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Senior Procurement Officer Job Placement – Duma Works

Organisation: Duma
Works
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Duma Works is changing the way
people think about hiring.  They are efficiently connecting employers and
potential hires through our mobile platform, we make finding that perfect
person a fun experience, allowing businesses to grow and job seekers to access
new opportunities. Duma Works is a recruiting platform that fuses traditional
human-centered recruiting and an interactive digital process to simplify how
growing businesses hire top talent on the African continent. Since 2012,
hundreds of employers all over East Africa have used DUMA Works to save time
and money when identifying qualified job candidates. They are recruiting for a
valuable client, a distribution and finance company that sells high quality
solar product and appliances to households and businesses in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Senior
Procurement Officer will be responsible for the timely procurement of goods and
services ensuring cost effectiveness commensurate with quality.
All purchases shall be in
accordance with company standard practices and all state laws. The incumbent
will promote and maintain a high level of communication and liaison with the
external supplier community and departments.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Supplier
    Identification:
    Find and
    review potential suppliers of stock items to be bought locally and
    internationally to ensure quality products from suppliers under good
    terms, e.g. Credit and present your review in a structured report to
    enable effective decision making.
  • Procurement
    Projects:
    Review
    opportunities for improving Procurement, such as changing local supplier
    or moving to bulk purchase of an item Stock Management.
  • Forecasting: Review and understand past and future
    stock movements at SolarNow, through which you work on accurate
    forecasting of order requirements for products sourced internationally.
  • Payment
    Planning:
    You review order
    requirements to enable accurate cash requirement planning across months,
    you further ensure that cash requirement is within constraints given by
    finance Order Management.
  • Overview: Track all orders made against key
    requirements set in the order overview to enable accurate tracking of
    orders and supplier management. You identify key trends in the data
    tracked and share ideas with your manager for improvements.
  • Order
    Placement:
    Get quotations
    from suppliers for orders, based on the forecast, and ensure accurate
    paperwork to place orders within a risk free Procurement environment.
  • Order
    Production, Inspection and Shipping:
    You work with the supplier and chosen shipping agents to ensure no
    delays and correct paperwork during the order process.
  • Review
    of shipping in a structured report to enable effective decision making.
    Use the information from shipping reports to actively identify alternative
    Management and Coaching.
  • Reporting: Prepare weekly report on time to enable
    accurate tracking of your work and the Procurement team
  • Quality
    Assurance:
    Review work
    done by Junior Officers to ensure it meets requirements
  • Performance
    Monitoring:
    Track and
    review the performance of Junior Officers to ensure optimal team
    performance
  • Mentoring
    and Coaching:
    Support the
    development of Junior Officers
     
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Bachelors in
    Procurement and supply Chain management, Procurement and Logistics or
    similar field.
  • Certified
    Professional Purchaser accreditation is a must.
  • Client/Customer
    Awareness
  • Interpersonal
    Relations
  • Listening
    Skills
  • Organizing/Planning
    Ability
  • Personal
    Work Ethic
  • Attention
    to Detail
  • Integrity.
  • Flexibility
    and adaptability
  • Team
    work and relation building ability
  • Good
    communication skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send a cover letter and detailed CVs via E-mail
to:  apply@jobs.dumaworks.com with the subject line as “3342”, Your Full
name &  Phone number e.g. 3342 Okedi Jonathan, +2567xxxxxxxx. If you
don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through. You may
also apply online at the link below.
N.B: You will receive a
confirmation email and an alert to take a basic screening test over SMS or
online. The email with the test may not arrive immediately. Please be patient.
The email/SMS test will typically be 5-8 questions to help us understand your
background. Regular SMS rates apply to the test. If you have any issues with
the process, please reach out to +254702093793.
Deadline: 31st May 2018
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