A procurement officer is responsible for managing the acquisition of goods and services for an organization. This may include identifying potential suppliers, negotiating contracts, and ensuring that the organization is getting the best possible prices for the products or services it needs. The procurement officer may also be responsible for managing relationships with suppliers, tracking orders and deliveries, and ensuring that the organization is in compliance with all relevant laws and regulations. In some organizations, some other responsibilities of a procurement officer include:
Following procurement policies and procedures
Conducting market research to identify potential suppliers and assess their capabilities
Negotiating prices and terms of contracts with suppliers under supervision
Issuing purchase orders under the supervision
Monitoring supplier performance and managing any issues that arise
Maintaining accurate records of all procurement activities
Providing reports and updates to management on procurement activities and expenditures
Assisting in the development of the organization's budget and forecasting future procurement needs
Ensuring compliance with all relevant laws, regulations, and ethical standards related to procurement.
Fluent in English- Writing & Speaking
Excellent command of MS Excel including formulas and its application
At least 3 years of procurement experience
FMCG experience is mandatory
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