Procurement Officer

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INVE Thailand
Business Area
Advanced Nutrition
Bangkok, Thailand

Job Purpose

The Procurement Officer assists and supports the Procurement Manager and is responsible for carrying out a number of administrative and operational tasks under the supervision of the Procurement Manager.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage Local and non-critical buying streams:
    • foreign countries’ customs, VAT and employment tax requirements.
    • maintain and develop contacts with the important local suppliers and prospects in order to develop long-term relations.
    • request quotations, select suppliers, negotiate the purchasing within the limits of your responsibilities, to ensure the best possible terms and conditions (price, quality, delivery times).
    • screen the market through available databases and internet.
    • monitor and visit local suppliers to maintain service level.
    • analyse buying reports to verify and control buying cost and alignment with the procurement strategy.
  • Develop the yearly local plan of purchase for the assigned buying streams.
  • Support the procurement manager in strategic buying matters and activities.
  • Drive supplier development and relationship management initiatives with local vendors.

Qualifications and experience

  • Bachelor degree in Business Administration or related field (or equivalent through experience)
  • Experience in working in an international commercial environment
  • Experience in procurement or purchasing

Personal attributes/characteristics

  • Problems solving skills
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Fluent written/verbal communication skills in English
  • Good knowledge of MS Office, especially Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Ability to work independently but being a team player at the same time
  • Ability to work cross departmental
  • Well-structured and displaying a strong desire to take initiative
  • Proactive and goal-oriented

Reports to: Procurement Manager
Direct reports: None
Location: Bangkok, Thailand

To apply please send a CV and cover letter to Kanittha Srisa-Ard, HR & Admin Manager, by 23rd May 2021