Segon-Marill International Movers Purchaser Jobs in Ethiopia

Segon-Marill International Movers Purchaser Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Purpose:

The incumbent will be responsible for the timely procurement of goods and services for Segon-Marill, ensuring cost effectiveness commensurate with quality. All purchases shall be in accordance with Segon-Marill standard practices, and all laws. The incumbent will promote and maintain a high level of communication and liaison with the external supplier community and Segon-Marill’s departments. It is expected that the incumbent will be a member of the Segon-Marill family and will comply with the code of ethics

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Purchase or contract for supplies, services and equipment required by any using agency, within the limits of the current budget approved by the Management, and in accordance with purchasing procedures

  • Negotiate and recommend execution of contracts for the purchase of supplies, services and equipment;

  • Act to procure for the company as per the needed quality in supplies, services and equipment at least expense to the company;

  • Discourage uniform bidding and endeavor to obtain as full and open competition as possible on all purchases;

  • Prepare and recommend approval of rules and procedures governing the purchase of supplies, services and equipment for the company

  • Keep informed of current developments in the field of purchasing, prices, market conditions and new products;

  • Prescribe and maintain such forms as are reasonably necessary to conform to the requirements of these rules and regulations;

  • Supervise the inspection of all supplies, services and equipment purchased to insure conformance with specifications;

  • Recommend to the company on the transfer of surplus or unused supplies and equipment between departments, as needed, and the sale of all supplies and equipment unsuitable for company use;

  • Maintain a bidders’ list, vendors’ file, and such other records as are needed for the efficient operation of the purchasing function.

  • Interviews current suppliers to improve levels of service and new suppliers to develop and establish new sources of supply.

  • Collects and reports statistics to measure spare parts and/or supplier performance.

  • Prepares reports to ensure compliance with related laws and regulations.

  • Coordinates and resolves problems with end user departments and suppliers.

  • Assist in resolving Accounts Payable invoice discrepancies and variances after Accounts Payable make initial inquiry.

  • Assists Shipping and Receiving with shipment /transportation related discrepancies and variances.

  • Analyzes current procurement activities and recommends improvement through more efficient procurement methods, quantity discounts, standardization, value analysis and cooperative purchasing.

  • Solicits information regarding a variety of commodities by telephone, facsimile, interview or written requests ensuring cost effectiveness commensurate with quality.

  • Reviews tenders and purchase award documentation with respect to quality, suitability, delivery and pricing.

  • Collect Performa invoice and facilitate management purchase decision

  • Responsible for the development and administration of the awarded contract.

  • Prepares and maintains accurate records and documentation on all solicitations, responses, purchases, contracts, correspondence and related follow up.

  • Expedites outstanding purchase orders to ensure delivery requirements are met.

  • Performs other related duties such as special assignments and annual major objectives as required.

  • Communication and Networking: With all staff members to perform his/her duties effectively and efficiently.

    Job Requirements

    Qualifications and experience required:


  • Advance diploma or BA degree in Business related


  • 3 years for advanced Diploma and 2 years for BA degree

  • Experience in a purchasing environment.

  • Ensures compliance with standard practices, regulations and statutes.

    How to Apply

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