Buyer job at Airtel
Website :
217 Days Ago
Linkedid Twitter Share on facebook

Vacancy title:

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Business Management and Administration , Category: Business Operations ]

Jobs at:


Deadline of this Job:
01 December 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Zambia , South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, November 24, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Job Purpose
Responsible for Procurement of Inventory, supplies and general administration services.

Reporting To The Head – Procurement & Facilities The Main Duties Are:
· Preparing bid specifications, issuing bid requests and reviewing bid proposals and quotations and selecting vendors to procure requisitioned goods/services meeting specific criteria
· Negotiating agreements, purchase terms and conditions as specified in company procurement manual/policy
· Ensuring that procurement policy and quality objectives are applied in every sourcing activity
· Monthly reviews of Open Capex and Opex POs to ensure no Capex Purchase Orders remain open for over a year and all Opex Purchase Orders are closed within six months.
· Ensuring that all supply requirements are negotiated, documented and committed within established policies and delegation of authority in order to achieve a satisfactory audit rating
· Maintaining rapport with HQ category buyer in managing groups contracts and processing of Contract of Adherences (COA) to take into account local tax and other regulatory conditions
· Critically reviewing the scope of requests from users and advise possible modifications to the scope that may help create savings for the business
· Working with user departments to review/qualify and optimize supply opportunities
· Conducts annual vendor performance evaluations using a cross functional team and monitors vendors for excellence service delivery
· Maintaining effective communication with line manager, Functional heads and other staff for effective compliance with procurement policy
· Interpreting and share updated purchase procedures with vendors
· Supporting the planning, budgeting and KRA setting processes to establish procurement goals
Educational Qualification & Functional/Technical Skills
· A Bachelor’s degree in Purchasing & Supply or a related Business/Engineering degree and/or MCIPS
· At least 3 years’ experience in similar position

Other Requirements
· Able to perform in a performance driven organization
· Preferably knowledge in ERP/Oracle for SCM operations
· Able to handle, prioritize multiple projects simultaneously
· Able to manage expectations of multiple stakeholders – partners, vendors and internal customers
· High personal standards and goal oriented
· Excellent interpersonal skills
· Excellent and effective communications skills, both orally and in writing
· Computer literate
· Relationship management
· Analytical

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Job application procedure
Suitable candidates requested to apply by sending through their CV’s to Closing date for receiving applications is 1st December, 2021.
Airtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is non-discriminatory on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, ethnic grouping.
Please note that due to the high volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

All Jobs


Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 01 December 2021  
Duty Station: Zambia
Posted: 24-11-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 24-11-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 24-11-2061
Apply Now

Notification Board:

Join a Focused Community on job search to uncover both advertised and non-advertised jobs that you may not be aware of. A jobs WhatsApp Group Community can ensure that you know the opportunities happening around you and a jobs Facebook Group Community provides an opportunity to discuss with employers who need to fill urgent position. Click the links to join. You can view previously sent Email Alerts here incase you missed them and Subscribe so that you never miss out.

Caution: Never Pay Money in a Recruitment Process.

Some smart scams can trick you into paying for Psychometric Tests.