Organic Integrated Farms
DESCRIPTIONUnder direct supervision of the farm, manager manages the delivery and quality performance, cost and inventory management, and customer satisfaction for established suppliers.
Manages purchase order execution and product delivery, including placement of on-time schedule agreements, mitigation of billing adjustments/terminations and execution of cost reduction goals.
Develop a market intelligence system that provides current market prices for all items regularly purchased.
Interview or contacts supplier salespersons, and secures bids.
Facilitate the filing of orders by suppliers to meet production.
Works to maximize production capacity in accordance with production schedules.
Prepare purchase orders on behalf of the company.
Receive purchase Requirements from different Units.
Contact suppliers to schedule deliveries or discuss shortages or missed deliveries.
Determine if there is adequate inventory at all time.
Physical inspection of purchases and value for money audit on all purchased items.
Handles special projects as assigned.
Qualities, Skills and knowledge
Integrity driven and dependable
Knowledge of purchasing practices, principles and procedures.
Ability to analyze and present statistical data.
Knowledge of MS Office applications, including some knowledge of intermediate-level Excel functionality.
Strong communication skills.
Good organizational and time management skills.
Must be able to balance multiple tasks in a challenging, fast-paced work environment.
Education and Experience:
First degree in any related field.
Three (3+) years of cognate work experience
Experience in managing the core operations of a similarly structured entity.
The company is determined to attract the best possible candidate for this position and has designed an attractive win-win compensation package accordingly.
The position may require relocation of the successful applicant to the Farm community which is adequately equipped with staff residence.
Interested applicants should forward CVs to the email address below.
Application closes at close of business, 3rd of April 2020.
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.