Buyer Jobs - Q-Sourcing Limited

Job Title:      Buyer
Organization: Q-Sourcing Limited
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Q-Sourcing Limited is a manpower management solutions firm operating in the East African Region in the countries of Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda and South Sudan.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:   
  • Purchase goods, equipment, materials and/or other supplies for the construction activities
  • The incumbent will evaluate and make decisions on prices, deliver, terms and sources of supply in accordance with the project specifications
  • Negotiate pricing contracts with subcontractors and suppliers
  • Issue purchase orders for procurement and expedition of materials and equipment for jobs
  • Ensure compliance to project budgets and provide analysis of deviations
  • Research new materials for design and cost savings
  • Formulate and implement new purchasing strategies to deliver ongoing cost reductions and process simplification
  • Build and maintain relationships with subcontractors and suppliers
  • Establish and maintain new relationships with subcontractors and suppliers to ensure adequate resources for all projects and to continually improve pricing and quality of work
  • Ensure quality control of construction materials
  • Forecast upcoming demand
  • Maintain supplier information on company supplier database
  • Manage materials/equipment inventory

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Buyer job placement should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Mechanical Engineering or any related field
  • At least five years of working experience in construction as well as buying experience
  • Must have own vehicle (pickup) and be prepared to travel
  • Excellent communication skills with subcontractors, suppliers and clients
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Excellent problem solving abilities and experience with complex transactions with little supervision
  • Excellent computer skills

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who meet the minimum criteria outlined as above are invited to send a comprehensive CV with certified academic qualifications via e-mail to

Note: Kindly mark your application as “Buyer” in the subject line of your email.

Deadline: 27th June 2017

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