Procurement Manager

Botswana 17 February (updated)

Executive Placings

  • Description


    Looking for a Procurement Manager to be responsible for the procurement and distribution of all necessary supplies to the company’s lodges
    Knowledge and experience required
    Demonstrated success managing inventory and logistics
    Experience developing and implementing strategic sourcing
    Demonstrated competency in budgeting, forecasting and planning
    Demonstrated competency hiring, developing and evaluating employees to achieve company and personal objectives
    Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, inventory/warehouse management and distribution software
    Willing to travel when required
    Must be fluent in English
    Education: Relevant degree or diploma in logistics or stock management or similar (preferred)
    Experience: Minimum 3 years in similar position (5 years preferred)
    Wholesale, distribution experience required
    Supervisory experience required
    Superior abilities on MS Office products particularly Excel

    Directly manage and assume responsibility for a team of +/- 4 people
    Co-ordinate, plan and assume overall responsibility for the procurement and distribution of all necessary supplies to the company’s lodges/camps, located in the Okavango Delta
    Purchase quality supplies in a timely manner and at the lowest cost
    Coordinate vendor activity and negotiations
    Establish, monitor and maintain optimal pricing with vendors
    Review and approve purchase orders for compliance with company policy and ordering requirements
    Take on the responsibility for efficient and cost-effective scheduling of deliveries
    Provide necessary support for the lodges and co-ordinate the constant communication of order status
    Maintain and improve proficiency in computerised ERP systems; be literate and functional with MS Word and Excel
    Assist in the preparation and management of the departmental budget
    Participate actively in the strategy and direction of the procurement department
    Evaluate existing purchasing policy and recommend changes as needed
    Evaluate existing and potential suppliers; recommend and implement changes in suppliers
    Make recommendations on the use of substitute products
    Assist in the hiring, training, evaluating, supervising and terminating of the department personnel
    Supervise weekly and monthly stock counts or as and when deemed necessary




  • Number of vacancies: 1
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Grade 12 /N4 (Matric)
  • Years of experience: 5
  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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Ad summary

  • Procurement Manager

  • Recruiter

    Executive Placings

  • Province

    Botswana

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Salary

    Negotiable

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