Procurement Manager

Lusaka, Zambia, Full Time Salary: Negotiated Closes: June 15, 2021

Employment Opportunity
Newrest Zambia is looking for a Procurement Manager to be responsible for managing a diverse portfolio of suppliers for direct & indirect procurement in a role that’s both strategic and operational, the role will involve managing supplier relationships, price negotiation, assuring continuous supply, day to day communication with internal stakeholders, and suppliers.
Create and lead the development and implementation of the procurement strategy.
Prepare and lead negotiations using the six-step sourcing process and use of different negotiation tactics
Performance management of suppliers to ensure delivery on time in full
Manage suppliers to ensure right-first-time quality
Support cross-functionally for indirect procurement across Equipment, Operations Services, Facilities, and others as required
Identify opportunities and implement cost reduction projects working with cross-functional teams.
Managing legal and environmental aspects associated with food and pack ensuring compliance.
Understand internal stakeholder needs.
Ensures that the safety and security of items is maintained in accordance to Company regulations.
Ensure stores is kept in a clean and tidy conducive working environment to avoid Infestation of hazards.
Ensures maximum utilization of space storage in an economic and efficient manner.
Bachelors Degree Purchasing and Supply
Proven three (3) years of work experience as a Procurement Manager in the Catering or Food Production Industry.
Extensive food and beverage (F&B) knowledge
Strong understanding of strategic sourcing and procurement environment
The candidate must have a strong drive for results
The successful candidate will have proven analytical skills and financial acumen, as well as a methodical approach to problem-solving teamed with a drive for results
Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
Demonstrate competence to manage multiple priorities and follow through on tasks to completion.
Work attitude that exhibits flexibility, drive, good judgement, dependability and ambitions
Strong leadership, motivational and people skills
Interested candidates who meet the above-stipulated qualifications should send their application letters, Curriculum vitae, three traceable referees, and photocopies of relevant certificates to:
Applications should be received not later than 15th June 2021

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