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Procurement Manager - Mozambique

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #9669
Job Location Mozambique
Company Type Transport, Shipping and Logistics
Job Role Procurement Manager
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Senior Management
Years of Experience 5
Residence Location Mozambique
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Any but must be willing to relocate to Beira, Mozambique
Degree Degree in Business and Administration and/or Procurement Managemen

Job Description

  • Job Status: Closed

Our client is looking for a Procurement Manager to join their team.
The Procurement Manager is responsible for Procurement for the business units of the company and for the day-to-day routine operations in the Stores Department (Spares, Second Hand Spares, Tarpaulins, Gas, Oil and Tyres Stores

Outline of Duties & Responsibilities:
Develop and implement supply chain and contract management instructions, policies and procedures following senior management approval;
Design and implement improvements to Stores and Procurement information systems and processes by working with IT management;
Identify cost saving opportunities and reduce costs within the Stores and Procurement processes by liaising with BU management, suppliers and staff;
Manage systems that ensures Stores has stock to maintain the fleet without delays, and that analyse present and future needs to avoid stock-outs and shortages. This includes managing the output and performance of Stores and Procurement staff;
Establish and maintain strong and professional working relationships with vendors and suppliers, building partnerships that improve service delivery and pricing structures offered to the Company;
Manage vendor and supplier grievances and claims against suppliers;
Price check procurement requirements finding the correct balance between quality and price by critical correspondence with suppliers and internal customers on their stock requirements, and setting the standards for support staff in this regard;
Expand Second Hand Stores and promote the use of second-hand spares to reduce costs and waste by implementing used spares stock management systems throughout the BU’s;
Establish and maintain a strong and professional working relationship and communication channel, primarily with workshops, but also with divisions and BU’s in the Group to ensure efficient service delivery;
Ensure Stores and Procurement Information Systems procedures (Sage, FMS) are implemented and IS records are accurate and kept up to date by directing and coordinating the activities of staff;
Contribute to the continuous development of Sage Stores module;
Implement robust security and stock control mechanisms to protect the Company’s assets;
Manage the implementation of the OTI Automatic Tank Gauging and Fuel management system;
Maintain and manage all data and records of the fleet in Sage and ensure that the physical vehicle matches with the record on Sage;
Manage the availability of spare parts to reduce unscheduled downtime of the fleet to 30 minutes;
Liaise with Workshop to obtain information about spares needs to ensure the procurement of spares that meet manufacturers and Company specifications, for delivery on time;
Manage the housekeeping of the work environment and promote work professionalism;
Train Stores teams to have a service provision outlook and to treat the people they are supplying as “customers”, able to engage with suppliers, the authorities and colleagues in the realisation of their work. Stores is the shop front of the business;
Assign work areas and tasks to subordinates and ensure the completion of work assigned by manging their performance on a daily basis and through the Company performance appraisal system;
Develop and comply with HSES regulations by developing anti-theft measures and assuming responsibility for the security and safe-keeping of stock, especially tools, spare parts, diesel, etc;
Manage, supervise, support and develop the Stores and Procurement team, ensuring motivation, discipline, performance and morale is maintained;
Manage attendance and initiate and implement corrective actions for acts of misconduct and unacceptable performance, in compliance with disciplinary processes and the law;
Ensure that new employees are hired within the guidelines of the recruitment policy and are trained and educated according to Company standards and safety requirements;
Perform other tasks as may be required

Key Skills
Good communication skills;
Empathy and ability to work in a team;
Display high levels of responsibility and accountability;
Accuracy and strong orientation to details;
Good judgment and strong profit orientation;
Hard worker, with high levels of energy and self-motivation;
Results orientated with delivery capabilities and good time management skills;
Excellent planning and organization skills;
Decision making skills;
Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, co-workers, managers, suppliers and general public;
Conflict management ability;
Pro-active management style with initiative, dynamism and assertiveness;
Show interest in developing staff who directly report to the manager;
Ability to ensure compliance with the Health, Safety, Environmental & Security and Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption policies for the entire team for which the manager is responsible;
Available to pursue

  • Job Role: Procurement Manager
  • Industry: Procurement
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Degree in Business and Administration and/or Procurement Management;
2-5 years’ experience, preferably in Transport and/or Logistics;
Good understanding of the Business Model, Business Needs and Procurement procedures;
IT knowledge: excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office products (excel; word; power point);
Others: fluent English; Portuguese is an added advantage;

Additional Requirements

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