Senior Procurement Officer

at Woda Metal Industry PLC
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted December 18, 2022
Category Procurement
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


Job Description
Addressing all Procurement activities on the specific category assigned including, Foreign & Local sourcing, evaluating, appointing, offer negotiation, market surveying, contract managing, follow up demand forecasting, ordering, reordering, setting up ordering points, updating stock levels against demand, vendor management, engagement, and development. Follow up of orders made to foreign suppliers, communicating with suppliers in relation to specification with foreign suppliers, report status of foreign orders, follow on Bank Forex requests, submitting L/C’s, manage status of approvals against applications, keep foreign purchase documentation, follow import delivery status and coordinates with concerned in relation to bank forex approvals on the specific category assigned. Reporting on statuses on agreed frequency is a must with accurate records and data.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Highly experienced in managing purchase orders
  • Good knowledge of inventory control process
  • Exceptional knowledge of purchasing techniques and tools
  • Familiarity with ERP systems
  • Ability to manage and maintain good relationships with vendors
  • Maintained records of purchases and sales.
  • Coordinated with suppliers to ensure that goods are delivered on-time.
  • Inspected goods for any defects and missing parts.
  • Recommended improvements to purchasing procedures for operational efficiency.
  • Performed purchase operations within the assigned budget.
  • Reviewed and approved purchase orders before ordering goods.
  • Processed purchasing requests and maintained purchasing logs.
  • Contacted suppliers to obtain price quotes and performed negotiations.
  • Ensured that all purchase operations were performed in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Followed-up on delivery schedules, payment delays, and invoice queries.
  • Managed deliver schedules and status of goods.

Required: 1(One) Person

Location: Head Office

Job Requirements

  • BA Degree in Procurement, Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Management, Logistics, or any related fields.
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience.


  • In Strategic Sourcing, Purchasing, Supplier Evaluation, Supply Chain Management, and Invoicing.
  • Microsoft office, Email Exchange, and Outlook.
  • SAP and ERP System.
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