Overview

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the above mentioned position which reports to the Chief Financial Officer.

Main Functions Of The Job

To create and drive the implementation of an appropriate and cost effective procurement and inventory management strategies within the governance and compliance  framework of Swaziland Railway with the main aim of improving efficiency in procurement service delivery levels and maintaining optimum levels of inventories.

Qualifications:

  • BCom Degree with Majors in Accounting or related field in supply chain and inventory management
  • Certified Institute of Procurement & Supply accreditation

Required Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar field of work with 2 years in Management role and 3 years in Supervisory position
  • Experience in managing and controlling inventories
  • Proven experience in driving procurement strategies

Personal Attributes and Competencies

  • Excellent knowledge of public procurement statues and regulations
  • Strong leadership and managerial skills
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Contracts drafting and management skills
  • Highly principled & honest
  • Ability to influence

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Budget and cost control
  • Build and maintain good relations with suppliers
  • Inventory Management
  • Oversee procurement activities at ESR
  • Adhere to procurement procedures

Applications

Written applications to be submitted no later than Friday, 16th October 2020, together with a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae, proof of academic qualifications and relevent recent referees should be e-emailed to: recruitment@swazirail.co.sz or addressed to:

The Human Resources Manager

Eswatini Railways

P O Box 475

Mbabane

H100

If you have not received any  feedback within one month of the closing date, please consider your applications unsuccessful.