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Procurement Officer

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13 Jun 2017


28 Jun 2017

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Job Grading: Paterson B2
Primary purpose of position:To ensure cost efficient quoting and procurement of goods and services as well as the management of the stock.
Key Performance Areas:
  • Responsible for the procurement and maintenance of goods and services of the NCRST, including the negotiations of cash discounts on these.
  • Administer the entire procurement process, including but not limited to the collection, completion, submission and storage of necessary documentation.
  • Receive and verify invoices of good and services delivered.
  • Ensure that all aspects procured are adequately insured and handle all insurance claims
  • Reconcile all invoices to purchase orders and other supporting documents, and submits these for payment.
  • Follow up outstanding account enquiries.
  • Provide secretariat support to the internal tender committee meetings.
  • Update the computerized supplier master list on a regular basis.
  • Handle office correspondences and attend to all procurement related enquiries.
  • Co-ordinate annual stock-taking and perform asset verification across all offices and sites.
  • Maintain a good and traceable record keeping of all the procurement processes.
Minimum Qualification, Experience & Competence Requirement:
  • A Higher Certificate in Accounting, Economics or Logistics, and at least three (3) years relevant working experience in purchasing or procurement environment.
  • Basic accounting and administration skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills.
  • Must be assertive, with a high level of integrity and professionalism.
  • Must be analytical and able to work well with little supervision.
Employment Conditions:
  • This is a permanent appointment with a performance agreement.

Enquiries should be directed to: Ms. Naimhwaka at Office Tel. No.: +264 61 431 7000.

Applications supported by a detailed CV and certified documents can be hand delivered at the NCRST Head Office, Erf 490, Platinum Street,Prosperita, Windhoek, or posted to The HR Officer, NCRST, Private Bag 13253, Windhoek.
Please note that no electronic applications will be accepted. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and no applications
will be returned. Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to various assessments including psychometric testing.
Closing Date: 28 June 2017 at 17h00