Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Purchasing Officer

KEDS Tanzania Company Limited (hereinafter referred to as “KEDS Tanzania” or “Company”) was registered in Tanzania in the year 2016. The principal business is mainly the international trade of building material products and daily chemical instant consumables. It is based and projected to take advantage (in the future) of the development and expansion of emerging markets in Africa. KEDS intends to employ up to 180 employees working for the company in 2017. KEDS is dedicated to put the customer at the foremost, with its core business philosophy as the improvement of living quality of people from emerging countries. Therefore, KEDS has formed a strong team of product research and development providing people from emerging markets with Daily FMCG.

POSITION TITTLE: Purchasing Officer
REPORTS TO: Project and Admin Manager

1. Analysis and processing of purchase enquiries from Customers, and submitting them to Local Suppliers for quotations and PFIs.
2. Analyse PFIs and price quotations from Local suppliers, and submit them to Customers with recommendations on best the Supplier and purchase terms.
3. Analyse and check Purchase Requisitions on Flowcentric from Customers, for input and correction of prices, checking of supplier code, inserting tax codes and checking correctness to Proforma invoice and other terms. Submitting the Requisition to approving authority.
4. Preparation, expediting and distribution of Local Purchase orders to Customers and Suppliers.
5. Update and maintain orders Tracking report and follow up to ensure timely preparation of Purchase orders and delivery of orders.
6. Provide inputs in the registration and assessment of supplier performance.
7. Periodically prepare and update purchase orders tracking reports and submit to Customers and suppliers to inform them on status of purchase orders.
8. Continuously evaluate processes and market trends to identify improvement opportunities.

1. Completion of a Bachelor’s degree from a college or university of recognized standing with some business bias. Or an Advanced Diploma in Materials management from a recognised institution.
2. Progressively responsible experience in purchasing, with an emphasis on order processing and sourcing).
3. Computer literate and usage/knowledge of MS Office, Microsoft word, Excel and other programs
4. Can communicate in English.

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their detailed CV with one recent Passport Size Photo and a day time telephone contact by August 18, 2017 to kedsrecruits@gmail.com (indicate the position title in the email subject line).

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted VIA 0620399153