Chief Buyer

Job Summary


 

We are looking for enthusiastic. self-motivated and committed individuals to join our team for the positions below :

Chief Buyer

The Incumbent will report to the Procurement Executive and key responsibilities Include managing and coordinating operations of procurement function for the smooth flow of procurement of materials and services.

 

Duties And Responsibilities


 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Procurement Management
• Implements policies and guidelines for delivering commercial and cost effective procuring process for the business.
• Manages purchasing of equipment materials. supplies and services for the company ensuring compliance with policies, procedures and statutory regulations
• Manages and coordinates procurement cycle to ensure that goods. works and services are provided timeously and at competitive terms.
• Drafts and recommends procurement resolutions to the Procurement Management Unit, Accounting Officer and Authority for approval.
• Reviews procurement policies and procedures and recommends to management any amendments as and when necessary.
Contract Management
• Negotiates contracts with winning bidders upon awards.
• Manages supply contracts and orders in the benefit Interest of the company.
• Resolves vendor or contractor grievances and claims against suppliers.
• Negotiates sale agreements with buyers for disposal of security items from recovered materials projects e.g. copper, aluminum, platinum etc
People Management
• Implements all aspects of HR functions within the department with respect to recruitment needs, personal development, performance monitoring and team building.
• Undertakes all people management related activities in accordance with the TelOne’s Standards.
Financial Resource Management
• Assists Procurement Executive in formulating capital and operational budgets for the department
• Evaluates cost and quality of materials, equipment, products, or services.
• Ensures stringent material control that include usage, scrap and inventory levels to ensure company targets are met by keeping material costs low.
• Identities and addresses pricing and product Inconsistencies for quality and value for money purposes.

Qualifications And Experience


 

Qualifications / Experience
• BCom (Hons) Degree in Purchasing & Supply/ BSc (Hons) Degree in Supply Chain Management or equivalent
• CIPS Professional qualification will be an added advantage
• Undoubted working knowledge and skill of Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Act
• Minimum of five years’ relevant experience In procurement environment.
• Class 4 Drivers License a requirement.
Competencies
• Strong business acumen, management and analytical skills.
• Good communication and interpersonal skills with employees and stakeholders.
• Ability to translate Insights into action.
• Ability to multi-task and manage multiple priorities.

How To Apply


 

Interested and Qualifying candidates to apply via email to careers@telone.co.zw by 18 March 2022.