WATER AND SEWERAGE COMPANY INC – Purchasing Officer Deadline of applications is November 23rd, 2018

WATER AND SEWERAGE COMPANY INC - Purchasing Officer JOB TITLE: Purchasing Officer DEPARTMENT: Finance/Accounts Unit REPORTS TO: Senior Accountant Position Objective: To ensure that all WASCO’s purchases are done in compliance with budget, using the most efficient and effective procurement practices. To effectively source and manage procurement to ensure that goods and /or services are […]
WATER AND SEWERAGE COMPANY INC - Purchasing Officer
JOB TITLE: Purchasing Officer
DEPARTMENT: Finance/Accounts Unit
REPORTS TO: Senior Accountant
Position Objective:
To ensure that all WASCO’s purchases are done in compliance with budget, using the most efficient and effective procurement practices. To effectively source and manage procurement to ensure that goods and /or services are obtained at the best possible cost to meet the needs of the Company in terms of quality, quantity and timeliness. Primary responsibilities:
The incumbent is required to perform the following functions among others:
  • Source quotes and review prices and quality of goods to ensure that purchases for the Company are done at the optimum level considering logistics, pricing, quality etc.
  • Draft, edit and review contract terms where required, and make recommendations to management as appropriate.
  • Communicate and provide support to Department Managers in meeting their purchasing decisions and needs.
  • Maintain an efficient recording and tracking system for all orders and meet reporting requirements.
  • Plan, develop, implement and monitor the Company’s Custom Brokerage operation to ensure that our needs are met.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Proficiency in Microsoft suites application.  Negotiating and marketing skills  Strong interpersonal and organizational skills  Ability to be proactive and use initiative
Qualifications & Experience
Bachelors of Business Management/Administration with at least five (5) years relevant working experience in purchasing and customs brokerage.
OR
An Associate’s Degree or Diploma in Business Management/Administration with at least three (3) years relevant working experience in purchasing and customs procedures.
The Deadline for submission of applications is November 23rd, 2018 and should be addressed to:
Human Resource Manager Water and Sewerage Company Inc L’Anse Road P.O. Box 1481. Castries
NB: Applications may also be submitted via email to hr@wascosaintlucia.com. Unsuitable candidates will not be acknowledged. Only the candidates with the best qualifications and experience will be shortlisted for interview.

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