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Procurement Manager

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Yalelo is seeking a highly motivated and energetic self-starter to work as a Procurement Manager.

The Procurement Manager will be responsible for managing the organisation’s procurement strategies and leveraging strong relationships with the supplier network to ensure alignment with organisation’s objectives. He/she will also be involved in negotiating with suppliers and managing operational procurement activities to manage product demands.

The Right Fit candidate will:

  • Develop procurement implementation plans to ensure alignment with overall procurement strategies and operational activities.
  • Facilitate engagement sessions with organisational network and external vendors for optimal procurement transactions.
  • Develop organisation’s procurement targets and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) across teams.
  • Develop strategy for RFQs and online system for tracking of RFQs, Ensure 100% compliance with RFQ and sourcing controls (requisite number of quotations and registered suppliers only).
  • Overall Responsible for tracking a closure cycle time for RFQs.
  • Add Value for Money through aggressive cost reduction – cost savings target set out to be achieved.
  • Improves Supply Chain procedures.
  • Develop budget allocation model for each department and procurement strategy there forth on managing budgets.
  • Requisitions to PO and PO to Delivery closure time to be monitored and tracked for optimal Delivery.
  • Ensure full environmental and social compliance (HACCP, ZEMA) by all stakeholders.
  • Implement Risk evaluations and audits for risk areas in the supply chain and manage seller selection processes.
  • Develop selection processes and criteria with suppliers.
  • Develop proposal development criteria to be used by prospective sellers.
  • Analyse list of suppliers based on prices, specifications, and delivery dates to determine best sellers’ bids.

The Essentials:

  • Degree in Purchasing & Supply or similar field.
  • Member of Zambia Institute of Purchasing and Supply.
  • 3+ years’ sourcing experience, including 2+ years’ team management experience, in similar role and relevant industry.

If this, is YOU, we would like to hear from you today!!!

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Application deadline
6 Aug 14:00
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Yalelo is a pioneer of aquaculture in Zambia, bringing together local resources and world-leading practices. The company implements a scalable solution to ease the pressure on Zambia’s wild-capture fisheries sector. Founded in 2011, Yalelo is now a leading fisheries firm in Zambia and among the largest aquaculture firms in Africa. This company breeds and grows its tilapia on the shores of Lake Kariba and sells nation-wide. Yalelo’s pristine water locally produced non-GMO fish feed and a robust cold-chain result in product quality and affordability that are transforming customer experience.