Procurement Manager – Coffee Job Placement at Buena Fortuna Associates Ltd



Organisation: Buena
Fortuna Associates Ltd
Duty
Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Branch Manager – Coffee
About
US:
Buena Fortuna Associates Ltd is
a recruitment agency specializing in support staff and technical recruitment.
We place permanent and contract professionals across a wide range of
disciplines in various sectors. They would like to recruit for their valuable
client in Agri-business and trading.
Job Summary: The
Procurement Manager will be responsible for Coffee Arabica procurement
activities for the organization. The incumbent will offer technical advice,
assistance and follow-up on coffee procurement, Procedures, and contracts.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible
    for the purchase of high quality coffee, contact suppliers, and review
    offers and quotations.
  • Ensure
    fast evacuation of stock from the unit to avoid accumulation of stock
    during peak season.
  • In
    charge of planning and accounting for procurement funds to satisfy the
    requirement to achieve required volume during both peak and off peak
    periods.
  • Carry
    out market intelligence and report on price and other activities by
    competitors. 
  • Update
    and maintain ledgers for fund/stock on a regular basis and ensure no
    discrepancies.
  • Regularly
    review and advise on quality of Coffee and negotiate competitive price
    based on the quality.
  • Mapping/sketching
    out new supply channels so as to increase volume & quality of coffee
  • Perform
    any other duties as assigned.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate must hold a University Degree in Procurement or Business
    Administration or its equivalent in a recognized higher institution of
    learning.
  • At
    least five years’ professional experience in financial, administrative and
    operational aspects of agro product Procurement with especially coffee
    Arabica.
  • Good
    working knowledge of the buying- selling business with excellent
    negotiation skills
  • Should
    be an honest & trustworthy person
  • Good
    arithmetic and computer skills
  • Willingness
    to frequently travel/base upcountry
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should submit their applications, curriculum vitae,
certificates and transcripts giving full details of applicants’ education,
qualifications, work experience, present salary and salary expectation and
naming three referees.  Email to buenafortuna_associatesltd@hotmail.com
Deadline: 27th July 2015

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