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Morobe, Papua New Guinea

Forestry, Logistics, Transport and Supply, Procurement / Purchasing



Position Summary:

Based in Lae and reporting to the Construction Manager - PNG Forest Products for the procurement of materials for building kits and the logistics related to the despatch of these kits to customers throughout PNG.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Secure and analyze quotations, recommending suppliers with respect to cost, quality and timely delivery
  • Negotiate short and long term supply agreements with accredited hardware suppliers
  • Maintain supplier relationships by regular visits and consulting regularly in regard to product quality, price and availability
  • Coordinate and oversee all products and materials delivered to and from the warehouse/holding yard
  • Liaise with clients in regard to quality assurance checks and the timely and efficient delivery
  • Secure freight rates from reliable trucking and shipping companies. May also require insurance coverage as well.
  • Liaise and work closely with the production, sales and management teams to ensure the smooth delivery of services and adherence of SOP’s
  • Train your subordinates to a high level of proficiency in the performance of their respective duties

The successful candidate must have:

  • A broad knowledge and experience of hardware, plumbing and electrical materials
  • Extensive experience of purchasing processes and techniques
  • Be proficient at arranging and organizing the movement of cargo via road and sea
  • At least 5 years management experience in a similar role
  • A sound knowledge of Word, Excel and Accpac accounting software
  • A track record of delivering significant change
  • Technical knowledge and usage of the materials used in the prefab and construction business is an advantage.

This position is open to citizens and non-citizens.

A competitive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful applicant.

If you have the experience and key requirements as listed above please send your application including an up to date CV. Only short listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Applications close on 13th October 2017.

Please apply by email only with Position Vacant – Purchasing and Logistics Manager in the subject line to:

Recruitment Officer
PNG Forest Products Ltd


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PNG Forest Products

PNG Forest Products is 100% reliant on plantation pine timber for the manufacture of kitset buildings, plywood panels and timber products, and is PNG's largest producer of pressure-treated plantation pine ...
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474 5211

P.O.Box 88 Bulolo Morobe Province PNG 423

474 5160