Purchaser (Fruits and Vegetables) Jobs in Kenya
Purchaser (Fruits and Vegetables) Jobs in KenyaJob Vacancy:Purchaser – Fruits and Vegetables
Our client in the export and import of fresh fruits and vegetables seeks to hire a Purchaser.
S/he will look for the best combination of quality, price, payment terms and delivery speed & negotiate contracts and policies with suppliers.
S/he will also monitor deliveries to ensure compliance with contracts.Develop purchasing strategies and identify buying trends to keep the business profitable
Roles and Responsibilities
Conduct self-guided research to become familiar with what products are available as well as their costs and benefits
Search available products to find the best combination of quality, price, and delivery
Negotiate policies and contracts with various suppliers
Manage deliveries to confirm compliance with contracts
Monitor stock levels and verify purchase requisitions
Identify damaged or defective goods and work out an alternative solution with the supplier
Keep detailed records and prepare and submit necessary reports
Maintain professional relationships with all key suppliers
Attend various conferences, supplier plants, and vendor interviews to stay informed about changes and advancements in the industry
Skills and Qualifications
Major in agriculture or relevant course, diploma and above
At least 3-5 years’ experience in veggies and avocados purchasing
Good contact with veggies and avocados farmers with coordination with the farm manager
Ability to give priority to whom has resource of fruits & veggies.
Good physical condition and hard-working.
Extensive knowledge of products- veggies and avocados
Strong communication, negotiation, and persuasion skills
Analytical and mathematical capabilities in order to compare prices and quantities and consider vendor contract terms
Ability to evaluate market conditions and various suppliers
Keen eye for detail
Willingness to make quick and thoughtful decisions on behalf of the business
Effective relationship building skills
How to Apply
Applicants who meet the requirements stated above should send their detailed CVs with a day – time Telephone number to the email address: firstname.lastname@example.org 26th May 2019 with Purchaser – Fruits and Vegetables on the Subject line.
Candidates Must indicate their Current & Expected salaries
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