Regional Buyer


R10k – R15k plus benefits

A leading company that specialises in stationery  is seeking the services of a Regional Buyer. The successful incumbent will understand the importance of optimizing business processes. PLEASE NOTE, THAT PERSONS WHO DO NOT POSSESS THE NECESSARY CRITERIA AS SPECIFIED, WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

Job Responsibilities:

  • Aggressive management of service level agreements.
  • Evaluate planning process and formulate strategies for procurement.
  • Ensure that timely and accurate information is provided. Identify slow moving stock and excess stock and formulate necessary action plans.
  • KPIs tracking and monthly reporting on regional inventory.
  • Manage and continuously review the Purchase Order System (Netstock), to ensure it is accurate, up to date and consistently meets the requirements of the business.
  • Ensure that purchase inventory is in line with inventory targets.
  • Timely and effective communication of forecasts and purchase orders to suppliers.
  • Continually review the overall “value” offered by existing suppliers and ensure that the Company’s purchasing remains globally competitive.
  • Identify new products available to introduce to business.

Education and experience:

  • Relevant 4-year Degree/Diploma Minimum of 3 years’ experience of buying / procurement in FMCG
  • Experience in demand and supply planning
  • Excellent understanding of efficient materials flow and best practice
  • Experience in dealing with national suppliers
  • Strong track record of negotiating procurement / buying terms
  • Confident and assertive; Professional attitude and demeanour
  • Adaptable / Flexible approach to work. Strong analytical skills High level of computer literacy, to include MS PowerPoint, Word, Excel advanced, ERP and BI tools.
  • Communication skills at a business level is a key requirement when dealing with suppliers, branches and customers.

Please email cv to [email protected].

Kindly deem your application unsuccessful if you have no response within 2 weeks.

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