5 Jun 2017

Head of Procurement Vacancy - Supermarket Jobs

Our client a leading supermarket seeks to recruit a Head of Procurement urgently to join their proactive team in fulfilling their goals.

The purpose of this post is to: Develop organizational procurement capacity.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop, monitor and update contracting and procurement systems and processes so staffs have access to information and advice which is effective, meets probity standards and complies with relevant legislation, regulation and best practice.
  • Facilitate expenditure reviews to identify opportunities to add value through improved procurement.
  • Ensure competent quality execution of all regular purchasing duties and administrative works.
  • Maintain complete updated purchasing records/data and pricing in the system.
  • Execution and monitoring of all regular purchasing duties.
  • Support relevant departments with quotations for the purpose of tenders.
  • Coordinate with suppliers to ensure on-time delivery.
  • Responsible for the preparation and processing of purchase orders and documents in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Source, select and negotiate for the best purchase package in terms of quality, price, terms, deliveries and services with suppliers.
  • Negotiate for best purchasing package (in terms of quality, price, term, delivery and service) with suppliers and sub-contractors assigned.
  • Source for new parts, suppliers or sub-contractors when the need arises.
  • Establish and maintain a contract register
  • Develop and maintain a preferred supplier database and ensure information is available to staff.
  • Managing record keeping requirements of the tender and contracting processes.
  • Develop and maintain a reporting system for contractor and supplier performance.
  • Develop and maintain a reporting system which measures the contribution of the procurement process.


  • Bachelors’ degree in Purchasing and Supplies or any other business related degree. masters degree is an added advantage.
  • Professional certification in Purchasing and Supplies.
  • 5 years purchasing experience in retail sector
  • Integrity and attention to detail.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Computer literacy essential.
  • Working knowledge of ERP.

How to Apply
If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject to before 30th June 2017, indicate your current /expected salary and notice period .

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