We are currently searching for a Head of Purchasing to direct and oversees the procurement function of a new stable mineral operation in Senegal.
Base on site, you will report to the Procurement & Logistics Manager and will be responsible for direct and oversees the procurement functions in a demanding environment and in a growing organization.
Functional responsibilities :
Implement the procurement process : document the new procurement process and personnel training.
Ensure the full compliance of all purchased goods and services to the laws of Senegal.
Comply with the company’s standards in terms of HSE and Corporate Social Responsibility.
Contribute to the continuous improvements yearly action plan of the company by proposing new actions, and then take the lead of actions.
Monitor purchasing performance (KPI).
Collaborate with other departments on- specifications, assessment and qualification of suppliers, acceptance.
Required experience and qualifications :
Qualification in business Administration, supply chain management, logistics or similar.
A minimum of 7 years related experience including purchasing, supply chain and contracts.
Fluency in French and English (both essential).
Experience in Procurement Management position.
Understanding of ERP/MRP.
Knowledge of Contract law and various terms and conditions.
Knowledge of supplier or third-party management software.