Assistance Procurement Manager
Job Summary: Assist the Procurement Manager to purchase goods or services for the organization whether for internal use or for re-sale. Ensures employer obtains quality products for competitive prices in a timely fashion. Plays an integral role in ensuring a company sticks to budgets and operates profitably. Assist the Procurement manager for the overall procurement plan and strategies for the organization.
Job Responsibilities: Liaise with key company employees to determine their products and services needs. Monitors business trends and product availability to pay the best price for company goods and services without sacrificing quality or delivery times. Nurtures relationships with suppliers to negotiate the best prices for the company. Identifies and researches potential new suppliers. Research for new products and services to meet the company’s goals. Assesses total costs of company purchases. Develops and implements strategies for procuring, storing, and distributing goods or services and maintaining stock levels. Oversees a team of Procurement Executives. Reports to the Procurement Manager. Perform any other ad-hoc task assigned by Superior or Management.
Job Requirements: Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor’s Degree, Post Graduate Diploma, Professional Degree Logistic / Transportation, Business Studies / Administration / Management, or its equivalent. At least 3 – 4 year(s) of working experience in purchasing; comprehensive knowledge in strategic procurement. Has overall procurement experience/knowledge (eg, sourcing, negotiating, purchasing, designing & enhancing procurement related SOP etc).