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Purchasing Manager

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National Capital District, Papua New Guinea

Logistics, Transport and Supply

Negotiable (PGK)


Our client

This fast-paced and dynamic organisation is one to watch in 2018. Well known for their commitment to quality, innovation and leadership, our client is the workplace of high performing professionals ready to be exposed to world-leading practices.

Your opportunity

This is a rare opportunity to join a major multinational organisation who have grown to become a leader in their sector. Our client is now seeking a Purchasing Manager to lead the procurement function and core teams; ensuring the highest level of service quality and efficiency.

In this role, you would provide management to the purchasing team in addition to improving process efficiency and driving key operational, regulatory and project management initiatives.

Key responsibilities

  • Manage the purchasing team to ensure maintenance of stock levels and timely delivery schedules
  • Encourage professional development and provide subject matter expertise to the purchasing team
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders to finalise and communicate supply forecasts
  • Maintain relationships with key suppliers and internal stakeholders
  • Review efficiency standards and drive initiatives to continually improve processes
  • Secure appropriate import permits for commodities, liaising with key government departments and agencies
  • Develop and review contracts and multiyear sourcing plans and budgets

Key requirements

  • Bachelor of Business, Management or related discipline
  • Strong experience in manufacturing, supply chains and demand planning input (previous experience in FMCG desirable)
  • Demonstrated project management experience
  • Deep understanding of international supply chain and logistics
  • Strong knowledge of inventory management and replenishment planning principles
  • Experience with Syspro software highly regarded

Our client is committed to supporting the professional development of Papua New Guineans, therefore this position is only open to citizens of Papua New Guinea.

If you are looking for a position allowing you to develop, challenge yourself and see real outcomes from your work, please apply by clicking APPLY NOW and submitting your CV in Microsoft Word format.

Peopleconnexion PNG: Your future is our business.

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