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  • Johannesburg

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We are looking for a Buyer to be involved from the planning/initiation phase of projects, until the close-out of all purchasing packages, with relation to the acquisition of materials and equipment in support of engineering and construction management.

The Buyer is experienced in the discipline of materials/equipment acquisition, including the purchase of tagged, bulk and engineered materials for projects and carries out the “Formation and Award” as well as “Administration and close-out” work processes of all purchase orders (local and international) in accordance with the project requirements.

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to;

  • Responsible for implementing purchasing procedures and templates/documents to be used on the project.
  • Responsible for managing the purchasing deliverable towards the following objectives and deliverables:
  • Preparation of Bidder’s List for approval
  • Liaison with the Package Engineer and other project disciplines to obtain and verify technical bid documents to ensure that specification is compatible with commercial documentation to form a cohesive bid document
  • Preparation of bid documents, advice on contractual terms and conditions and issuing of Invitation to bid to the approved bidders
  • Manage the bidding process, including technical queries from bidders and issuance of any addenda’s during the bid period.
  • Liaises or participates in discussions with the Client to establish General terms and conditions suitable for the project
  • Facilitate Purchase order kick-off meetings and handover to expedite
  • Ensure proper control and methodology of contractual change notice to Purchase Order
  • Revision, claims, and/or back charges in accordance with appropriate terms and conditions
  • Ensures proper process of Progress Payment validation process in support to Accounting for payment approval
  • Manages bonds/guarantees
  • Ensures that all purchase orders are closed out in accordance with project-specific procedures/requirements
  • Performs award and administration of purchase orders in accordance with applicable legislation relating to corporation, taxation, customs duties and importation laws.

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