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Procurement Officer – Renewable Energy – Cape Town

Altgen Recruitment Africa energy jobsJob description

Our client, a supplier of monitoring equipment for rooftop and utility scale renewable energy projects throughout Africa is looking for an experienced and knowledgeable Procurement Officer to join their Cape Town branch.

If you are the ideal candidate for this role, you will have experience creating, managing and executing structured plans which facilitate timely delivery of supplies within the scheduled timeframes and to budget. You will ensure that accounts and supplies correlate with bills issued and that quality and H&S standards are adhered to.

Furthermore, you would have used your highly organised nature to monitor and record documentation, while strictly following the required processes and procedures.

Having a keen eye for detail is crucial as you look for resourceful solutions to reduce costs and expedite delivery without compromising the project schedule. If you have strong communication skills coupled with a brilliant process-driven administrative ability, and ensure strict procedures and requirements are adhered to, then you will thoroughly enjoy this role

Job requirements

Execute purchase orders supporting responsible assigned areas.

Process receptions against purchase orders in order to facilitate payments accounting.

Coordinate procurement and sourcing efforts across several countries, offices, and departments.

Develop and implement contract management best practices and policies for the organization.

Review, modify, and negotiate contract terms and conditions to meet business requirements.

Support the purchasing group to achieve all planned requirements.

Strategic Sourcing including supplier qualification and development.

Monitor and follow up supplier’s status of critical material, insuring timely shipment, receipt & processing.

Provide expertise to other functional areas to support cost/benefit analysis, including supplier expedition fees and freight expenses.

Negotiating with vendors for the best prices and commercial aspects for all purchasing activities.

Babalwa Bungane
Babalwa Bungane is the content producer for ESI Africa - Clarion Events Africa. Babalwa has been writing for the publication for over five years. She also contributes to sister publications; Smart Energy International and Power Engineering International. Babalwa is a social media enthusiast.