Junior Procurement Manager.

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GRS Recruitment are working in an exclusive partnership with Columbia Group to find top-tier talent for their expanding team in Limassol. With over 40 years of commitment and professionalism, Columbia has established its position as a world-class ship management and maritime service provider, developing their global reputation by continuously exceeding clients´ expectations. Human Capital is described as the most important factor in the Company’s success. If this role seems like the ideal opportunity for you, please send us your CV today!
  • Processing the requisitions timely received from the Vessel via the onboard Purchasing system.
  • Checking if requisitions are prepared properly and all information is included. If negative, the vessel is responsible to review the requisition and make the amendments
  • Obtaining quotations based on defined specifications and ensuring comparison with at least three suppliers is in place, unless it is related to contracted suppliers where only one offer can be accepted
  • Checking the offers as per the availability, suitability and pricing. If an alternative product is offered, to verify with the vessel prior in order to ensure to avoid any wrong deliveries
  • Placing purchase orders on a timely basis and in a cost-efficient way
  • Ensuring the Suppliers’ confirmation is received after the PO is issued
  • Coordinating the deliveries of requested supplies on board or to warehouses by communicating with suppliers, forwarders and port agents
  • Arranging service attendance on board by checking for cabin availability, arranging transportation, accommodation as well as access to the ship
  • Following-up on orders to ensure that supplies are fully delivered on time on board
  • Partial Deliveries and delays must be communicated to the vessel’s crew with updated delivery information
  • Landing of wrong delivered spares in coordination with technical storekeeper and local agents
  • Verifying and processing of invoices, resolution of discrepancies and claim handling with suppliers
  • Cost controlling on site during Dry Dock; maintaining cost control system and preparing budget performance reports
  • Preparing of the Expected Cost/Accrual Report on a monthly basis and ensure proper follow up with the vessel and suppliers about the deliveries
  • Professional education and/or University degree in Shipping or Purchasing & Logistics Management or relevant field
  • Proven work experience in Shipping or general Purchasing and Supply Management sector
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office Package
  • Good command of the English language
  • Good communication skills as well as the ability to work within a team
Due to the high volume of applications we receive at GRS Recruitment, only shortlisted candidates will be responded to.
To apply for this position, please email your CV to Hayley Buckle, hayley@grsrecruitment.com quoting the above job reference or call +357 25 342 720 for further information.
Job Summary
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    13 May 2024
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  • 7093
  • hayley@grsrecruitment.com