Logistics Jobs – Purchasing Manager at Movit Products

Job Title:    Purchasing Manager  
Organisation: Movit Products
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Head of Supply
and Chain
About US:
Movit Products
Limited is one of the Leading Cosmetics Manufacturers in the Great Lakes
region. Movit Products Ltd, a cosmetic manufacturing company was formed after a
careful assessment of the community development needs, a feeling of Ugandans as
well as a trend in global development.
Job Summary: The Purchasing
Manager will be responsible for coordinating all company purchasing processes and
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
The incumbent will procure goods and services for
the company
Develop policies, procedures and ways of improving
procurement processes, supply networks to reduce cost reduction& process
Keenly analyze trends and market conditions for the
present and future pricing, availability, lead-time, and capacity of goods and
Interview, identify, and qualify potential new
vendors or suppliers in order to secure more cost-effective sources of products
and services
The incumbent will manage procurement team staffing,
including recruitment, supervision, scheduling, development, evaluation, and
disciplinary actions.
Oversee and supervise all the purchasing activities
Prepare and process requisitions and purchase orders
for supplies
Regularly review payment claims/invoices and
business term details before processing of payments
Manage business relationship with key suppliers
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should hold a good bachelor’s degree
in procurement & supply management or BBA-procurement with a post graduate
qualification in a similar field
Professional Purchasing qualification- CIPS will be
an added advantage
At least six years’ work experience in a purchasing
or procurement capacity, with at least 3 years supervisory experience at a
senior management position
Working knowledge of purchasing regulations, laws
and Procedures
Broad knowledge, familiarity and technical
competence with purchase management software and/or automated procurement
Skills in Supplier market trends analysis and leverage
Able to timely manage and give solutions to enable
the activities, projects and requirements of other departments and functions.
General knowledge of the FMCG industry, accounting,
finance, marketing, and logistics.
Excellent contract management skills are essential.
Effective bartering and negotiation skills.
Excellent organizational skills
How to Apply:
All applicants
are required to download the application form, Download Here
and send the filled application form at the web link below at the bottom of
this page.
-> Apply
NB: Only short listed candidates for interviews will be
contacted. The attached form should not exceed 1 MB.
Deadline: 7th November 2015.
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