Purchasing Manager

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Job purpose:

Ensuring timely procurement of goods and services for the School, while maintaining cost effectiveness commensurate with quality.

Key responsibilities:

  • Managing the sourcing and procurement of categories including teaching resources and related projects, equipment, supplies, furniture, and corporate services for the school to comply with SABIS® procurement policy.
  • Overseeing the compliance framework for the Purchasing Department and providing necessary training on compliance requirements including internal controls and procedures for purchasing.
  • Establishing and maintaining supplier database accurately and conducting supplier performance review.
  • Analysing current procurement activities and recommending improvement through more efficient procurement methods, quantity discounts, standardization, value analysis and cooperative purchasing.
  • Maintaining the School stock inventory (e.g. supplies, cleaning products, other) at all times to ensure availability of stocked products
  • Purchasing School furnishings and supplies including but not limited to furniture, stationary, toiletries etc. in order to centralize, ensure best cost and maintain quality and optimal quantity.
  • Preparing technical specifications for request for proposals, including terms and conditions and evaluation criteria
  • Preparing and developing bid documents and supplier bid lists to obtain competitive quotations on commodities and services. 
  • Preparing and maintaining accurate records and documentation on all solicitations, responses, purchases, contracts, correspondence and related follow up.
  • Expediting outstanding purchase orders to ensure delivery requirements are met. 
  • Promoting and developing contact and liaison with current suppliers and identifying potential ones to improve levels of service and develop new sources of supply.
  • Sourcing, negotiating prices and purchasing other items such as corporate items, school materials, student other items and stationary items.
  • Forecasting levels of demand for services and products to meet the school needs and keeping a constant check on stock levels. 
  • Serving as liaison with vendors for the purpose of monitoring and consolidation of orders for better management of expenses. 
  • Finalizing payments for suppliers as per the school rules and regulations. 
  • Performing such other related tasks or projects as they arise and as delegated by the SABIS® school management.

Knowledge, skills & competencies:

  • Educational Qualifications: BS/MS in Business Administration, Finance or related field
  • Language Skills: English is a must; local language where applicable
  • Years of Experience; 5+

Core Competencies:

  • Professional Behaviour and Ethical Conduct
  • Delivering Results
  • Continuous Learning and Improvement
  • Accountability and Taking Ownership.

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Flexibility and Adaptability
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Collaboration
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Communication
  • Customer Focus
  • Detail Orientation
  • Planning
  • Problem Solving
  • Time Management
  • Self-Awareness.


Job Type: Full-Time
Contact Phone: (+994) 12 404 74 41/42/44; Mob: (+994) 55 525 37 66
Email: [email protected]; [email protected]
Deadline: October 22 , 2022 or until position has been filled or closed.

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