Procurement Administrator (3 years Contract), Tenable in Gaborone

Main Purpose of the Job:

Reporting to the Procurement Specialist, the incumbent shall be responsible for the Implementation of procurement requirements to ensure achievement of organisational strategic objectives. The incumbent shall execute sourcing of goods and services that delivers competitive capability in the key areas of cost and quality.


Key Responsibilities                                                                                                

  • Conduct supplier/vendor research for best price and value, generate and submit purchase orders, and handle the procure-to-pay (invoicing) process.
  • Conducts supplier risk assessment to ensure uninterrupted supply of goods and services.
  • Monitors market trends and recommends appropriate practical solution to ensure continuity.
  • Monitors spending and adherence to budget and recommends variances as necessary.
  • Researches and identifies new products and suppliers.
  • Generates various Procurement reports.
  • Manages supplier lead times to ensure timeous delivery.


Skills and Competencies:

The candidate should exhibit the following:


  • Strategic sourcing
  • Knowledge of procurement systems
  • Vendor Management
  • Data entry Skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Analytical Skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Managing complexity
  • Customer focus
  • Innovation
  • Integrity and Transparency
  • Tenacity and ability to cope under pressure
  • Problem solving and Conflict Resolution


Academic Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have attained the following:


  • Degree  in Business Administration/Supply Chain Management/ or Equivalent
  • 3 years’ experience in Supply Chain Management with at least at least 2 years in systemised procurement and supply chain environment.
  • CIPS Membership is an added advantage


Expiry date: 28 March 2024