Buyer Fluent in Portuguese a Must

  • Permanent Intermediate EE position

  • Cape Town CBD, Western Cape

  • Market Related cost to company

  • Job 2203372 | Ref AF_0327_4085

  • Posted 28 Mar 2018 by Afrizan Personnel

About the Position

Você é fluente em Portugese? Our client, a leading biochemical group, is seeking a Procurement Hub Buyer fluent in Portugese to manage the purchase requisitioning process by ensuring that all requisitions raised across the business are actioned in line with the company’s procurement and purchase to pay policies and are routed through the applicable procurement approval process.

  • Process purchase requisitioning and purchase ordering as defined in the procurement hub standard operating procedures
  • Ensure purchase requisitioning and purchasing orders process meet the standard service level agreement
  • Draft and submit request for quotations as per scope and specification identified in requisitions to suppliers in line with procurement strategy
  • Evaluate and make amendments to requisitions based on needs assessment completed by requistioners and required by requestors
  • Evaluate supplier quotes / proposals received based on RFQ drafted and propose best supplier quotation
  • Actively drive and pursue value delivery through challenging quotations submitted based on previous purchases and market related cost
    To source and bind suppliers to contracts within the assigned delegations
  • Ensure accurate creation of all purchase orders to the successful supplier
  • Evaluate and ensure that the suppliers engaged comply with the necessary procurement strategy and relevant policies
  • Provide business support to purchase requestors, cost owners and Fraxion system users adhering to and driving the company’s culture
  • Investigate and resolve all incomplete purchase requisition requests to aid in the prevention of operational risk
  • Identify continuous improvement initiatives to drive excellence in the procurement hub remit of sourcing and in compliance with the code of conduct and the company’s values
  • Assist with ad hoc requests and projects

About The Employer

  • Fluent in Portuguese
  • Relevant tertiary qualification with some orientation within the finance / procurement environment
  • High level understanding of operations and procurement functions
  • At least 2 years post qualification experience, preferably in a procurement / supply chain management
  • Requisition and Purchase Order Processing

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