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Buyer - Harare,Zimbabwe

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #9799
Job Location Harare,Zimbabwe
Company Type Transport & Logistics
Job Role Buyer
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable TBC

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Middle Management
Years of Experience 3
Residence Location Harare,Zimbabwe
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Zimbabwean or Permanent Resident
Degree Related degree, diploma or qualification

Job Description

  • Job Status: Closed

Our Client is a reputable, established Transport Company who is looking for a driven and detail-oriented Buyer to be responsible for selecting and purchasing quality products & services for their business.

Responsible for the purchasing of spares, protective clothing and any other consumables required for use by the company
Negotiating with suppliers to ensure that the company gets the best possible deals at all times
Organizing payment for any items purchased
Evaluating the performance of suppliers (who supply new spares or recondition old ones) to ensure that the company gets value for money from them
Following up on outwork
Collection of orders and any outwork
Recommending good procurement plans, systems and procedures
Compiling of weekly budget
Obtaining at least three quotations when buying wherever possible
Raising purchase orders and getting them approved by the stores manager
Ensuring that all goods received come with a proper VAT invoice
Ensuring that GRVs are timeously raised for all goods received
Ensuring that approved invoices, with the purchase order and GRVs attached are send to accounts department for processing on time.
Developing, maintaining and updating a suppliers data base
Liaising with stores controllers on minimum and maximum stock levels for spares
Ensuring correct costing of all items/spares in stock.
Assisting with stock takes as and when required to do so
Assisting with investigations and reporting of any stock variances arising from any such stock takes
Assisting with the analysis of stock or spares usage trends
Production of daily, weekly or monthly procurement and stock usage reports
Liaising with workshops to ensure that the spares being purchased are of the right quality
Ensuring that all company assets, tools and vehicles used by stores are properly looked after and serviced as and when they are due for servicing
Contribute for the continuous development of FMS workshop administration modules to benefit and reduce wasted time
Ensure FMS is used to its full functionality which allows for full control of the fleet at all times and full visibility and risk management
Contribute with any innovative ideas or ways that may improve the operations and/or efficiency of the company and share/communicate it in a proper manner to management
Perform other tasks as may be required by the Workshop Administration Manager

Key Skills
Communication and Co-operation skills
Strong customer and human resources relationship skills
Details orientation (accuracy and quality orientation when working)
High levels of responsibility and accountability
Hard worker, with high levels of dedication
Energetic hands-on individual with strong leadership skills
Results orientated and good time management skills
Planning and Organizational Skills
Pro-active management style with initiative, dynamism and assertiveness approach.
Good judgment and ability to lead by example by demonstrating high ethical and moral behaviour whilst ensuring compliance with the Health, Safety, Environmental & Security and Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption policies for yourself
Available to pursue personal development of skills and knowledge necessary for the effective performance of the role

  • Job Role: Buyer
  • Industry: Procurement
  • Salary: Negotiable TBC

Required Skills

3 Years of Experience
Academic Background: Relevant degree/diploma in Purchasing and Supply
Experience required with 3-5 years, with relevant experience in a similar role within the transport industry

Additional Requirements

Supply Chain
Purchasing Manager

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