Purchasing Officer at Stalwart Investments Limited
Stalwart Investments Limited
Lusaka, Zambia
6d ago
source : Jobs in Zambia

Stalwart Investments Limited is looking for a Purchasing Officer to buy products that are essential for our company’s day-to-day operations.

You will review prices and quality and ensure optimal stock levels.

Ultimately, you’ll create and maintain good relationships with key suppliers to ensure merchandise is high quality and delivered on time.

You will report to the Purchase and Logistics Manager

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Research potential vendors
  • Compare and evaluate offers from suppliers
  • Negotiate contract terms of agreement and pricing
  • Track orders and ensure timely delivery
  • Review quality of purchased products
  • Enter order details (e.g. vendors, quantities, prices) into internal databases
  • Maintain updated records of purchased products, delivery information and invoices
  • Prepare reports on purchases, including cost analyses
  • Monitor stock levels and place orders as needed
  • Coordinate with warehouse staff to ensure proper storage
  • Attend trade shows and exhibitions to stay up-to-date with industry trends
  • REQUIREMENTS

  • BSc in Logistics, Business Administration or relevant field
  • Proven 3 years work experience as a Purchasing Officer, Purchasing Agent or similar role
  • Good knowledge of vendor sourcing practices (researching, evaluating and liaising with vendors)
  • Hands-on experience with purchasing software (e.g. Procurify or SpendMap)
  • Understanding of supply chain procedures
  • Solid analytical skills, with the ability to create financial reports and conduct cost analyses
  • Negotiation skills
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