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Purchasing Officer

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National Capital District, Papua New Guinea

Procurement / Purchasing


Purchasing Officer

We are looking for an enthusiastic Purchasing Officer whose duties will include: Responsible to work with stakeholders to secure the procurement need effectively by following proper purchasing procedures/practices and Company policies.

Responsibilities Include:

  • The Purchasing Officer (II) is accountable for ordering and procurement of all approved purchases for the Brewery operations. This includes Raw & Packaging materials, Technical – MRO (maintenance, repairs & operating supplies), Commercial and HR & Admin Depts.
  • To be more aware of the market situations and international commodity prices in the area of responsibility.
  • The incumbent expedites all orders (both local & overseas) and co-ordinates logistics with suppliers until such time as the shipments/airfreights are landed, ensuring its timely arrival
  • In conjunction with suppliers the incumbent monitors progress of purchase orders an payments, and advises the Purchasing Manager when there are any problems.
  • The incumbent will assist the Purchasing Manager/Executives to attend to supplier enquiries and other tasks assigned from time to time.


  • Degree or Diploma in Business Administration or Finance, any other degree or diploma courses that may be appropriate for the position.
  • Minimum High School Cert with several years of experience can be considered.
  • The position requires a person with a minimum of 3-5 years or more experience in a purchasing environment.
  • Preferably have some experience relating to logistics/shipping/customs/supply chain.
  • Knowledge of production planning, price evaluations, contracts and tender procedures, Incoterms and customs tariffs knowledge is essential.


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SP Brewery Ltd

For over sixty years, SP Brewery has produced PNG’s favourite beers – SP Lager, South Pacific Export and SP Gold, along with newcomers, Niugini Ice and Johnny Arrow Cider. As the country’s leading ...
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(675) 302-8200

P.O.Box 6550, Boroko, NCD