Vacancy - Procurement Officer

We are looking for an astute Procurement Officer to oversee purchasing activities and ensure that purchased items are both cost-efficient and of high quality. The procurement officer’s responsibilities include maintaining positive supplier relations, evaluating supply options, approving purchases, and maintaining accurate records.

The preferred candidate should have an analytical mind, should be able to negotiate well and ensure that all purchases comply with company standards and keep up with product and service trends.

• Create and maintain relationships with vendors/suppliers.

• Estimate and establish budgets for purchases.

• Maintaining and updating supplier information such as qualifications, delivery times, product ranges, etc.

• Maintain purchase records and other important data.

• Negotiate pricing and supply contracts.

• Develop plans for purchasing services and supplies.

• Ensure that the products and supplies meet specified quality standards.

• Work with team members to complete duties as needed.

• Following and enforcing the company’s procurement policies and procedures.

• Reviewing, comparing, analyzing, and approving products and services to be purchased.

• Managing inventories and maintaining accurate purchase and pricing records.

• Researching and evaluating prospective suppliers.

• Preparing budgets, cost analyses, and reports.

• Assist in resolving Accounts payable invoice discrepancies.

• BSc in Purchasing and Logistics, Purchasing and Supply, Business Studies, Supply Chain Management, or Marketing.

• 2+ years of experience as a procurement officer or in a similar position.

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office and purchasing software.

• Strong communication and negotiation skills.

• Good analytical and strategic thinking skills.

• Supervisory and management experience.

• Attention to detail.

• Ability to negotiate contracts.

• Ability to multitask, prioritise, and manage time efficiently.

• Excellent communication skills

• Accurate attention to detail

• Goal-oriented, organised team player

• Ability to work well with management and staff at all levels.

Benefits/Salary – Attractive and Negotiable


Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter in PDF format to using the Job Title as the subject of the email. 

Only Candidates with proven experience need apply please.