Procurement Practitioner

Yalelo is looking for a dynamic, action-oriented Procurement Lead to take responsibility and accountability for the purchase of goods, materials and services to ensure that the company’s operational needs are met, taking into account price, quality and delivery and to ensure continuity of supply.


  • To proactively work with budget holders to ensure that value for money and excellent service levels are maintained and optimised across all categories of expenditure
  • To maintain appropriate formalised purchasing policies, compliance and procedures across the business
  • To develop a suitable contract database and ongoing protocol for ongoing supplier management including the ongoing creation, rationalisation and management of preferred suppliers
  • To act as functional Lead and provide support in process execution and best practice to team members
  • To ensure payment terms are managed and optimised in favour of the business
  • To produce management information and reporting to continuously improve functional unit performance
  • To undertake any other duties as requested by the Senior Management team, in accordance with the scope and responsibilities of the role.

Person Specification

  • A Business related Bachelor’s Degree is preferred
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working in a fast-paced purchasing/procurement environment
  • Good communication skills
  • Exceptional computing skills
  • People management skills
  • Well-developed negotiation skills with the ability to resolve conflict situations.
  • Ability to work well under pressure within timeframes

Deadline for applications: 14th January, 2017

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