Stores & Purchasing Officer

Reputable Company - Lusaka, Lusaka

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Stores & Purchasing Officer

A leading company in the Agro industry is looking for a Stores & Purchasing Officer. This is an exciting opportunity to join our organization.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • Ensure all inventory and stock management systems are maintained accurately, within the agreed parameters and in a timely manner.

  • Responsibility for purchasing and the “in-stock” levels within the agreed inventory parameters.

  • Purchase inventory within the agreed budgets.

  • Maintain a process for returns. Manage a defined area in the storeroom for returns/credits. This area will include out of dates, damaged and un-saleable goods.

  • Maintain harmonious working relationship with Suppliers/Vendors within the buying parameters set by the business.

  • Observe the correct buying protocols.

  • Observe correct stock receiving protocols.

  • Complete all necessary stock takes.

  • Maintain the storeroom and the allocation of space for stock. Ensure the storeroom meets OHS regulations.

  • Have a working knowledge of to ensure accurate stock management.

  • Consistently deliver customer service in accordance with our customer service standards.

  • Comply with our required personal grooming standards.

  • Maintain store/merchandising standards as described in our merchandising standards manual; this includes stock management, cleaning, shelf/ stock presentation, shelf ticketing.

  • Unpack orders and stock shelves as required.

  • Maintain good working relationships with your Manager and your peers.

  • Comply with all aspects of the Standard Operating Procedures manual.
  • General Skills and Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Purchasing & Supply or Equivalent.

  • Member of the Zambia Institute of Purchasing and Supply.

  • General math skills

  • Minimum of 3 years working experience.

  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Microsoft Excel.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.

  • Ability to provide clear and concise, relevant, timely reports.

  • Strong attention to detail with ability to plan, organize, prioritize and multi-task
  • Requirements

    Min education
    Primary school
    Required experience
    4 Years
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    Employer name

    Reputable Company

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