Purchasing Manager



            The job holder will be responsible to manage all procurement and sourcing transactions and supply chain within the company. Responsibilities include but not limited to leading the procurement team, providing guidance on procurement process, strategizing and negotiating with suppliers and vendors in order to acquire the most cost-effective deals and to reduce procurement expenses.


            • Liaising with key company employees to determine their product and service needs

            • Performing all procurement activities including but not limited to:

              • Suppliers pre-qualification,

              • Request for quotation, 

              • Negotiating supplier agreements, 

              • Preparation & Issuance of purchase orders / contracts

            • Developing strong relationships with business stakeholders and strategic supply partners to improve business

            • Monitor and review suppliers performance

            • Identify, recruit and maintain freight forwarders for all the movement of trading merchandise

            • Ensure effective negotiation of air, sea and road freight rates

            • Ensure timely follow up with freight forwarders for nominated shipments.

            • Identify, recruit and maintain logisitcs and brokers for handling international shipments and customs clearance

            • Supervise follow up for Performa invoice from supplier and preparation of supplier invoice

            • Ensure timely receipt of shipments

            • Supervise follow up with suppliers for documents (supplier invoice, Performa invoice)

            • Coordinate with suppliers on SED (short / excess/ damages)

            • Supervise timely payments to suppliers

            • Delegating tasks and supervising the work of Purchasing and Procurement department

            • Identifying areas for improvement to continually drive performance and business results

            • Coordination and evaluation of procurement for the organisation

            • Prepare and review monthly reports on efficiency and productivity.

            • Submit a monthly updated supplier and product lists

            • Maintain and update suppliers file (Profile, Commercial Registeration, Tax Card, VAT Registeration)

            • Submit Bi-weekly reports on shipments and expected delivery dates

            • Submit Bi-weekly reports on cash requirements for forecasted supplier payments


            • 8-10 years proven working experience managing supply chain operations as a Procurement Specialist, Procurement Manager in similar field.

              • Bachelor's Degree
            • Strong experience in collecting analyizing data 

            • Excellent interpersonal skills to communicate effectively across the organization

            • Problem-solving skills 

            • Planning and organising skills 

            • Commitment to excellence 

            • Highly detail-oriented 

            • High organizational skills and ability to manage stress and meet deadlines •

            • Fluent English written and spoken