Procurement Officer / Purchaser
We are looking for a Purchasing Officer to buy products that are essential for our company’s day-to-day operations. You will review prices and quality and ensure optimal stock levels. Purchasing Officer responsibilities include evaluating vendors, negotiating contracts and preparing reports (e.g. on orders and costs.) For this role, you should have good knowledge of market research, along with solid analytical skills to make sure you’re identifying the most profitable offers. Ultimately, you’ll create and maintain good relationships with key suppliers to ensure merchandise is high quality and delivered on time.
Research potential vendors.
Compare and evaluate offers from suppliers.
Negotiate contract terms of agreement and pricing.
Track orders and ensure timely delivery.
Review quality of purchased products.
Enter order details (e.g. vendors, quantities, prices) into internal databases.
Maintain updated records of purchased products, delivery information and invoices.
Prepare reports on purchases, including cost analyses.
Monitor stock levels and place orders as needed.
Coordinate with warehouse staff to ensure proper storage.
Attend trade shows and exhibitions to stay up-to-date with industry trends.
The ability to contract with local suppliers or from the global market
Good command of English.
Excellent communication skills at all levels, a team player with a flexible approach and a willingness to learn
Excellent skills Word, Excel, Power point and Outlook are required, ERP knowledge.
High standard of numeracy, accuracy with attention to detail
A self-starter who is pro-active and can set and achieve goals
Strong organizational & time management skills
Ability to recognize potential risks to the Firm that should be escalated.
Planning, Organizing, and Achievement.
Problem-solving & Decision-making.
Must have strong work ethics.
Must be well organized and a self-starter.
Must be able to follow standard filing procedure.
Detail oriented, professional attitude, reliable.
Proficient in Excel, Word, and Power Point.
Possess strong organizational and time management skills.
Strong problem-solving skills, documentation skills, research and resolution skills, data analysis and multi-tasking skills.
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
Ability to interact with employees and vendors in a professional manner.
Ability to speak and write English + Arabic is a must.
Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high-volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness.
Fluent in English language and Arabic.
Job Location Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Company Industry Food & Beverage Production Company Type Employer (Private Sector) Job Role Purchasing and Procurement Employment Type Full Time Employee Monthly Salary Range Unspecified Number of Vacancies Unspecified
Career Level Mid Career Years of Experience Min: 6 Max: 10 Residence Location Riyadh,Saudi Arabia Gender Male Degree Bachelor’s degree / higher diploma
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