Procurement Manager – Durban

Procurement Manager – Durban

The ideal candidate will be responsible for the following:
 
    • Procurement of goods at competitive prices for the Maldivian market
    • Working closely with the Business Development Managers from IOEC (SA based business) to ensure that any new goods introduced to Maldives are correctly priced.
    • Management of rate of sale of stock
    • Management of minimum order quantities
    • Management of product forecasts and lead times
    • Problem solving and Claim resolution.
    • Managing market support
    • Leading and managing a team in the purchasing department
 
Desired Experience & Qualification
    • A minimum of 5 years’ experience working as a Procurement Manager in a FMCG or Perishable goods warehousing and distribution business.
    • A minimum of 5 years work experience in managing a supply chain
    • Lived and worked outside of South Africa
    • A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Accounting
    • Experience dealing with the importation of goods via air and sea freight
    • Knowledge of perishable products and experience in working with such produce in a supply chain setting
    • Excellent experience in managing rate of sale vs minimum stock holdings
    • Advanced Excel experience and knowledge
    • Must understand exclusivity, pricing, route to market / value chain and claims process
    • Excellent report writing skills
    • Proven negotiation skills
    • Proficiency in using CRM software and MS Office suite.
 
Personality Traits we are looking for:
    • Good team player
    • Motivational leader
    • Numerically minded
    • Analytical
    • Persistent and tenacious
    • Determined and motivated
    • Sense of urgency and adherence to deadlines
    • Solution Driven
    • Creative and dynamic
    • Out of the box thinker
 
Salary R40 000CTC
 
Consultant – Angela