Procurement Manager

at Q - Sourcing
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted June 24, 2022
Category Management
Procurement
Job Type Full-time
Currency UGX

Description

Q-Sourcing Servtec is a manpower management solutions firm operating in the East African Region in the countries of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, and South Sudan.

Q-Sourcing Servtec Group is looking for a competent, skilled, and experienced Procurement Manager for one of our clients in Kampala.

Job summary:

The company is desirous of recruiting Procurement Manager to manage procurement activities of all the organization business branches within Uganda and will be responsible for the supply chain management that includes; participating in generating new orders, sourcing for suitable suppliers, placing new orders, arranging transportation, delivery confirmation, and monitoring proper utilization

KEY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Establish profitable supplier relationships
  • Develop supplier evaluation system
  • Perform risk management
  • Gathering information, conducting research and analysis to evaluate market trends to reduce procurement costs.
  • Collaboration with key staff to clarify on specifications and requirements of the products
  • Finalize purchase details of orders and deliveries
  • Handling of all import activities
  • Regular reporting to management
  • Maintaining supplier relationships, meeting with suppliers
  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
  • Supporting the process of setting-up the local production / company
  • Support in additional administrative tasks occurring during the company set up

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Procurement and Logistics, supply chain management or business administration.
  • 5years experience as a procurement manager preferably in the cosmetics industry.
  • Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques
  • Strong communication skills with all stakeholders (verbal and written)
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Solid knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of Microsoft 365 Business Central beneficial
  • Excellent mentoring, coaching and people management skills
  • Aptitude in decision-making and working with numbers
  • Experience in collecting and analyzing data

 Personal skills / expectations

  • Treats people with respect
  • Works with integrity and respects ethical aspects
  • Follows policies and procedures
  • Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time
  • Keeps commitments
  • Is self-motivated, working with passion
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