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Poste proposé : BUYER
Reporting to the Supply Chain, Procurement and Contracts Manager, the Buyer is responsible for the timely, cost effective procurement and supply of the correct goods to Agbaou mine site.
2. Major tasks and responsibilities of position
Manage the end-to-end the purchasing process for the site particularly complex and high-value items and the site’s network of suppliers.
Prepare and control Request for Quotations (RFQ’s), Purchase Requisitions (PR’s) and Purchase Orders (PO’s) for purchasing goods.
Place purchase orders for stock items, ensuring that the purchasing process conforms to Sun and Supply Chain Management policy and procedures.
Enter data within the ERP pricing category’s ensuring information is accurate and up-to-date.
Ensure the accuracy of purchase orders information and reporting to management any discrepancies.
Liaise with suppliers on stock availability and raise any delivery delay issues as they occur.
Ensure an audit trail of purchasing activities is maintained.
Prepare weekly reports in the designated system to report on status of ordered stock items.
Support local businesses to be selected for purchasing requirements for the mine.
When required, support the Supply Chain Manager with contracts administration.
Support the Supply Chain Manager with Vendor / Contractor performance evaluation.
Supervise the purchasing and logistics team to maximize cost reduction and availability of goods and services.
Ensure that Company Policies and Procedures are followed at all times.
Ensure that progress and relevant matters are effectively communicated to all parties at all times.
Look for and facilitate operational methods to improve the supply chain and to minimize downtime and delays.
Assess the specifications and determine the best suppliers in terms of the policy and procedures.
Summarize tenders / quotes and make recommendations for placement of the orders.
Follow up on quotations and recommendations done to the users and consult on authorization / approval to proceed with the order / transaction where necessary.
Process purchase orders and present to the Procurement and Logistics Manager for authorization as required.
Assess the urgency of the delivery requirement and determine the mode of transport; air, courier, sea and / or road.
In the case of a new supplier, obtain credit applications and process and submit to the accounts department after having received approval from management.
Keep track of orders placed and expedite deliveries.
Co-ordinate arrangements and oversee all cargo consolidations and urgent deliveries to site.
Supply all relevant documentation to the shipping and freight forwarding agents as well as to customs agents to facilitate Optimum clearing and delivery of all goods.
Report any losses, damages, discrepancies, short deliveries or incorrect deliveries to the relevant parties and ensure that the situation is corrected.
Manage all returns to suppliers for re-supply and repairs and ensure re-delivery to site.
Ensure that all purchase requisitions and orders have the required signatures according to procedures and policies.
Profil recherché pour le poste : BUYER
3. Position Requirements and Qualifications
Tertiary qualification in Supply Chain Management, technical, business or management equivalent.
Minimum 6 years of experience in a Purchasing role
Minimum 3 years of experience at supervisory levelin a remote mining environment.
Strong communication, organisation and personnel skills, strong analytical capabilities, sound business sense, advanced documentation skills with high attention to detail.
Demonstrate energy, determination managing and completing multiple tasks simultaneously to meet deadlines
French / English language skills essential
Proficient in ERP systems and excellent knowledge of Excel, Visio, Word and Power point.
Experience in a third world country with a preference for West African experience, particularly Ivory Coast
Able to communicate effectively at all levels of the organisation and build effective relationships and networks
Possesses strong training and mentoring skills with the ability to develop an effective team
Demonstrates strong conceptual skills, and be capable of developing lateral and practical solutions
Ability to respond to a changing work environment
A reputation for integrity and ethics.
4 Behavioral Competencies
Versatile, tenacious and people orientated
Ability to work with across functional teams
Demonstrate ability to work harmoniously in a team as well as autonomously
Result orientated and confident
Problem solving, managerial, organizational and research skills.