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Bothwell zone Harare, Zimbabwe , 244 Days Ago Job reference: (547)
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Salary Range: $ 1000 - 4000 Per Month
Job Category: Supply Chain /Logistics / Shipping / Procurement
Sub Category:
Job Shift: Morning
Posted: 04-11-2019
Admin Notes: 
Minimum Education: University
Degree Title: Purchasing and supply
Minimum Experience: 3 Years
Age: 25 Years - 30 Years
Work Permit:
Required Travel:
Job Status
Job Status: Sourcing
Start Publishing: 04-11-2019
No of Jobs: 0
Stop Publishing: 04-12-2019
Location Harare, Zimbabwe
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Harare, Zimbabwe


The Buyer is responsible for day-to-day purchasing activities in the Workshop Administration Department (Spares, Tarpaulins, Tyres and Fuel sections) and assistance for other departments with regards to purchasing orders.


The Buyer has the overall responsibility to ensure that all procurement will be carried out in the most cost effective and timely way.


The Buyer reports to the Workshop Administration Manager.

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



Academic Background: Relevant degree/diploma in Purchasing and Supply;
Experience required (minimum/maximum): with 3-5 years, with relevant experience in a similar role within the transport industry;
IT knowledge: excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office products (word; excel; power point)

Prefered 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;


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