Senior Buyer at O&L FRESH PRODUCE

Posted by | January 11, 2023 | Logistics Jobs

PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

To support the control and direction of Procurement within O&L Fresh by managing and negotiating supplier contracts, designing, and implementing vendor evaluations, monitoring the goods receiving procedure, assessing markets, and managing risks; to ensure that the company procures material and fresh produce at the best prices and quality, in accordance with Budget.

 

KEY ACOUNTABILITIES:

  • Develop, plan, and execute a OLFP buying, inventory & logistics strategy and communicate it to all relevant HODs, Managers and teams..
  • Analyze and review draft supplier contract, agree on terms and conditions with supplier and sign off once agreement has been reached.
  • Negotiate supplier contracts and prices to ensure all products are available with the relevant pricing from all listed vendors weekly (Producers).
  • Identify and execute cost saving opportunities and initiatives as part of pricing and stock management strategy.
  • Weekly coordination of the stock on hand within OLFP Distribution Centre to determine the available stock.
  • Procure stock from the relevant producers (local & import) for the week in advance equal to the demand.
  • Coordinate all related processes (submission of products, prices; etc.) with the customer within the deadlines and standards.
  • Ensure that the additional stock (local & import) for promotion campaigns is planned within the demand planning and procured accordingly to be available at the agreed promo time.
  • Actively recruit new producers within the vision and objectives of the business.
  • Coordination of all import related documentation and permits in time for the shipment.
  • Liaise with the Distribution Centre about the quality and quantity standards in accordance with the order and supplier agreements.
  • Facilitate the quality & quantity claims with the suppliers in conjunction with the Distribution Centre.
  • Ensure the weekly price calculation compilation to the determine the cost and selling from the OLFP to the customers.
  • Facilitate the weekly market price surveys to ensure price competitiveness.
  • Is responsible for maintaining the agreed to GPā€™s and cost structure for OLFP buying/procurement.
  • Manage direct reporting staff performance and development through probation, performance discussions.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • 3-year Degree in Commerce/Purchasing/ Procurement and / or Supply Chain management with 5-year experience in a Procurement environment.
  • OR Post Graduate Degree in Purchasing & Supply Chain will be an advantage.

COMPETENCIES REQUIRED

  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Proactive Thinking
  • Influencing Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Leadership Skills

Closing Date: 18 January 2023

The company ONLY accept applications vis their career portal. Interested candidates can apply via the link below:

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One Response to “Senior Buyer at O&L FRESH PRODUCE”

  1. Comment made by Flavio Gowaseb on Jan 17th 2023 at 8:28 am:

    My name is Flavio i optain grade 12 22points in commerce field and I am really interested in your job opportunities please call me on this number 0816846617

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