Assistant Manager – Procurement

Company Type:
Quote job ref: DSS-3499-AB

Job Description

Desired Profile


Preferably 4+ years’ experience in local sourcing and export to Africa




– Ensure that the supply chain needs of a company are met in a timely and cost-effective manner.

– Assess costs and negotiate vendor and supply prices.

– Analyze business supply needs and ensure businesses are getting the best possible material.

– Resolve pricing conflicts and place bids with different vendors as required.

– Perform Cost analysis

– Compares prices amongst various vendors in order to make sound purchasing decisions.

– Ensures that products are delivered in a timely manner and that the quality of the goods received is satisfactory.

– Work with the finance team throughout the procurement cycle to assist with forecasting and budgeting.

– Create documentation necessary for the acquisition of materials and services.

– Review supplies, works, and services to ensure compliance with company procedures and best

– Procurement practice.

– Maintain positive working relationships with strategic suppliers to assure cost, quality, and delivery targets are met.

– Analyze market and delivery trends so as to develop new product development and/or procurement technologies and processes that support those trends.