Job Vacancy For Procurement Officer At Gold Fields Ghana Ltd (Tarkwa)



Position: Procurement Officer - Fixed Term Contract (2 yrs)
Department: Projects (TEP 6)

Gold Fields Ghana is currently seeking to engage the services of a dedicated, experienced and self-motivated individual to fill the vacant position of Procurement Officer. The successful applicant will be responsible for processing and acquiring goods, raw materials and services in a timely, efficient and cost effective manner to enhance productivity of the department's operations.

Key Responsibilities:

•  Source quotations from registered suppliers and liaise with them to ensure that enquiries/orders are acknowledged
•  Select right bidder based on cost to company, efficiency of supplier and quality of goods and services to be supplied
•  Manage and maintain large volume of purchase order database
•  Expedite Purchase Orders to ensure that suppliers deliver goods or services within the prescribed time period
•  Liaise with suppliers to establish status of Purchase Orders and to ensure delivery of items ordered on schedule
•  Reconcile GRA with orders to ensure the right goods or services have been provided
•  Perform other duties that may periodically be assigned

Qualification Required & Experience

Key requirements:

•  A tertiary qualification in Purchasing & Supply or its equivalent from a recognised institution
•  Minimum of 2 years work experience in similar position
•  Computer literacy in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
•  Excellent knowledge in SAP System
•  Strong analytical, interpersonal and organizational skills
•  Well-developed oral and willingness to work long hours to obtain required results
•  A hands-on approach and willingness to work long hours to obtain required results
•  Medical fitness for the position and environment
•  Valid Ghanaian driver's license and proficiency in driving light vehicles

Location: Tarkwa

How To Apply For The Job

Interested parties should submit a detailed curriculum vitae to:

Attention: Gladys Opoku Yeboah
Email: [email protected]

Closing Date:  04 January 2013

Gold Fields is committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity in employment

NOTE: Pre-screening and psychometric evaluation may form part of the selection process. Short listed candidates will be requested to attend a panel Interview Applicants who receive no response to their applications within 14 days may consider their application for the position to be unsuccessful. Please note that this is a 2year Fixed Term Contract