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Procurement Officer

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Job Description

Our client, a leading specialty chemicals company represented in 25 countries, is looking for a Procurement Officer.

The incumbent will be responsible for all procurement functions on site.

Some of the duties include:

  • Assist and guide end-users to use the correct Procurement platform for raising Purchase requirements, in line with Procurement Policies and Procedures.
  • Assist end-users to obtain quotes and estimates from relevant approved suppliers, by following the Procurement Policies and Procedures.
  • Purchasing material for inventory and non-stock items
  • Reviewing Purchase orders and ensuring that it is send to the relevant suppliers
  • Resolving errors on purchase orders as required
  • Conducting price negotiations with suppliers
  • Establishing and maintaining strong and trusting relationships with site specific suppliers.
  • Analyse price trends and assess their impact on future activities as well as continuously develop market knowledge
  • Ensure that quality standards are maintained and all complaints and non-conformities from suppliers are captured and managed
  • Assist in general day-to-day activities and actions required in the running of the Procurement department to ensure stakeholder satisfaction and limited business interruptions.


  • Diploma or Degree in Procurement or Supply Chain
  • CIPS or other formal Procurement qualifications and association will be advantageous
  • 5 – 10 years Procurement experience in a Technical Environment is required
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good planning and organizing skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Proven track record of negotiation skills
  • Good knowledge of Technical procurement in Plant environment
Well structured remuneration package is on offer.
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