Job title: Procurement Representative -sales/marketing background
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Durban, South Africa
  • Manufacturing and Production
  • Sales & Marketing
Salary type: Annual
Job published: 2019-07-12
Job ID: 32374

Job Description




An excellent opportunity has become available to join a leader within the manufacturing and recycling industry in the capacity of Procurement Representative.


Key role:

The Incumbent will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with suppliers in order to maintain increased volumes.


Minimum requirements

  • Matric Certificate with Maths (Maths Literacy not sufficient); and
  • A Degree in Logistics, Marketing or Business will be advantageous.
  • Minimum of 5 (Five) years sales / marketing experience in a similar position;
  • Driver’s license with own vehicle;
  • Willing to travel extensively; and
  • Microsoft Office Competence (excellent excel knowledge and experience).



  • Maintain customer base;
  • Improve quality standards of fibre to Company branches;
  • Increase volume of material to Company branches;
  • Monitor KPAs which include cost, volume, efficiency and quality standards vs target;
  • Negotiates supply terms;
  • Build strong relationships with Company’s suppliers;
  • Interact with suppliers to gather market information;
  • Communication with suppliers to resolve all transactional issues;
  • Administer Company software programs to monitor and report on supplier performances;
  • Report on regional performance and opportunities;
  • Ensure updated equipment agreements for all suppliers with Company equipment; and
  • Monitor and report on equipment performance.



  • Excellent oral and written communication and negotiation skills;
  • Able to drill into detailed information to resolve issues;
  • Can work across internal departments to facilitate resolution of queries;
  • Can work quickly and accurately;
  • Self-starter with excellent business/financial acumen;
  • Must be punctual, organized, motivated and detail oriented;
  • Ability to manage a multitude of projects simultaneously; and
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.


Note: Should you not have heard back from us within 2 weeks, then kindly accept that your application has not been successful.