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Purchasing Officer

  • Limassol, Cyprus

Job description

Due to growth, we are seeking a Purchasing Officer for our Head Quarters in Limassol, Cyprus. This is an excellent opportunity to join a stable, well-respected, and dynamic company.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

•Ensure all items are delivered cost-effectively and within the agreed deadlines.

•Submit final quotations, received from suppliers, to the assigned vessel superintendent for approval.

•Review vessel requisitions.

•Evaluate prices of individual items and collaborate with suppliers.

•Keep forwarders, agents, and the Master updated on consignment movements.

•Keep vessels informed about the status of deliveries.

•Prepare supplier comparison reports, benchmark suppliers, and record supplier performances.

•Enter estimated costs into the company purchasing system.

•Forward requisitions to approved suppliers for proposals and quotations.

•Place confirmed orders with suppliers.

•Report to the Fleet Supervisor.

Job requirements

•At least 2 years of previous experience in purchasing, in the same industry, is required.

•Fluent in English and Greek, both written and spoken.

•Bachelor's degree in business administration, or a related field would be an advantage.

•Strong knowledge of procurement processes, contract negotiation, and supplier management.

•Excellent organizational and time management skills.

•Proficient in using procurement software and Microsoft Office Suite.

•Attention to detail and ability to work with numerical data.

•Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

•Effective communication and negotiation skills.

•Ability to work independently and collaborate with cross-functional teams.

Additional information:

1.Working days/hours: Monday – Thursday 08:30 – 17:30 (1h break) & Friday 08:00 – 16:00 (30min break)

2.13th salary

3.Provident fund: after probation, as per company’s policy

  • Limassol, Cyprus