PROCUREMENT AND LOGISTICS MANAGER

To direct and control the central purchasing function; to ensure that goods and services are purchased at the most competitive prices and at the required quality; and to ensure that goods and supplies are re-ordered and kept in stock so as to make the most efficient use of the Corporation’s resources.

JOB SUMMARY:

To direct and control the central purchasing function; to ensure that goods and services are purchased at the most competitive prices and at the required quality; and to ensure that goods and supplies are re-ordered and kept in stock so as to make the most efficient use of the Corporation’s resources.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develops and implements systems, policies and procedures to ensure that the Corporation’s procurement function operates effectively and efficiently.
  • Directs and controls procurement staff to ensure that they are well motivated and trained and that they carry out their responsibilities to the required standard.
  • Maintains the procurement budget to ensure the effective monitoring and control of all purchases.
  • Manages spending in accordance with approved budgets and within stipulated guidelines.
  • Negotiates contracts with suppliers who meet the company’s requirements to secure the most favourable terms of business for the Corporation.
  • Keeps all contracts for the supply of goods and services under review to ensure that they are being carried out effectively and re-negotiates terms where necessary.
  • Maintains an awareness of any developments in the field of central purchasing or with suppliers to ensure that the Corporation continues to apply the most effective policies and procedures.
  • Participates, from time-to-time, in cross-functional teams on projects involving the acquisition of major assets.
  • Performs other related duties as may be assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Purchasing, Procurement or a related discipline
  • Minimum of three (3) years similar experience
  • Negotiation skills
  • Networking and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of procurement legislation, contract law, buying procedures and other relevant government regulations
  • Ability to manage budgets
  • Ability to work within strict deadlines
  • Ability to protect confidential information
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and knowledge of purchasing software

REQUIRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

Interested persons please send application clearly stating the position of interest, detailed resume, two (2) references and copies of academic certificates to the following address:

The Human Resource Department
Public Transport Service Corporation
Railway Building
#60 South Quay
PORT OF SPAIN
OR
EMAIL 

Close for application on or before:
November 25th 2022