Procurement Officer Job at GAST in Pretoria, Gauteng

About the Procurement Officer position

We are looking for a competent Procurement Officer to select and purchase lines of products on behalf of the company. The role is very important since our business activities cannot begin without the necessary materials, equipment, service providers.

Therefore, the ideal candidate must be a responsible individual with great attention to detail. As a procurement officer, you will also need to negotiate with suppliers to secure competitive prices.

Retail Buyer responsibilities are:
Identifying excellent options in the market

Making reasonable choices with the ordering of products

Maintaining a good relationship with suppliers & vendors

Identifying new products on the market

Negotiating well with suppliers & vendors to get the best deals

Tracking products and ensuring timely delivery

Monitoring inventory

Creating reports on budgets, sales,etc.

Estimate and establish cost parameters as per the budgets provided

Create and maintain good relationships with vendors/suppliers

Make professional decisions in a fast-paced and pressured environment

Maintain records of purchases, pricing, and other important data

Review and analyze all vendors/suppliers, supply, and price options

Develop plans for purchasing equipment, services, and supplies

Negotiate the best deal for pricing and supply contracts

Ensure that the products and supplies are of the correct scope

Work with team members in the operations and finance divisions

Responsible for ensuring all quotes or invoices are loaded timeously and correctly on the company accounting software system.

Obtaining all quotations as per the planning schedule provided by management

Going to events to know what’s trending

Procurement Officer requirements are:
Experience as a Procurement Officer

Procurement Diploma / Certificate or Bachelor’s Degree in business or related field preferred

XERO Accounting software experience

MS 365 & Proficient computer skills, including MS Office

Extensive knowledge and understanding of procurement processes, policy, and systems

Minimum 3 years’ experience as a procurement officer or related position

Extensive knowledge & experience in Engineering / Construction / Civil industries

Ability to analyze problems and strategize for better solutions

Ability to negotiate, establish, and administer contracts

Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently

Accurate and precise attention to detail

Good communication skills

Able to handle inventory/stocks

Good mathematical skills

Effective communication skills

Good organizational skills

About the Company

Company: GAST

Company Location:  Pretoria, Gauteng

Estimated Salary:

About GAST