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PROCUREMENT MANAGER – CAPELLE AND PARTNER

JOB DESCRIPTION & SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
OVERVIEW

Employed in Nauru, a medium-sized, family-run enterprise with a continuous history since 1965. Holding a substantial market share, approximately 60-70%, in supplying goods to the nation. This role entails overseeing the procurement of stock for both retail and wholesale distribution across Nauru.

Essential qualifications include strong negotiation skills, a solid understanding of marketing, and the ability to build and maintaine effective supplier relationships. Attention to cost-efficiency, adept risk management, and adherence to ethical standards are vital aspects of this position.

The package includes provided accommodation, a company vehicle, and other attractive benefits. Competitive compensation ensures guaranteed savings throughout the contract period.

 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

· Developing procurement strategies that are inventive and cost-effective.

· Sourcing and engaging reliable suppliers and vendors.

· Regular negotiation with suppliers and vendors to secure advantageous terms.

· Reviewing existing contracts with suppliers and vendors to ensure on-going feasibility.

· Building and maintaining long-term relationships with vendors and suppliers.

· Supervising the purchasing team and delegating tasks across departments when necessary.

· Organizing and confirming delivery of goods and services.

· Performing risk assessments on existing and potential supply arrangements/agreements.

· Promote and maintain a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs.

· Overseeing and managing the Procurement systems that track shipments, inventory, and the supply of goods.

· Regular review of inventory reports and collaborate with sales and accounts to minimize overstock.

· Conduct pre-shipping meetings for update of relevant departments with status of shipments and related operations.

· Preparing procurement reports

· Any other duties assigned by Senior Management;

 

 

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Ensure that cyclical requirements for retail, wholesale and hardware; as well as internal and project use are supplied and delivered in a timely manner;
Ensure that Senior Management are updated/informed on procurement cut-offs, delivery, and shipping schedules.
Maintain and improve flow of paperwork between Procurement and other relevant departments for the efficient discharge of stock from containers for sale.
Researching suppliers.
Comparing and evaluating supplier offers.
Negotiating contract terms and pricing.
Tracking orders and ensure smooth delivery.
Assessing and monitoring the quality of products.
Entering data into order portals and customer relationship management systems.
Monitoring stock levels.
Placing orders as needed.
Coordinating with warehouse staff to ensure storage requirements are met.
Working within set budgets.
Coordinating logistics.

 

PREFERRED SKILLS AND ATTITUDE

· Good understanding of budgeting

· Solid grasp of interpersonal communications skills

· Superb written and verbal communication and negotiation skills.

· Great organizational and planning skills.

· The ability to identify market trends and make decisions in a high-stress environment.

· The ability to follow client specifications.

· Excellent networking and time management skills.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

· Bachelor’s degree or 15 years experience in procurement and logistics for retail and/or wholesale.

· Previous experience in a similar position.

· Proficiency in the relevant management software programs.

· 5 years’ experience in management positions;

 

 

ADDITIONAL NOTES

Employee is encouraged to be proactive in his/her role to welcome opportunities and challenges that will enable further personal and professional development. In doing so, it will add value towards his/her individual interaction and contribution with the team and overall the company.

 

JOB FUNCTIONS
Purchasing, Procurement & Stores

JOB OPEN TO:
Fiji Residents Only, Overseas/ Non Fiji Residents

OTHER INFORMATION (ATTACHMENTS)
JD_Procurement Manager.pdf

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