Precision Recruitment International
Precision Recruitment International
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Stock Controller/Procurement

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Job Description

Overview:

One of our clients is looking for an experienced stock controller / procurement personnel to join their team and manage their inventory and purchase merchandise. The client is based in Lusaka and is in the FMCG Retail industry. An ideal candidate would be someone energetic with a positive attitude, is familiar with supply chain procedures and has good communication skills to interact with vendors, clients and internal teammates.

Responsibilities:

  • Forecast supply and demand to prevent overstocking and running out-of-stock (OOS)
  • Enter purchase details (vendors information, invoices and pricing) into internal databases
  • Place orders to replenish merchandise as needed
  • Track shipments and address any delays
  • Oversee storage of products, particularly of fragile items
  • Evaluate suppliers’ offers and negotiate profitable deals
  • Coordinate regular inventory audits
  • Liaise with warehouse staff and other internal teams to test products’ quality (status upon delivery and storage conditions)
  • Keep updated inventory records (including daily shipments)
  • Implement or improve processes and procedures
  • Ensure purchases do not exceed budget

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Must have a diploma in purchasing and supply, logistics, business administration or other relevant field.
  • Minimum of 2 – 3 years working experience in a similar position
  • Good understanding of supply chain procedures
  • Excellent organization and communication skills
  • Good negotiation abilities
  • Active participation in inventory audits

Method of Application

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Precision Recruitment International (PRI) is a privately owned recruitment company with offices in Zambia, Zimbabwe (HQ) and Mozambique. It has positioned itself to provide high quality recruitment services by acquiring the best possible prospects and placements. It does this by pro-actively building relationships with people in developing industries in the various regional countries. PRI uses a wide range of techniques that include specified 'search and selection' methods and contingent-based recruitment techniques.