First Quantum Procurement Superintendent - Mobile Warehouse Jobs in Zambia
First Quantum Procurement Superintendent - Mobile Warehouse Jobs in Zambia Purpose of the role: The position of the Procurement Superintendent whilst working closely with the Commercial Manager and other senior operations managers, hold the responsibility of procuring goods required by the Business.
The Superintendent will engage business planning, procurement control, negotiation, risk management, project management, financial management and employee management
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
The specific tasks to be performed by the position holder will include;
Manage the team responsible for procurement including execute, monitor and approve day to day ordering for stock and non-stock goods in a timely fashion, ensuring compliance to Company policies and procedures.
Responsible for procurement of reagents/chemicals as well as parts and spares for fixed plant and general goods.
Focus on ABC classification and ensure critical stock reorder points are evaluated and prioritised regularly
Develop lead and execute procurement strategies
Designing and analysing reports to assess key functional matrices to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
Ensure all information from other areas are fed into procurement systems such as FPA's SLA's and consignment contracts
Document policies and procedures for implementation
Focus on systems improvement and business process efficiencies
Set performance management KPI's, conduct regular reviews with employees and give feedback.
Determining work procedures, preparing work schedules and expediting workflows
Creating, publishing and improving of standard working procedures/work instructions
Negotiate agreements with suppliers and maintain strong business relationships with them
Develop purchasing policies and manage the related budget
Develop and improve sourcing strategy
Key Job Attributes:
Reliable and prepared to exercise initiative
Ability to perform under pressure and meet targets and deadlines
Able to communicate with all employees at all levels in the organization
Ability to resolve conflicts and problems
Qualifications and Experience:
At least 10 years' progressive experience with a minimum of 5 years in a key supply chain leadership role
Sound background in commerce, logistics and procurement operations with awareness of local and international markets.
Mining industry experience will be an added advantage
Knowledge of administrative practices and personnel management
Excellent communication skills
A basic understanding of accounting principles
A minimum of a Bachelors' degree in Commerce, Business or related field
Must be a member of ZIPS and CIPS at level 6 proficiency (MCIPS)
Tertiary qualifications will be an added advantage.
Must preferably have a strong working knowledge of PRONTO
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; First Quantum Procurement Superintendent - Mobile Warehouse Jobs in Zambia
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