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Purchasing Officer Job, Current Procurement Jobs,

The Purchasing Officer is responsible for negotiating, acquiring, and documenting all purchases as authorized by the cost controller, and he/she must ensure that all restaurant goods are properly received, stored, and issued. Additionally, the Purchasing officer must work closely and effectively with all the department heads.

Job Description

  • General purchasing of all inventory items
  • Ensure accurate tracking of all items received and issued
  • Ensure proper communication with the Departments with regards to inventory levels
  • Analyze previous purchases to predict future purchasing needs.
  • Generate weekly and monthly reports on key performance indicators, such as inventory movement and volume, product overages and dead stock reports; stock rotation and wastage reports.
  • Monitor expiration and stock rotation.
  • Receiving products, checking weights, cost, quantity and quality.
  • Working with the Departmental Heads, preparing orders and order all products through the procurement system
  • Responsible for storage & security for food and liquor stores items.
  • Coordinate month end inventories.
  • Manage inventory variances through the purchasing system.
  • Assist management with obtaining competitive price quotations and confirm purchase availability.
  • Assist the Accounts in researching any discrepancies on invoices.
  • Ensure that all storage areas are secure, clean and properly organized.
  • Conduct frequent quality control audits to ensure staff is properly trained and following established procedures.


  • Degree/Diploma Procurement/ Supply Chain or an equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Must have 4 years experience in purchasing in hotel or restaurant
  • Highly computer literate
  • Confident with strong communication skills

If you have not worked within the hotel industry please do not apply as you will not be considered

Ability to:

  • Perform duties that require close attention to detail;
  • Prioritize workload, assume responsibility for work, and follow through to completion.
  • Maintain balance when under stress

How To Apply

To apply, interested candidates should send a copy of their detailed CV with references to on or before 30th March 2021

 Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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