Abays Trading PLC Purchaser (Exp: Agricultural Raw Material Purchase Exp. ) Jobs in Ethiopia

Abays Trading PLC Purchaser (Exp: Agricultural Raw Material Purchase Exp. ) Jobs in Ethiopia

Background of ABAYS Trading Plc

  • It is a private owned company which is primly engaged in ago processing and exports most of it products.

  • While the processing plant is found in Sululta and the administrative office is located in Addis Ababa.

  • This company is looking for well experienced purchaser.

    Key Objectives of the Position

  • Job-holder is responsible to administer the purchasing activities and ensure that all purchases are made at the optimal price within due date.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    The roles and responsibilities of Purchaser are the following, but not limited;

    Operational Management

  • Do analysis with production team on raw materials demand, availability, price, quality and quantity

  • Fill purchase request form to buy the demanded products by production or export team

  • Make strong continues relationship with venders/sellers & keep Company’s advantages

  • Enters and process purchase request and orders seller for supply of the products

  • Ensure data accuracy and integrity are maintained in the purchasing system

  • Process the purchase orders by liaising with suppliers and stakeholders within due date

  • Track the status of requisitions, contracts and orders and report to concerned in continuity base

  • Ensure all stakeholders and/or suppliers pertaining to queries about order status, changes or cancellations are responded

  • Lead in the sourcing process locally and foreign for new goods not supplied by regular principals/suppliers

  • Manage the logistics for the purchased items and liaise with forwarders on services and costs

  • Manage the local and foreign purchase enquiries from stakeholders with error free process

  • Ensure insurance declaration is done for purchases as per the requirements

  • Lead process improvement initiatives for the purchasing function and cop-up with company policy

  • Work closely with the production, store and export teams to
    meet stakeholder’s requests

  • Immediate response for the default products supplied by seller and return to vender soon

  • Ask venders to replace the default products returned to sellers due to product defects

    Procurement and Control

  • Check deliveries when they arrive to ensure that orders have been fulfilled correctly and that goods meet specifications and due date

  • Ensure all purchase request are approved within mandated guidelines

  • Review requisition orders to verify accuracy and specifications

  • Monitor contractor performance, recommending contract modifications when necessary

  • Analyzing and reporting of purchasing activities and budget balances for supervisor


  • Generate purchasing report, bid proposals, requirements documentation and tender documents

  • Review and maintain purchasing files, reports and price lists correctly

  • Submit administrative reports as requested by Manager or Senior Management

  • Perform any other duties as assigned by Manager/Senior Management

    Job Requirements

    Mandatory Skills

  • People management and Knowledge of Food products and other finished goods

  • Strong Negotiation and Communication skills

  • Analytical thinking and forward looking

  • Interpersonal skills with attention to details

  • Excellent computer, office applications, Ms. Words, PPT, Excel and email skills

  • Excellent oral communication skill

  • Excellent writing and speaking English & Amharic

  • Strong interest to learn, adapt and cope with any assignment

  • Positive thinking with neutral attitude

    Education & Qualification

  • Minimum of Bachelor of Business Management /Business Administration/ Purchasing and Supply Chain Management and related fields with at least 4 years’ related work experiences out of which 2 years on the direct position.

    How to Apply

  • ABAYS, Human Resource Department will invite all candidates meeting the required qualifications to send (i) an Application letter, (ii) Resume (maximum 4 pages), and (iii) Copies of working and educational credentials abaystrading@gmail.com and include

  • “Application for Purchase” in the subject line.


  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

  • Application Deadline: JANUARY 10TH 2021

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