Head of Procurement at an International School
International School
1d ago
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Job Title : Head of Procurement

Job Description

  • The Head of Procurement duty is to discover the best ways to cut procurement expenses, so that the company can invest in growth and people.
  • Responsibilities

  • The Responsibilities, Obligation and Conduct will include but not limited to the following;
  • Devise and use fruitful sourcing strategies
  • Discover profitable suppliers and initiate business and organization partnerships
  • Negotiate with external vendors to secure advantageous terms
  • Approve the ordering of necessary goods and services
  • Finalize purchase details of orders and deliveries
  • Examine and test existing contracts
  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
  • Collaborate with key persons to ensure clarity of the specifications and expectations of the company
  • Foresee alterations in the comparative negotiating ability of suppliers and clients
  • Expect unfavourable events through analysis of data and prepare control strategies
  • Perform risk management for supply contracts and agreements
  • Control spend and build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs
  • Perform related work as required or as may be assigned by your employer
  • Qualifications

  • A BA / B.Sc Degree in the relevant subject
  • A higher degree in the relevant subject is an added advantage.
  • Must have minimum of 3 years experience in a good school
  • Computer literacy and evidence of use of ICT to support literacy.
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