Procurement Manager

$65,000 - $70,000 yearly
  • CAPELLE AND PARTNER
  • Remote (Republic of Nauru)
  • Apr 15, 2024
Full time Logistics, Distribution and Warehouse Purchasing-Procurement Retail & Consumer Products

Job Description & Skills/Qualifications Required

OVERVIEW

Employed in Nauru, a medium-sized, family-run enterprise with a continuous history since 1965. Holding a substantial market share, approximately 60-70%, in supplying goods to the nation. This role entails overseeing the procurement of stock for both retail and wholesale distribution across Nauru.

Essential qualifications include strong negotiation skills, a solid understanding of marketing, and the ability to build and maintaine effective supplier relationships. Attention to cost-efficiency, adept risk management, and adherence to ethical standards are vital aspects of this position.

The package includes provided accommodation, a company vehicle, and other attractive benefits. Competitive compensation ensures guaranteed savings throughout the contract period.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

·       Developing procurement strategies that are inventive and cost-effective.

·       Sourcing and engaging reliable suppliers and vendors.

·       Regular negotiation with suppliers and vendors to secure advantageous terms.

·       Reviewing existing contracts with suppliers and vendors to ensure on-going feasibility.

·       Building and maintaining long-term relationships with vendors and suppliers.

·       Supervising the purchasing team and delegating tasks across departments when necessary.

·       Organizing and confirming delivery of goods and services.

·       Performing risk assessments on existing and potential supply arrangements/agreements.

·       Promote and maintain a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs.

·       Overseeing and managing the Procurement systems that track shipments, inventory, and the supply of goods.

·       Regular review of inventory reports and collaborate with sales and accounts to minimize overstock.

·       Conduct pre-shipping meetings for update of relevant departments with status of shipments and related operations.

·       Preparing procurement reports

·      Any other duties assigned by Senior Management;

 

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure that cyclical requirements for retail, wholesale and hardware; as well as internal and project use are supplied and delivered in a timely manner;
  • Ensure that Senior Management are updated/informed on procurement cut-offs, delivery, and shipping schedules.
  • Maintain and improve flow of paperwork between Procurement and other relevant departments for the efficient discharge of stock from containers for sale.
  • Researching suppliers.
  • Comparing and evaluating supplier offers.
  • Negotiating contract terms and pricing.
  • Tracking orders and ensure smooth delivery.
  • Assessing and monitoring the quality of products.
  • Entering data into order portals and customer relationship management systems.
  • Monitoring stock levels.
  • Placing orders as needed.
  • Coordinating with warehouse staff to ensure storage requirements are met.
  • Working within set budgets.
  • Coordinating logistics.

PREFERRED SKILLS AND ATTITUDE

·      Good understanding of budgeting

·      Solid grasp of interpersonal communications skills

·       Superb written and verbal communication and negotiation skills.

·       Great organizational and planning skills.

·       The ability to identify market trends and make decisions in a high-stress environment.

·       The ability to follow client specifications.

·       Excellent networking and time management skills.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

·       Bachelor’s degree or 15 years experience in procurement and logistics for retail and/or wholesale.

·       Previous experience in a similar position.

·      Proficiency in the relevant management software programs.

·       5 years’ experience in management positions;

 

ADDITIONAL NOTES

Employee is encouraged to be proactive in his/her role to welcome opportunities and challenges that will enable further personal and professional development. In doing so, it will add value towards his/her individual interaction and contribution with the team and overall the company.

How to apply 

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  1. An Application letter
  2.  Current CV with contact details of at least 2 referees
  3. Certificates/evidence of qualifications (if any )

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Job Functions

Purchasing, Procurement & Stores

Industry

Retail & Consumer Products

Indoor/Outdoor

Indoor

Job open to:

Fiji Residents Only, Overseas/ Non Fiji Residents

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