We want to hire a competent Purchasing Agent to join our company.
As a Purchasing Agent, you will be responsible for buying different products and services crucial for our business. You will have all the resources and opportunities to generate profits by making the most cost-effective and high-quality purchases.
You must have excellent attention to detail and a commercial mindset. You must know tactics that would help you evaluate market conditions and negotiate the best deal with different suppliers. Outstanding communication skills will assist you to effectively negotiate and maintain profitable relationships with the vendors. The objective here is to obtain supplies that are crucial for the success of our business operations.
If you feel you have the required skills and knowledge to carry out this role diligently, we would like to meet you.
Buy goods and services from the desired vendors
Create gainful purchasing strategies
Assess the profiles of different suppliers and analyze offers
Prepare and implement effective negotiation techniques
Oversee inventory levels
Manage relationships with the prime suppliers to maintain timely delivery, quality of goods and compliance with the terms of agreements
Review the suppliers to ensure the best quality
Prepare and submit reports about the purchases made
Keep the records up-to-date
Attend exhibitions, fairs, and events to keep abreast of the prevailing market trends
BA/BSc in Business Administration or related field.
MA/MSc candidates will also be considered.
Proven work experience as a Purchasing Agent, Purchasing Assistant or a similar role
Experience in negotiating the terms/conditions and prices
Extensive know-how of market research, data analysis and best purchasing practices
Proficiency in MS Office and Purchasing Software
Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
A strong analytical mind with excellent organizational skills
Good customer service and negotiation skills
Should be a team player
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