• Implement procurement system and purchasing strategies for goods. • Completes all direct purchasing as per approved Budgets. • Assist program staff with budget preparation and review, in coordination with Engineering staff and Procurement staff. • Routinely monitors market and works to determine the most reasonable, fair and expeditious option to procure best value goods and services. • When required, manages bulk purchasing and inventory. • Directly liaises with vendors and contractors on a daily basis to ensure the best quality products available are delivered on time. • Ensures that goods or services are purchased at the lowest, competitive price. • Routinely updates the internal Excel file of local, regional and international vendors and service providers. • Ensures that the office is provided with the most up-to-date information on latest market rates for routine items, as well as information necessary to track project payments and deliveries. • Identify suppliers for a given procurement task, to solicit and collect multiple quotations for all supplies as directed by the Procurement. • To deliver Purchase Orders to all suppliers in on time. • To ensure that all Goods Received Notes and Waybills are properly filled out at each delivery site for all deliveries. • Ensure suppliers deliver procured items in a timely manner; verify that deliveries have been made correctly and on time. • Provides guidance and mentors staff regarding procurement procedures and best practices as required. Provide support to the office manager / administrator with keeping proper inventory records. • Other duties as assigned.
• A Bachelor's or Master's degree in Business, or a related field • Strong knowledge of procurement rules and regulations required • Three to five year previous experience working in the field of procurement with progressive records and positive recommendations; • Demonstrated ability to solve challenging and complicated logistical issues; • Experience with budgeting and cost analysis; understanding of local sale market and prices; • Experience managing procurement professionals • Strong ability to use and develop commodity management tracking systems; • Strong communication skills; English and Urdu required.