Senior import & procurement officer

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Business and Administration, Logistics, Transport and Supply Chain, Purchasing and Procurement
Bishoftu, Oromia 
Career Level:
Senior Level (5+ years experience)
Employment Type:
Full time

Job Description

Under the general supervision of Procurement manager the Senior import & procurement officer who will be responsible for the coordination and management of Imports and logistics associated with import activities across the company. The main objective of the position responsible for importing all material and equipment inputs developing sourcing strategies for key inputs, and coordinating logistics. He/she will be responsible for tendering processes and in accordance with policies, procedures, and specified contract requirements of the company.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1.      Manage request and purchasing process across the organization

2.       Manage database of requested purchases

3.       Applying for an import permits at appropriate government offices.

4.      Follow up on Purchasing insurance, typing permit, getting bank permit.

5.       Getting a release letter and prepare to inspect imported goods

6.       Follow up on Submission of shipping documents and others to transistor

7.      Follow up status of the transistor on clearing goods in all stages (inspection, phase office, duty, assessment, finance, investment, check, warehouse charge)

8.       Receive all imported goods from customs and Facilitate logistics to deliver goods to user department

9.      Follow up on getting duty free privilege for capital goods import and accessories, follow up franco valuta imports.

10.   Ensure proper authorization of all requested materials as per the budget

11.  Verify that all materials purchased are of the requested quality and specifications

12.  Negotiate cost savings and discounts from suppliers

13.   Manage import process for required inputs to minimize costs and reduce lead time

14.  Preparation of reports and presentations to procurement manager as required and assign duties, tasks, and coaches to subordinates and review their work.

15.   Clearing imports at National Bank of Ethiopia on time before getting on the delinquency list

16.   Processing and follow up at MOA to register agricultural inputs and follow up on renewals of the certificate of competence.

17.   Other duties as required.

Job Requirements

-          B.A. Degree in logistics and supply chain Management, management, business management, accounting or related business fields with a minimum 5 years’ direct experience in similar position.

-          Thorough knowledge of spoken and written English (MUST)

-          Strong Microsoft office skills (MUST)

-          Strong learning culture and positive attitude

-          Critical thinking, commitment to production

-          Cost Consciousness

-          Self-initiator with high degree of self-management

How to Apply

Interested applicants who can fulfill the stated requirements can submit their application letter with non-returnable CV and supporting documents within 10 (Ten) consecutive working days from the date of this announcement in person to HR Department office or through-mail: [email protected]

Please mention the title of the position you applied for the subject line of your email. Candidates who do not follow the instruction will not be considered. Only short listed candidates will be notified for interview.

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