Procurement Manager

Gaborone – South-East – Botswana

Our client in the food service industry is looking for a Procurement Manager who will be responsible for liaising with both Sales and Operations to ensure that stock is available as and when required. The incumbent will report to the General Manager, and will ensure that stock levels are maintained within the set targets, and ensure that stock of dry, frozen goods and equipment are bought at the best prices and delivered on time.
Additional Responsibilities
  • Commit to achieving the advertising and revaluate income budgets
  • Buy within the guidelines agreed by the National Procurement team
  • Always get a better deal from suppliers
  • Timely loading of supplier prices onto Great Plains
  • Ensure that we are charged the right prices from suppliers
  • Attend to all supplier queries, prices and product short deliveries
  • Constantly be on the lookout for new and innovative products that can add value to our business
  • Be available for and control stock take
Qualifications & Experience
  • Affiliation with the Procurement Association would be ideal
  • Qualification in Procurement Management would be advantageous
  • At least 3 years’ Procurement Generalist experience preferably within a FMCG environment
  • Deadline driven
  • Presentable
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and be part of a team
  • Ability to manage people
  • Computer literacy; high skilled level in MS Excel, Macros and pivot tables. Great Plains would be advantageous