Purchaser (Fruits and Vegetables) Jobs in Kenya

Purchaser (Fruits and Vegetables) Jobs in Kenya

Job 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.

    Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develop purchasing strategies and identify buying trends to keep the business profitable
  • 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: jobs@hcsafrica.comby 26th May 2019 with Purchaser – Fruits and Vegetables on the Subject line.
  • Candidates Must indicate their Current & Expected salaries

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