The Public Transport Service Corporation (PTSC), in its drive towards improving and expanding its services, is pleased to invite applications for the following contract position: Manager Procurement and Logistics.
 

JOB SUMMARY: 
To direct and control the central purchasing function; to ensure that goods and services are purchased at the most competitive prices and at the required quality; and to ensure that goods and supplies are re-ordered and kept in stock so as to make the most efficient use of the Corporation's resources. 

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 
• Develops and implements systems, policies and procedures to ensure that the Corporation's purchasing function operates effectively and efficiently.

• Directs and controls purchasing staff to ensure that they are well motivated and trained and that they carry out their responsibilities to the required standard.

• Maintains the central purchasing budget to ensure the effective monitoring and control of all purchases.

• Manages spending in accordance with approved budgets and within stipulated guidelines

• Negotiates contracts with suppliers who meet the company's requirements to secure the most favourable terms of business for the Corporation

• Keeps all contracts for the supply of goods and services under review to ensure that they are being carried out effectively and re-negotiates terms where necessary

• Maintains an awareness of any developments in the field of central purchasing or with suppliers to ensure that the Corporation continues to apply the most effective policies and procedures

• Participates, from time-to-time, in cross-functional teams on projects involving the acquisition of major assets

• Performs other related duties as may be assigned 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE: 
• A Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Purchasing, Procurement or a related discipline

• Negotiation skills

• Networking and interpersonal skills

• Knowledge of contract law, buying procedures and relevant government regulations

• Ability to manage budgets

• Ability to work within strict deadlines

• Ability to protect confidential information 

 

REQUIRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE: 
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Proficiency with Microsoft Office and knowledge of purchasing software

• Minimum of three (3) years similar experience 

 


Any similar combination of qualifications and experience will be considered. 

 


Close for application: 07th August 2020. Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

Reference
VAC-3707
Employer
Public Transport Service Corp.
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Employment Type
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Salary and benefits info not provided.
Salary
Competitive
Your Career Level
Early Career
Years Experience
Minimum of Three (3) years'
Your Education Level
Bachelor's Degree|in Procurement
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