Procurement Officer - Sourcing
World Vision Ghana (WVG) is looking for a highly qualified, proactive, motivated and resourceful person to fill the position of Procurement Officer-Sourcing.
Procurement Officer Sourcing – Job Summary
To manage all sourcing for WVG operations in a cost effective manner in accordance with procurement policies and guidelines.
The position is based in Accra.
S/He reports to the Supply Chain Manager
Facilitate the procurement of goods.
Proactively monitor Supplier performance to ensure strategic objectives are met in a timely and cost effective manner.
Ensure procurement standards are followed for different categories of procurements.
Lead fact-based negotiations with Suppliers.
Provide a service desk support and ticketing system to effectively track Purchase Requests, Purchase Orders through all the Procurement stages, Delivery and Payment stages.
Maintain profesional communication between the organizativo and Service Providers to ensure quality deliverables.
Maintain good level of public relations with outside suppliers as well as strong partnership with internal customers
Train Managers and procurement committees in various projects on good procurement proceedings to align with procurement standards.
Maintain the integrity of procurements.
Lead the development and evaluation of RFPs for procurement of goods etc.
Carry out quarterly reviews for field offices on procurement related processes
Serve as Recorder to the National Procurement Committee.
Track the deliverables of Technical Committees of National Procurement Committee
Assist in identifying and the qualification of suppliers for Strategic Sourcing.
Prepare Monthly Reports and other Strategic Reports including the Rolling Savings reports and weekly procurement reports.
Education / Work Experience / Key Competencies
University degree in Business Administration, Procurement or similar degree.
Partly CIPS qualified preferred.
Solid working knowledge of the 7-Step Sourcing Process
Strong negotiation experience
Strong Contract Management experience
Ability to analyze and report on Supply Chain Management and financial metrics
Basic knowledge of local legal positions for contracts
Strong understanding of market analysis, supplier evaluation, total cost of ownership analysis, category strategy development & implementation
At least 5years experience in purchasing
Good Supply Chain Management expertise