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Thursday, October 18, 2018

Purchase Officer Job at Wagagai Limited - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Purchase Officer

Jobs at:
Wagagai Limited 

Deadline of this Job:
3rd November 2018 

Duty Station:

Date Posted: 17th October 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time

Wagagai Limited is a Dutch owned floriculture company located in Entebbe .It propagates premium plant cuttings for export to international markets.Growingon 36 hectares and employing 2000+ employees.
Wagagai Ltd is seeking a committed,honest and service oriented Purchase Officer who can lead a team of 4 staff to manage operations in the purchase section under Finance and Accounts Department.
Job Tittle: Purchase Officer.
Reports to: Finance Director.

Job Summary
He /She shall beresponsible for procuring goods for company use. He/she sources for the best available quality for the lowest price, evaluate suppliers, negotiate contracts, and review product quality, responsible for provision of excellentcustomer service, with the ability to give timely and accurate reporting to management.

Specific Responsibilities:
  • Source out potential Suppliers.
  • Compare and evaluate suppliers.
  • Negotiate contracts and pricing.
  • Track orders and ensure timely delivery.
  • Review quality of purchased products.
  • Prepare reports on purchases including cost analysis.
  • Monitor stock levels and place orders as needed.
  • Co-ordinate with stores to ensure proper storage.
  • Maintain and Review Purchasing, Shipping, and Receiving Records
Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelors Degree in Procurement and Logistics or Professional qualification -CIPS .
  • Alternatively a Degree in Commerce (or BBA) combined with experience in materials management, specifically in purchase/ procurement.
  • Minimum 3+ years experience in a busy preferably private organization.
Skills and Competencies
  • Computer literacy and excellent ability to use Ms office and Tally Accounting programs.
  • Analytical ,problem solving , and report writing skills
  • Capability to establish credibility and partnership of stakeholders
  • High Level of ethics and integrity with good communication skills.
Job application procedure
A cover letter, CV and copies of Academic documents with referees should be sent ;
The Human Resource Manager.
P.O Box 24570 Kampala.
Closing date for Applications 3rd November 2018