- 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.
- Input order details (e.g. vendors, quantities, prices) into internal databases.
- Maintain updated records of purchased products, delivery information and invoices.
- Document reports on purchases, including cost analyses.
- Monitor stock levels and place orders as needed.
- Work with warehouse staff to ensure proper storage.
- Proven work experience as a Purchasing Officer, Purchasing Agent or similar role.
- Strong knowledge of vendor sourcing practices (researching, evaluating and liaising with vendors).
- Hands-on experience with purchasing software (e.g. ERP).
- Familiarity of supply chain procedures.
- Excelent analytical skills, with the ability to create financial reports and conduct cost analyses.
- Outstanding negotiation skills.
- Possess at least a Diploma, Bachelor's Degree in Logistics, Business Administration or relevant field.
Perks & Benefits
- Commission and bonus
- Allowance (travel stipends, transportation, etc.)
- Personal development opportunities
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