Ghana HR Solutions Our client, international mining exploration and production is hiring a proactive Purchasing Manager to help with their operations in Ghana.
Purchasing Manager Profiles
The Purchasing Manager will be responsible for organizing and supervising purchasing functions of the company;
managing daily activities in purchasing to include day to day and capital projects purchases; managing contracts
including administering, negotiating, reviewing, renewing, filing, and evaluating for availability, price, term, and
quality of products. Coordinating bid process and ensuring compliance with procurement conflict of interest policies and regulations.
Purchasing Manager Duties
Manage Purchase Orders for materials, equipment and spare parts.
Manage customs clearance, warehousing and transportation of orders in Ghana
Manage contacts with company’s suppliers to ensure best prices, negotiate supplier agreements and contracts;
Maintain relationships with all business stakeholders;
Create strategies to cut costs, minimize risks and meet company objectives;
Perform other duties on as needed basis.
Purchasing Manager Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Studies, or related field.
A minimum of 3 years working experience in a similar role in a multi-union environment
Experience within the mining industry is preferred
Strong negotiating skills and a positive attitude
Understanding of procurement principles and best practices
Knowledge of equipment, materials and equipment for the geological and mining industry is preferred.
Knowledge of suppliers and markets for materials, equipment and spare parts in Ghana.
Understanding of logistics and transportation requirements in Ghana
Effective communication skills, including writing, speaking and interpersonal communication;
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision;
Attention to detail and punctuality;
Stress management and time management skills;
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and basic knowledge of ERP Systems;
Fluency in spoken and written English. Knowledge of Russian is preferred.
To apply please send CVs to [email protected]