Job Summary
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the below-listed post that has arisen at J&J Transport


The Buyer will be responsible for day-to-day purchasing activities within J&J Transport through ensuring that all
procurements are carried out in a cost effective and timeous manner.
Scope of Responsibilities
The scope of responsibilities of the Buyer covers the procurement function within the Company dealing with the
purchase of various stock items for workshops and other departments.

Duties And Responsibilities
Key Performance Indicators:
▪ Spearheading the purchasing of spares, protective clothing and any other consumables required for use
by the company;
▪ Negotiating with suppliers to ensure that the company gets the best possible deals at all times;
▪ Evaluating the performance of suppliers (who supply new spares or recondition old ones) to ensure that
the company gets value for money from them;
▪ Facilitating payment for all items purchased, collection of orders and any outwork;
▪ Recommending good procurement plans, systems and procedures;
▪ Compiling of weekly/ monthly/ quarterly/ yearly budget;
▪ Raising purchase orders and getting them approved by the stores manager;
▪ Drafting, maintaining and updating a suppliers data base;
▪ Liaising with stores controllers on minimum and maximum stock levels for spares;
▪ Ensuring correct costing of all items/spares in stock.
▪ Assisting with the analysis of stock or spares usage trends
▪ Preparing daily, weekly or monthly procurement and stock usage reports
▪ Liaising with workshops to ensure that the spares being purchased are of the right quality;

Qualifications And Experience
Competences and Aptitudes

▪ Sound communication and Co-operation skills;
▪ Strong customer and human resources relationship skills;
▪ Details orientation (accuracy and quality orientation when working);

▪ High levels of responsibility and accountability;
▪ Energetic hands-on individual with strong leadership skills;
▪ Results orientated and good time management skills;

Hard Skills – Background / Technical Competences

▪ Academic Background: Relevant degree/diploma in Purchasing and Supply;
▪ Experience required: 3-5 years of relevant experience in a similar role within the transport industry;
▪ IT knowledge: excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office products (word; excel; power point);
▪ Age (minimum / maximum): 25-40;

How To Apply
Interested candidates who meet the job requirements should e-mail their CVs to [email protected] with the heading

“BUYER” not later than 21 March 2020.