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Procurement Executive

Responsibilities:

            -          Devise and use fruitful sourcing strategies

            -          Discover profitable suppliers and initiate business and organization partnerships

            -          Negotiate with external vendors to secure advantageous terms

            -          Approve the ordering of necessary goods and services

            -          Finalize purchase details of orders and deliveries

            -          Examine and test existing contracts

            -          Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness

            -          Collaborate with key persons to ensure clarity of the specifications and expectations of the company

            -          Foresee alterations in the comparative negotiating ability of suppliers and clients

            -          Expect unfavorable events through analysis of data and prepare control strategies

            -          Perform risk management for supply contracts and agreements

            -          Control spend and build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs

Requirements:

-          Proven working experience as a procurement manager, procurement officer or head of procurement

-          Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques as well as a dexterity in “reading” the market

-          Talent in negotiations and networking

-          Good knowledge of supplier or third party management software

-          Aptitude in decision-making and working with numbers

-          Experience in collecting and analyzing data

-          Strong leadership capabilities