BGI Technical Buyer Driver L1 Jobs in Ethiopia

BGI Technical Buyer Driver L1 Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Description

Purpose of the job

  • The major purpose of the job is to manage the market work of the procurement activities.

  • The buyer expected to bring proformas, invoices & quality materials as per specification.

  • In addition, the buyer expected to deliver a clean document to the internal office accordingly.

  • In general, the buyer is expected to act as a bridge between BGI Ethiopia & Supplier in an ethical manner by securing the interest of BGI Ethiopia.

  • The Job holder is expected to work closely, with other buyers, site requestors & the procurement follow up operators as well.

  • The buyer must know & act that s/he is the image of the company outside the compound.

  • The buyer must comply with the company rules & regulations.

  • He is expected to respect the country's road & traffic rules & regulations. He should know the basics of the automobile to control the allowed company vehicle.

    Main duties & responsibilities

  • Collect proformas, related technical datasheets for all requests from the site markets.

  • Bridge the gap by offering the requestor full information to adjust the request, where there is a variation between requested specification & market available items.

  • Create ethical & smooth relationships with suppliers so that credit facility, timely proforma issuance & updates on new product arrivals could be facilitated.

  • Issue suspense/cheque, settle supplier payment, collect purchased items, invoices & deliver the item to store, after getting approval of PO.

  • Receive
    comments of Addis/site inspectors on delivered items & inform suppliers for replacement or future cautions where necessary.

  • Work as a team and support other buyers on market work & way of working.

  • Offer daily the pipeline purchase status to the Procurement follow up Operator.

  • Offer a full document to finance for the closure of purchase.

  • Follow all purchase requests & work jointly with the Procurement follow up Operator to make efficient & effective purchases.

  • Perform Procurement, Follow up Operator task during workload/ absence.

  • Offer timely & full information to all queries from the procurement team, OptiMaint, Finance & obey instructions accordingly.

  • Issue cash when needed.

  • Carry out other supportive tasks in the department, during staff absence/workload.

    Job Requirements

  • Have basic knowledge of Microsoft applications (especially MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook)

  • Hand on skill to communicate the suppliers & requestors on mail/phone.

  • The right attitude to be a good team player,

  • Ability to respond to urgencies,

  • Result oriented, attention to detail.

  • Be well organized.

  • Expected to have a driving license & can justify 3 years without an accident.

  • Respect the company rules & regulations of safety.

  • Basic knowledge of vehicle maintenance.

    Expected Education and Experience

  • Field of a stream: Purchasing &Supply Mgt, General Mechanics, related Discipline

  • 2-years direct work experience in similar responsibility or industry.

    How to Apply

  • Interested applicants who fulfill the above criteria can submit their CV and application letter online at within 5 working days effective from the announcement of this notice.

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