Represent the organisation in negotiating contracts and formulating policies with suppliers.
Direct and coordinate activities of personnel engaged in buying, selling, distributing materials and supplies.
Develop and implement procurement, contract management instructions and procedures.
Empanel vendors post interviewing them to determine product availability and terms of sales.
Develop or implement procedures or systems to evaluate procurement vendors.
Validate and process requisitions and purchase orders for supplies and purchases.
Analyze market and delivery systems to assess present and future material availability.
Resolve vendor or contractor grievances, and claims against suppliers.
Analyze information about vendor performance or procurement program success.
Control procurement department budgets.
Manage activities related to strategic or tactical procurement, material requirements planning, inventory control, warehousing.
Review, evaluate, and approve specifications for issuing and awarding bids.
Review purchase order claims and contracts for conformance with organisations policy
Prepare reports regarding market conditions and merchandise costs
Assess appropriate material handling equipment needs and staffing levels to load, unload, move, or store materials.
Scrutinize, validate and maintain updated records of supplies and purchases made.
Be a central point of contact for all liaison between school operations and cooperate office teams.
Confer with Head of the Department planners to forecast procurement demand and create plans to ensure availability of materials or products
Develop procedures for coordination with other verticals like Business Development, Finance etc.
Be aware of the past trends of procurement and records and consistently upgrade ones understanding