Recordkeeping : Keep detailed records oftransactions. Create an easily accessible database of what has beenpurchased from whom, contact information, and particulars regardingcosts and deliveries.
Make notes in files about specific suppliers,such as ones that are good at fulfilling rush orders and ones thathave previously made errors in their shipments.
Researching : Assist the department research trends andsuppliers. Garner important decision-making information. Spot thenext hot item can mean substantial profitsfor the company.
Negotiating : Getting a goodprice for items in the quantity desired delivered in a satisfactorytime frame is important to employers.
Discuss needs with vendors towork out appropriate arrangements.
Monitoring : Inspect the quality of the shipments they receive. If the deliveryhas problems, contact the sender to inquire about the delay or tofix the order to bring it up to par with expectations.
Responsiblefor keeping track of stock on hand in order to make requests toreplenish when inventory is low.
Bachelor’s degree in a field such asmarketing, supply chain economics, or business
Candidates need to beavailable in the UAE for a face-to-face round ofinterview
Minimum 2-3 years of previousexperience as buyer in a similar role withstrong negotiation skills
Exhibiting goodinterpersonal skills to get along with co-workers and outsidevendors
Communicating clearly to deliver vitalinformation to upper-level staff
Attending to detail to ensurespecifications are being met and quality of purchases is up tostandard
Displaying admirable negotiatingskills in order to get the best deals
Demonstrating a passion for the type of products beingpurchased and a willingness to continuously stay up-to-date ontrends in that sector