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Head of Procurement & International Tenders   ETHIOPIA

Role

Lead the development and implementation of progressive sourcing strategies that deliver cost efficiencies, supply assurance and quality. 

Engage in procurement for government tenders in Africa.

Responsibilities

  • Will play an active role in the supply of strategic commodities to government entities and other customers in African markets
  • Shall carry out procurement activities in accordance with the best international standards and rules to maximize value
  • Directly negotiate with international companies for sourcing of products and with government entities for tenders
  • Responsible for the sourcing, procurement and supplier management
  • Establish, negotiate and maintain effective partnerships and contracts between company and vendor partners
  • Responsible for the total quality, continuous improvement, costs, service and value performance of supply provided by vendors
  • Develop and maintain ongoing market insight and knowledge on current and/ or all changes associated with the relevant products, vendors, suppliers market conditions, economic factors, security issues, tax and pricing, internationally
  • Develop and manage annual budgets and ensure cost performance goals are met
  • Identify and implement lower cost alternatives while meeting quality and specification requirements
  • Maintaining positive relationships with suppliers, coordinating with internal teams regarding their supply needs and overseeing the purchasing activities

Qualifications & Experience

  • Undergraduate degree in Procurement, Supply Chain Management, Agriculture, Engineering, Finance and/or Business required; an MS or MBA or CIP qualification is preferred
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in procurement of products and should have partnering experience with international companies in African markets
  • Should have experience of participating in government tenders
  • Vendor management and negotiations skills
  • Strong organizational skills and Confident decision making ability
  • Excellent Communication, Interpersonal & analytical Skills
  • Proactive approach and Problem Solving Skills
  • Flexible and should be able to take initiatives
  • Ability to work in multinational environment

Job Details

Level : Management level
Industry : Logistics / Procurement
Salary : Confidential
Experience : 10 Years
Applications : 3
Locality : Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Eligibility : Bachelor
Company : Kaziweza limite...
Posted By Kaziweza limite... / 07 Jun 2022

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