Junior Purchasing Officer

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An international shipping company with offices in Asia and Europe are working with GRS to recruit a Junior Purchasing Officer based in Limassol, although the individual can be based anywhere in Cyprus as there the possibility of remote working. The successful candidate will understand the shipping logistics and procurement process and have excellent command of English. We look forward to receiving your CV for this Cyprus based Junior Purchasing Officer role.
  • Render procurement services to the fleet team in which the procurement officer is embedded. In doing so, work closely together with the superintendents.
  • Process the procurement requisitions from the vessels, taking into account the procurement policy of the company and the advices from superintendents.
  • Continuously strive to optimise the procurement processes in order to come to the best price/quality ratio of goods/services purchased. Thereby contributing to the annual vessel budget and reduce the administrative costs involved in ordering the goods/services.
  • Close cooperation with the logistics team to ensure shipment of spares, stores and consumable in timely manner Manage the shipment of ship mails.
  • Within the given authority levels, check and approve invoices and settle claims/ disputes with suppliers.
  • Rate supplier’s basis price / performance criteria.
  • Support of Reporting for Third Party Owners.
  • Other tasks may be given as deemed necessary by the superior.
  • Sound understanding of procurement and logistic processes.
  • Relevant working experience at a ship managing company or at one of the company’s current suppliers is an advantage.
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Confidence when dealing with people often in difficult circumstances.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications. Experience in using PMS software solutions.
  • 13th Salary
  • Provident fund  
  • Medical scheme for family  
  • Internal and external training opportunities
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 Elysseos Odesseos, Elysseos@grsrecruitment.com quoting the above job reference or call +357 25 342 720 for further information.
Job Summary
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    30 March 2021
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  • elysseos@grsrecruitment.com