Overview

Reports to: Operations Director &Inventory Manager

Job Family: Inventory

Main Purpose

The position is driven by excellent industry knowledge and keeping up with current market trends. The scope of this position holder must include market research, sales & product knowledge, and product sourcing understanding to fulfill the company’s business model. TO OVERSEE AND MANAGE PURCHASING.

Responsibilities

• Manage product purchasing: act as a point of contact between the company and the supplier, monitoring supplier performance and inventory levels;

• Market research and analysis: identify potential suppliers based on market trends and company requirements, cost-benefit analysis or cost-utility analysis;

• Regulatory and purchasing:negotiate contracts, terms and deadlines with vendors and suppliers, process purchase orders to acquire goods, and work closely with legal team to ensure contract terms are favorable to company;

• Continuous development: manage efficient flow of goods to ensure optimum production;

• Key relationship nurturing: develop a working relationship with key suppliers.

Qualifications and attributes

• A degree in Procurement Management, purchasing and supply certificate will be an added advantage

• 3 — 5 years experience in procurement

• Understanding of Pharmaceutical industry is necessary

• Excellent leadership and inter-personal skills

• Ability to build good rapport with suppliers

Deadline: 29th September 2020

Send applications to: lungile@swazipharm.com

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

NO hand- delivered applications will be accepted