Graduate Trainee: Procurement

  • Internship
  • Harare
  • @Work In Zimbabwe posted 1 week ago
  • Posted : 19 March 2023 -Accepting applications

Vacancy Details

  • Career Level Qualified / Experienced
  • Experience Fresh
  • What we do Other professional services
  • Qualifications Bachelors Degree

Job Description

A local company is looking for a youthful and energetic procurement graduate trainee to assist their company in its purchasing activities and ensure that purchased items are both cost-efficient and of high quality. The Graduate Trainee: Procurement will run for a period of 24 months (2 years).

Responsibilities include assisting staff, maintaining positive supplier relations, evaluating supply options, taking part in approving purchases, and maintaining accurate records.

To be successful as a Graduate Trainee: Procurement you should have an analytical mind and keep up with product and service trends. Ultimately, a top procurement graduate should be able to negotiate well and ensure that all purchases comply with company standards.

Graduate Trainee: Procurement Responsibilities:

  • Taking part in the procurement process and all activities of the purchasing department.
  • Assist in preparing plans to purchase equipment, services, and supplies.
  • Following and enforcing the company’s procurement policies and procedures.
  • Comparing, analyzing products and services to be purchased.
  • Monitoring inventories and maintaining accurate purchase and pricing records.
  • Maintaining and updating supplier information such as qualifications, delivery times, product ranges, etc.
  • Maintaining good supplier relations and negotiating contracts.
  • Researching and evaluating prospective suppliers.
  • Assisting in preparing budgets, cost analyses, and reports.

Graduate Trainee: Procurement Requirements:

  • At least 5 “O” Levels including English and Mathematics
  • Degree in Supply Chain Management or equivalent
  • Upper Second Class (2.1) or better
  • Strong negotiation and analytical skills
  • Highly computer literate
  • Must be aged below 25 years.

Interested candidates should submit applications with detailed curriculum vitae and certified copies of birth, academic and professional certificates.

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