Procurement Assistant

Website Farm Depot

About the job

  • Evaluating suppliers, products and services
  • Research potential vendors
  • Negotiating contracts and prices to ensure that the purchases approved are cost efficient and of high quality
  • Monitoring current inventory levels and identifying purchasing needs for all the outlets
  • Track orders and ensure timely delivery
  • Update internal databases with order details (dates, vendors, quantities, discounts)
  • Conduct market research to identify pricing trends.
  • Organising transportation
  • Negotiating transport rates with all the transporters


  • Degree, diploma or equivalent in supply chain
  • 2 years experience in the same position


  • Knowledge of procurement processes, policies and procedures.
  • Strong emphasis on accuracy and detail.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously to meet goals and deadlines
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs, such as Excel.
  • Good time management and organizational skills.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Strategic thinking

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Supplier purchase orders over scheduled delivery time
  • Pricing competitiveness
  • Products out of stock or below minimum re-order levels

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