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New Job Vacancy in Ethiopia : Procurement Officer at East Africa Lion Brands Industries PLC

Bishoftu, Oromia, Ethiopia East Africa Lion Brands Industries PLC

East Africa Lion Brands Industries PLC

Procurement Officer


Job Summary

Under the close supervision and control of the Procurement  Manager, the Purchaser is responsible for negotiating, placing purchase orders, effecting payments, expediting purchase order processing and delivery, handing over purchases to requesting units or stores as the case may be; handling all relevant correspondences and communications with suppliers to facilitate local purchases; coordinating local buying activities with the stores and requesting units to ensure planned and economical purchases; building up and maintaining mutually benefiting business partnerships with suppliers; studies effective purchasing techniques and proposes reform measures on existing purchase procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Purchases the right quality and quantity of low-value and frequent procurement needs such as spare parts, raw materials, office supplies  and other consumables at the right price and time from the right place;
  2. Handles the collection of Performa invoices, the preparation of bid tabulation and analysis;
  3. Completes & places purchase orders based on the specifications requested and expedites delivery;
  4. Assists in the inspection and timely processing of invoices and verification against purchase orders and receiving reports for the timely transmittal of the same to Finance Department;
  5. Handles all relevant correspondences and communications with suppliers to facilitate local purchases;
  6. Coordinates local buying activities with the stores and requesting units to ensure planned and economical purchases;
  7. Prepares and presents complete, accurate and appropriate procurement and payment documents for approval and processing;
  8. Plans, develops and implements improved local buying procedures, systems of reporting and follow-up methods;
  9. Reviews documents submitted by the suppliers to ensure compliance with procurement policies and procedures;
  10. Directs the maintenance of an up-to-date and complete list of suppliers with addresses and the compilation of market information on prices of commodities;
  11. Ensures the proper maintenance of such documents as purchase orders, warehouse requisitions, receiving reports and all other records related to local purchases;
  12. Prepares and compiles all statistical data and progress reports on local purchases;
  13. Makes sure the suppliers effect deliveries on time and according to the specifications of the purchase orders;
  14. Builds up and maintains mutually benefiting business partnerships with suppliers;
  15. Ensures that purchase payments are properly and timely effected;
  16. Facilitates purchasing activities through all available means of communications;
  17. Maintains up-to-date and systematic records pertaining to prices, suppliers, procurement schedule, etc.;
  18. Studies effective purchasing techniques and proposes reform measures on existing purchase procedures;
  19. Receives approved purchase requisitions from superior for processing the purchase;
  20. Identifies and classifies all purchase requests;
  21. Hands over purchased items to the store keeper against receipt; and
  22. Performs other job related duties as required by the immediate supervisor.

Job Requirements

University/ BA degree in Supply & Procurement Management, Management, Materials Management or related discipline from recognized university.

Must have a minimum of 3 years experience in similar position in manufacturing company.

Have critical analysis skill

Capable to manage different assignment within a very short time.


How to Apply

Individuals who are interested in applying for the above position may submit their CVs and other credentials in person to Bishoftu Factory Site to East African Lion Brand Industries pls or through the email address Copy to Closing date will be February 16/2018.

Please specify the position title as the subject line on your email application.

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