Location: Gaborone, BW

Company: waterutili

Vacancy: Senior Buyer x1

 

Water Utilities Corporation (WUC) is one of the leaders in the water supply industry in the region and strives to be the best internationally. The Corporation prides itself in employing the best human resource capital available to effectively deliver on its mandate and ultimately attain its aspirations.  WUC would like to invite suitably qualified individuals who wish to join an employer of choice and meet the profile, to apply to be considered for the below position based at Head Office.

 

Closing Date: 13 June 2024

Position Purpose

The Buyer is responsible for ensuring the continuity and security of supply of the right quality goods and services at competitive prices and at minimal contractual risk.

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This role ensures procurement of goods and services as per the Corporations requirements and in line with the Corporation’s tender regulations and procurement procedures.

 

Position Key Responsibility

  • Stakeholder Management
  • Sourcing Cost Management
  • Sourcing Process Optimisation
  • Tender Process Optimisation
  • SLA Negotiation
  • SLA Management
  • Functional Effectiveness
  • Financial Management
  • Compliance and Governance
  • Culture

Position Outcomes & Measures

* Adherence to contracts

* Procurement Process Effeciency

* Contract or award letter availability and administration

* Effective Stakeholder Management

* Effective Sourcing Cost Management

* SLA Performance

 

Qualifications and Experience

  • A Degree in Business/ Finance/ Commerce/ Supply Chain/ Engineering or CIPS Level 4
  • 3 years’ experience as a Buyer

WUC Technical Competencies

Stakeholder Management
Sourcing Cost Management
Sourcing Process Optimisation
Tender Process Optimisation
SLA Negotiation
SLA Management

 

Remuneration

Salary: An attractive Salary Package commensurate to the market

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Leave: 25 working days per annum

Pension: A Contributory Pension Scheme (16.5% WUC and 4% Employee)

 

Other Benefits

Group Life Assurance (24-hour coverage)

100% paid by the Corporation towards Medical Aid

Additional Information

Interested Botswana citizens should address their cover letter to:

 

Human Resource Director

Water Utilities Corporation

Private Bag 00276

Gaborone

 

AND

 

Attach a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (C.V), certified copies of certificates, National Identity Card (Omang) as well as professional references and names and addresses of two referees.

 

NB: Cover letter, certificates, identity card (omang), and references should be scanned as one document and uploaded with the cover letter.

 

Only shortlisted candidates will be responded to.

 

No Physical applications will be accepted.