Job Skills

• Knowledge of MS Office
• Knowledge of purchasing practices and procedures
• English ( written and verbal) – Mandatory
• Arabic ( written and verbal) – Mandatory

Job Duties

• Obtain and negotiate quotations with suppliers to ensure products are of good quality at advantageous rates
• Analyse general purchase request received in order to assign priorities for purchases
• Receive and acknowledge all requests for supplies received from all department
• Work with Procurement Manager to support annual contract negotiations with suppliers
• Identify new vendors and conduct negotiations with existing vendors in order to reduce procurement costs
• Evaluate vendor quotes, select suitable vendor(s) and prepare recommendations for procurement
• Issue purchase orders and review delivery orders to ensure accuracy in vendor invoices / payments
• Develop and maintain database of approved vendors
• Ensure all purchasing activities are managed within established SLA’s
• Build and maintain relationships with vendors
• Research and stay abreast with rates
• Review vendor quotes, select suitable vendor(s) and prepare recommendations for discussion with Procurement Manager
• Inform requesting department on status of request and update in case of any unexpected circumstances / delays
• Receive and check invoices for payment from suppliers and forward them to the Procurement Manager for approving payment
• Maintain and update records and produce monthly and annual
• Implement an effective and comprehensive stock monitoring /management system to ensure accuracy of stock records
• Review existing spends and identify opportunities for process improvement and cost reduction