Job Vacancy at Frostan Ltd - Procurement Assistant

Job Vacancy at Frostan Ltd – Procurement Assistant

Job Title:  Procurement Assistant
Reports To:       Head of Procurement
Key Responsibilities:

Preparing monthly orders for chicks to be placed on farms as per sales projection.
Ordering of feedstuffs for the farmers.
Preparing farm reconciliation reports.
Reconciliation of the chicks and feedstuffs between statement and farm deliveries.
Arranging payments to food suppliers.
Keeping the relationship between food suppliers and the company.
Preparing slaughter plans for the farmers and slaughterhouse.
Preparing chicken delivery schedule.
Arranging payments for the slaughter service.
Following up on the farm’s performance, plan to get the right size of chicken per sales requirement.          Purchasing and maintaining a buffer stock of both Fillets and humps.
Maintaining re-ordering level of the food products (Fillets and Humps, orders from Mtanga).
Keeping food product supplier’s database up to date.
Contracting new suppliers.
Buying price control from the suppliers.
Liaising with all other departments in the organization in the procurement processes.
Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications and Experience required for this Role Skills


Negotiation Skills
Financial Acumen
Enterprise Resources Planning – Sage
Cost Management Skills
Contract Management Skills
Strategic Sourcing Skills
Compliance rate
Compliance with ESG policies.
Supplier defect rate
PO and invoice accuracy
Rate of emergency purchases
Supplier lead time
PO cycle time
Vendor availability
Cost per invoice and PO
Procurement ROI and benefits
Price Competitiveness

Job Experience:

An understanding of relevant Food handling industrial policies and procedures.
Minimum of two years experience in Procurement & Supplies or Supply Chain Management.


First Degree in Procurement and Supplies or in Supply Chain Management.
Professional Certification i.e, Certified Procurement and Supplies Professionals (PSPTB) will be an added advantage.

Competencies required for this Role

Communication skills.
Interpersonal skills.
Analytical, decision making, problem-solving.
Computer literacy.
People management.
Technical skills and knowledge.


Frostan Ltd is an equal opportunity employer and the position is open to all.
Qualified candidates should submit a CV and relevant certificates.
Only candidates with the required experience will be contacted.
Submissions to be sent to: Email:  [email protected]

Closing date:07 January, 2022.

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