Trainee Officer: Procurement (m/f)


Bokomo is recruiting a Trainee Officer: Procurement (m/f), to be based in Windhoek, Namibia.
  • At Bokomo Namibia, a joint venture between the Frans Indongo Group (Namibia) and PepsiCo Inc, through its (South African) subsidiary, Pioneer Foods, you get the best of both worlds: an entrepreneur’s mindset plus reach and resources. Our worldwide network and collaborative culture generates a stream of new opportunities to define the future and propel your life’s work. Bring your unique perspective. Bring curiosity. Bring ingenuity, and drive. We’ll give you a platform to be daring
  • Reporting to the Head: Procurement. The training program will be for 3 years
  • Monitoring of supplier performance in terms of quality, cost, delivery, and responsiveness objectives. End to end material planning process including but not limited to demand planning review; historical usage and customer forecasts, demand/supply balancing; inventory pipeline analysis, and recommended purchase requisitions for all production materials
  • Material planning purchase requisitions and purchase orders in line with company approval matrix
  • Preparation of key reports for management review, including but not limited to; inventory analysis, late and potentially late order analysis, end of life, and key project plan updates
  • Strategic sourcing for agreed material & service categories at the best price at a defined quality level and supplier performance
  • Optimization of procurement expenditure in line with objectives, resulting in cost savings
  • Analysis of specific materials and services categories and assess markets and manage and reduce risks, monitor & review availability of supplies
  • Liaising with and coordinate suppliers and negotiate business-specific supply agreements. Maintain a high degree of internal and external customer satisfaction (suppliers)
  • Monitoring of supplier performance and initiate specific improvement actions
  • Maintaining and updating vendor and material masters in line with strategic goals
  • Execution of RFQ and order processes and follow up on supplier performance and price discrepancies and take specific corrective and improvement actions
  • Communication of material availability and pending shortages to all relevant stakeholders
  • Liaising and interaction with suppliers and internal functions to establish an efficient, transparent and cost effective procurement process and communication channel
  • Maintaining a high degree of internal and external customer satisfaction (suppliers)
  • Carrying out stock-takes upon request and in line with operational requirements
  • Qualification and Preferred Traits
  • The successful candidate must have:
  • Grade 12 with excellent points in Mathematics as well as business field subjects
  • Candidate must be willing to work full-time and pursue tertiary education on a part-time basis. A possible bursary will be provided to the successful candidate
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
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How to Apply
1. Documentation
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
2. Application
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  • Published 26.07.2022
  • Expires 08.08.2022
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