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Power Company Recruitment

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19 Sep, 2016

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Business Management Jobs in Ghana

A Purchasing Manager is an employee within a company, business or other organization who is responsible at some level for buying or approving the acquisition of goods and services needed by the company.

Job Description

Job Title: Purchasing Manager – Indirect Spend

Key Responsibilities

•   Translates the global into a local purchase strategy. Develops an operational plan that meets the global purchasing objectives. Monitors and does periodic follow-up to make sure objectives are met.
•   Consolidates the purchasing needs for the plant in scope and being the central point of contact for the local management (plant managers, engineering, finance)
•   Analyses the purchasing needs on a macro level, defines sourcing strategies and tactics to make the local organisation more competitive and meet business goals
•   Monitors and reports results and KPI’s periodically to management. Takes actions where necessary to improve KPI’s
•   Is end-responsible to negotiate with local suppliers to ensure optimum price/quality/service levels. This includes supplier selection, defining total cost of ownership, market analysis, cost benchmarking & complaint handling
•   Supports strategic sourcing initiatives to deliver long range programmes for MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Operating Supplies) and related capital services.
•   Is fully responsible for ensuring correct implementation of the documented P2P process into our ERP systems ensuring data quality to enable correct reporting.
•   Plans and evaluates the performance of assigned staff, establish performance measures and personal development goals, monitor performance, provide coaching to staff for improvement and development

Qualification Required & Experience

The ideal candidate must have:

•   A Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field plus 5 years experience
•   Or Master’s in Purchasing & Supply Chain Management plus 3 years of professional practice in related field
•   Engineering / technical background is desirable
•   High level of proficiency in Ms Word, PowerPoint and Excel etc
•   Experience in use of purchasing software e.g SAP, Maximo etc


Key Competencies

•   Good oral and written communication skills
•   Strong analytical skills
•   Commercial awareness
•   The ability to adapt to different client needs and to develop and maintain successful working relationships
•   A flair for negotiation and networking
•   The ability to make important decisions and cope with the pressure of demanding targets and tight deadlines
•   A confident and mature approach
•   Tact and diplomacy

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

If you meet the above criteria, please submit an application letter and CV to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 30 September, 2016

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