Procurement Manager

Newrest Zambia

Job Title: Procurement Manager

Newrest Zambia is looking for a Procurement Manager to be responsible for managing a diverse portfolio of suppliers for direct & indirect procurement in a role that’s both strategic and operational, the role will involve managing supplier relationships, price negotiation, assuring continuous supply, day to day communication with internal stakeholders,  and suppliers.

  • Create and lead the development and implementation of the procurement strategy.
  • Prepare and lead negotiations using the six-step sourcing process and use of different negotiation tactics
  • Performance management of suppliers to ensure delivery on time in full
  • Manage suppliers to ensure right-first-time quality
  • Support cross-functionally for indirect procurement across Equipment, Operations Services, Facilities, and others as required
  • Identify opportunities and implement cost reduction projects working with cross-functional teams.
  • Managing legal and environmental aspects associated with food and pack ensuring compliance.
  • Understand internal stakeholder needs.
  • Ensures that the safety and security of items is maintained in accordance to Company regulations.
  • Ensure stores is kept in a clean and tidy conducive working environment to avoid Infestation of hazards.
  • Ensures maximum utilization of space storage in an economic and efficient manner.
  • Bachelors Degree Purchasing and Supply
  • Proven three (3) years of work experience as a Procurement Manager in the Catering or Food Production Industry.
  • Extensive food and beverage (F&B) knowledge
  • Strong understanding of strategic sourcing and procurement environment
  • The candidate must have a strong drive for results
  • The successful candidate will have proven analytical skills and financial acumen, as well as a methodical approach to problem-solving teamed with a drive for results
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Demonstrate competence to manage multiple priorities and follow through on tasks to completion.
  • Work attitude that exhibits flexibility, drive, good judgement, dependability and ambitions
  • Strong leadership, motivational and people skills

Interested candidates who meet the above-stipulated qualifications should send their application letters, Curriculum vitae, three traceable referees, and photocopies of relevant certificates to:


Applications should be received not later than 15th June 2021.

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