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jobs description

Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
• Assist in developing and implementing strategies for procuring, storing, and distributing goods or services and maintaining stock levels for the business unit.
• Assist in creating robust negotiation strategies and cost targets through understanding of market dynamics benchmarks and cost trends.
• Collaborate with procurement – Brands & products management team to understand their requirements & needs, and to determine opportunities to provide support.
• Assist in implementing supply strategies aligned with business objectives.
• Assist in educating the business unit on sourcing opportunities and cost savings opportunities.
• Assist in leveraging both a global and regional perspective to quickly assimilate external information (e.g. market drivers, macroeconomic conditions, etc.) to anticipate its impact across the business and assist to develop associated strategies and action plans to... maximise opportunities.
• Help in nurturing relationships with suppliers to negotiate the best prices for the company.
• Identify and look for potential new suppliers as & when required in collaboration with procurement-brands & products management team.
• Assist in sourcing and procure products in line with business activities of the BU concerned, and for other customers/markets as instructed by Management.
• Follow-up on all orders with suppliers and customers.
• Monitor purchases and stock control for the concerned BU as well as for other assigned customers.
• Forecast drafting for customers including recommendations of new products and alternative follow-ups of trend.
• Draft reports of sales orders, purchase orders, stock analysis and pricing analysis.
• Assist in shipment booking, liaison with logistics department.
• Follow up and ensure timely and complete set of shipping documents are available to share with logistics dept.
• Constantly update job knowledge.
• Perform any cognate duties within the scope and nature of job

Qualifications, Skills and Knowledge:

The job holder should ideally possess:
• A Certificate or Diploma in Procurement &/ or logistics or equivalent.
• A knowledge of international products and country macro and micro environment.
• Good interpersonal, communication and analytical skills.
• A knowledge in sales & stocks management, and be customer orientation.
• Knowledge in costing & accounting tools
• Good oral & written communication skills

• The ideal job holder should have a minimum of 2 years of working experience in Procurement & or logistics in a dynamic business environment
Port Louis Mauritius


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