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

  • Cooperative attitude

  • 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

  • Microsoft Office

  • 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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