Procurement Officer - Medical Devices
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB
The Procurement Officer has the responsibility to manage national stock levels of consumable, capital equipment and life sciences products including placing stock purchases for all required products from suppliers and ensuring that purchased items are both cost-efficient and of high quality.
The responsibilities include evaluating suppliers, ensuring product quality & safety is maintained, preparing reports and creating/maintain good relationships with key suppliers.
Management of Freight Forwarding/Clearing Agent process such as shipment, booking space, preparing bills of loading, customs declarations, etc. and arranges the proper customs clearance to meet specific regulations, with proper tariff codes for all import/export materials.
Oversees and supervises staff and all activities of the purchasing/receiving department. Acts as information point for customer services staff.
Work closely with the Product Management, Stock Controller, Warehouse, Customer Services Department and Quality Administration.
MINIMUM PREVIOUS WORK EXPERIENCE
5 Years relevant experience in a Procurement role
DESIRABLE ADDITIONAL EDUCATION, WORK EXPERIENCE AND PERSONAL QUALITIES
Strong leadership, analytical and organizational skills; demonstrated ability to work both independently and within a team, assess priorities, and manage multiple activities with attention to detail, meeting tight deadlines under pressure.
Excellent problem-solving capacity, with demonstrated ability for considerable analysis and sound judgment to find solutions in a complex environment with shifting and competing priorities.
Excellent cross-cultural communication (both oral and written) and interpersonal skills demonstrated by ability to interact professionally with culturally and linguistically diverse staff, stakeholders, clients and consultants.
Advanced Computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Excel spreadsheets, word processing, power point, and electronic mail).
Recommended: Bachelor’s degree in business administration.
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