Vacancy Announcement - Procurement Officer

University of Ghana Enterprises Ltd seeks to recruit a detailed oriented team player for the position of PROCUREMENT OFFICER.

Key Responsibilities and Task:

· Estimate and establish cost parameters and budgets for purchases

· Create and maintain good relationships with vendors/suppliers

· Make professional decisions in a fast-paced environment

· Maintain records of purchases, pricing, and other important data

· Review and analyse all vendors/suppliers, supply, and price options

· Develop plans for purchasing equipment, services, and supplies

Handle the procurement process to ensure a timely supply of goods and service

Inspect goods received to ensure their quality and quantity and approved acceptance,

· Approve the delivery of items in the storeroom through the internal waybill

· Negotiate the best deal for pricing and supply contracts

· Ensure that the products and supplies are high quality

· Maintain and update a list of suppliers and their qualifications, delivery times, and potential future development

· Work with team members and managers to complete duties as needed

· Any other business assigned by the Chief Executive Office


Qualification and Skills Required

First degree in Administration, Supply Chain Management or Business Management

· Solid knowledge and understanding of procurement law, processes, policy and systems

· Minimum 3 years’ experience as a Procurement Officer

· Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel)

· Ability to analyse problems and strategize for better solutions

· Ability to negotiate, establish and administer contracts

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills

· Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently

· Accurate and attention to detail

Qualified applicants are to submit an application letter, current CV and copies of relevant certificates to on or before Friday 6th November, 2020. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Successful applicant should be ready to start work on 4th January 2021.