clearly highlight cost savings achieved by category/supplier and validate supplier performance and concerns
• Verifying receipt of items and recommending payment
• Stores management, and
• Supervising the Stores Clerk
Interested candidates to send application letters and detailed CVs to the Town Clerk on:

Deadline 2 November 2018