Purchasing Specialist

Sinai University - Cairo, Egypt

Applicants for
1 open position
Experience Needed:
1 to 2 years
Career Level:
Entry Level
Job Type:
Full Time
1 open position
About the Job
  • Works with internal and external customers to ensure smooth lines of communication so that all requirements are met effectively.
  • Monitors performance against contractual standards and works with the supplier and service providers to achieve continuous improvements in costs and performance.
  • Delivers on cost reduction commitments through the identification, development and execution of strategic sourcing initiatives.
  • Identifies and implements efficiencies, standardized tools, practical best practices and procedures.
  • Maintains purchasing policies and reviews on a regular basis to ensure relevance and conformance with best practices and ensure compliance with internal and regulatory policies.
  • Monitors Key Performance indicators related to purchasing and inventory replenishment.
  • Reviews vendors periodically for price discrepancies.
  • Verifies purchase requisitions by comparing items requested to master list; clarifying unclear items; recommending alternatives.
  • Places, schedules, and follows-up on orders to ensure accuracy and timely delivery.
  • Compares costs and evaluate the quality and suitability of supplies and materials.
  • Reviews a monthly status reports for the incoming and pending orders to initiate actions as necessary.
  • Monitor shipments to ensure that goods come in on time, and in case of problems trace shipments and follow up undelivered goods.
  • Work with Warehouse to ensure having proper and accurate inventory and maintain minimum stocks.
  • Establishes and maintains a database for items/services purchased, costs, delivery, product quality or performance and inventories.
  • Able to create Purchases Orders SAP&Manual Orders.
  • Receives, revises and prepares purchasing orders.
  • Negotiates contracts that set out prices, quality standards, cost reduction targets, delivery timescales, and commercial terms and conditions.
  • Establishes market survey for different products from various vendors.
Job Requirements
  • Good Knowledge of economic and accounting principles, along with forecasting and analyzing data and financial information.
  • Experience of working in purchasing is essential.
  • Very Good in English.
  • Proficient user of MS Office.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Secure adherence to company’s policies and guidelines.
About this Company

The significance of establishing a university, including research centers, especially in the North of Sinai, is not only due to the lack of such universities in this area but also to the special importance of having a world-class education to support the economic development... (More)

Industry: Education
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