Hilina Enriched Foods - Procurement Specialist - Jobs in Ethiopia

Hilina Enriched Foods - Procurement Specialist - Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Description
  • Participate in the development of procurement strategy.
  • Prepare realistic procurement plan.
  • Evaluate suppliers in order to find the best deals possible on goods and services.
  • Ensure the company has the right materials and equipment necessary to function in a timely and cost-effective manner.

    Duties and Responsibilities
  • Participate in the development of procurement strategy
  • Prepare procurement plan
  • Develop and issue invitations to bid, requests for quotation and requests for proposals
  • Compare prices amongst various suppliers in order to make sound purchasing decision
  • Seek approval from immediate supervisor whenever there is a price change in raw materials from the trending market price
  • Ensure suppliers are pooled from the company‚Äôs approved list of suppliers.
  • Search for new suppliers and ensure the new supplier fulfills all the required documents and passes all steps of having quality approved & profile checked prior to proposing it to the approved supplier list.
  • Negotiate with contractors on price, mode of shipping and delivery time
  • Follow up on customs clearance
  • Liaison with banks to open Letter of Credits and/or other mode of payments in a timely manner
  • Properly file and record complete LC/ TT files
  • Share LC or TT files with the Finance department in a timely manner
  • Select the most convenient mode of shipment, book vessels and/or cargo lanes when needed and liaison with shipping companies
  • Prepare and review technical specifications/ terms of
  • Order goods on a continuing basis in order to maintain minimum inventory levels
  • Analyze the quality of goods/services delivered in relation to the needs of operations
  • Check invoices for accuracy
  • Ensure all procurement actions are conducted as required following standard operating procedures and company code of conduct
  • Evaluate the performance of suppliers in order to decide whether to continue buying from them or not
  • Manage relationships with suppliers
  • Identify risks associated with suppliers and their supplies
  • Establish long term agreements or service contracts as necessary in compliance with procurement policy
  • Confer with and assist departments to determine purchasing needs
  • Prepare periodic reports to department managers and finance department
  • Perform other duties as assigned

    Job Requirements


  • B.A degree in Procurement management or other related fields


  • At least 5 Years of demonstrated procurement management experience

    Other requirements
  • Trustworthy
  • Strong negotiation Skill
  • Understanding of accounting or finance
  • Strong Communication skills
  • Teamworking skills
  • Strong analytical skill
  • Good knowledge of Ethiopian customs and banks working environment

    How to Apply

    We invite all candidates meeting the required qualifications to send

  • A cover letter,
  • CV (maximum 5 pages) online Or apply in person on the following address:
    Hilina Enriched Foods PLC
    T: +251 116 679041/42
    F: +251 116 675019
    P.O.Box: 1648 CODE 1110
    Legetafoo, Legedadi
    Oromia, Ethiopia

  • Email: info@hilinafoodseth.com
  • Apply by 20th May 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Hilina Enriched Foods - Procurement Specialist - Jobs in Ethiopia

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