Procurement Specialist

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businessFMCG, Retail & Wholesale

Procurement / Purchasing


This position will be responsible for category management, evaluating suppliers, products, and services, negotiating contracts, and ensuring that approved purchases are cost-efficient and of high quality


  • Responsible for local procurement, purchasing & timely delivery of materials and services in line with the requirements of organization. Ensures all effective tools are utilized for a complete procurement process and proper documentation relating to the process is filed and maintained. All tasks are done in line with the relevant policies and procedures
  • Responsible to define category strategies and implement category management principles
  • Resolves issues related to vendor performance in delivery of goods and Supports the payment team in procurement related concerns on payments, closing documents etc.
  • Regularly maintains purchasing related analytical reports.
  • Supports decision making process of their supervisor and internal customers
  • Manages existing supplier base in his/her respective Maintain effective communication with vendors.
  • Regularly assesses supplier performance and communicates it to internal customers and assessed vendors to constantly improve customer-buyer-vendor relationship and vendor performance.
  • Monitor compliance with corporate procurement policies, code of conduct, operating guidelines, local regulations and visibility for corporate audit as well as Global requirements
  • Support their supervisor and category managers in ad hoc procurement activities in accordance with the sourcing plan (such as Identification of requirements, support supplier bidding and negotiation processes, as well as agrees on commercial conditions by utilizing his/her negotiationn skills) to ensure best combination of quality, cost and service parameters/conditions for products and services are attained.
  • Assumes responsibilities for additional projects, tasks as assigned by their supervisor and shows professionalism in all aspects of work

Education and Qualifications

  • University Degree or equivalent



  • 3-5 years buying experience
  • Registered by PSPTB (is a must) or other international board
  • Strong system utilization and analysis techniques for procurement strategies.
  • MS Office and SAP is an asset.
  • Procurement background, SAP, Relationship Building, Internal CustomerService & Reporting.

Reporting To

Country Procurement Manager




FMCG, Retail & Wholesale: 5 Years



Procurement / Purchasing: 5 Years