Buyer job at Airtel
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Vacancy title:
Buyer

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

Jobs at:

Airtel

Deadline of this Job:
01 December 2021  

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

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

JOB DETAILS:
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 jobs@zm.airtel.com. 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.


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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
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