Job DescriptionPosition is based in Cape Town. 6 Month Fixed Term Contract Role!Requirements: ? Purchase goods, materials, components or services in line with specified cost, quality and delivery targets; ? Support the purchasing function and other relevant departments and communicate any supply problems which may impact on business operations; ? Act as an interface between suppliers and other relevant departments on purchasing processes and new projects and activities; ? Monitor and advise on any issues which present risk or opportunity to the organisation; ? Monitor market trends, competitor strategies and market suppliers ? Prepare reports and updates as and when required; ? Work closely with others in the procurement function and review opportunities for continuous improvement and business improvements; ? Negotiate contracts, improve prices and terms of business with suppliers and review opportunities to make business savings utilising negotiation and procurement best practice tools and methods; ? Prepare and raise purchase orders and order schedules ? Build, maintain and manage supplier relationships and keep up good communications; ? Ensure that a professional and consistent approach is taken in relation to all supplier relationships; ? Conduct research for suppliers ? Assess and evaluate suppliers and contribute to performance reviews to ensure contract compliance ? Contact suppliers to resolve price, quality, delivery or invoice issues.
Responsibilities + Skills
Must have previous Buying experience; Must have SAP experience.