Do you consider yourself a meticulous and well-organized Procurement and Logistics Officer? Then this might be the opportunity for you!
We are searching for a thorough and diligent individual for our client who is passionate about procurement, logistics, and renewable energy. As a Procurement and Logistics Officer, your mission will be to serve as the linchpin in the EPC (Engineering, Procurement, and Construction) value chain. Your role is not just about managing the acquisition and movement of materials; it's about enabling the transformation of clean energy projects from vision to reality. You will be an integral part of our commitment to sustainable energy solutions, ensuring that the right materials, equipment, and services are available at the right time and place.
In this multifaceted role, the Procurement & Logistics Officer takes charge of a range of critical responsibilities. This includes sourcing and evaluating quotations for materials and considering delivery timelines and payment terms. They lead the procurement efforts for essential materials in line with our stringent quality and cost-efficiency standards. Collaborating seamlessly with cross-functional teams, they orchestrate plant hire arrangements for site operations, optimizing logistics. Meticulous planning is at the core of their duties, encompassing the scheduling and efficient transportation of materials and equipment to project sites.
Moreover, you manage storage solutions, encompassing containers and warehousing, and oversee the smooth delivery of resources to site locations. Integral to project management, you ensure that project tools are consistently updated to reflect the latest scheduling and delivery statuses. Focused on cost-efficiency, you diligently obtain competitive material prices by soliciting a minimum of three quotes. The role extends to issuing precise procurement orders with comprehensive details, covering materials, pricing, delivery specifics, and transparent terms and conditions, often with support from the Projects Team.
This proactive role maintains vigilant oversight of deliveries, monitoring them at regular intervals to provide the P&L team with accurate updates on shipment statuses. Additionally, you play a pivotal role in expanding and maintaining our supplier database, fortifying a network of dependable partners. In negotiations, they work to secure favourable payment terms and conditions that ultimately benefit our organization, making a significant contribution to our overall mission.
If you are a dedicated, organized, and technically competent professional, eager to make a meaningful impact in the solar PV industry, we invite you to apply for the Procurement & Logistics Officer role.
- BCom in Supply Chain Management
- Possess 1+ years of logistics experience.
- Previous experience in the solar industry is an advantage, but not a requirement.
- Exhibit strong negotiation skills and proficiency in conflict management.
- Display excellent numeracy skills, along with a strong command of Excel.
- Showcase robust IT skills, including mastery of MS Office applications.
- Demonstrate basic database management skills.
- Exhibit effective documentation and record-keeping abilities.
- Be open to developing a technical understanding (training will be provided).
- Show excellent interpersonal skills.
- Communicate fluently in both English and Afrikaans, with knowledge of other languages considered an advantage.
- Solicit and evaluate quotations for materials during bidding phases, taking into account delivery timeframes and payment terms.
- Spearhead the procurement of materials necessary for the construction of renewable energy plants, adhering to our high standards of quality and cost-efficiency.
- Collaborate with teams to arrange plant hire for site works, ensuring seamless logistics.
- Develop comprehensive plans for the scheduling and transportation of materials and plant hire to project sites, optimizing efficiency.
- Oversee storage solutions, encompassing containers and warehousing, and manage deliveries to site locations, maintaining a smooth flow of resources.
- Play a pivotal role in project management, ensuring that project tools are up-to-date with scheduling and delivery statuses.
- Strive for cost-efficiency by obtaining competitive prices for materials through the solicitation of a minimum of three quotes.
- Issue precise procurement orders that include all relevant details, such as materials, pricing, delivery specifics, and clear terms and conditions, with support from the Projects Team.
- Keep a vigilant eye on deliveries, monitoring them at regular intervals to keep the P&L team informed about shipment statuses.
- Take charge of the expansion and maintenance of our supplier database, securing a network of dependable partners.
- Engage in negotiations to secure favourable payment terms and conditions that benefit our organization.
- Uphold reliability and practice excellent time management.
- Maintain well-organized and structured work methods.
- Approach information management systematically.
- Pay meticulous attention to detail in all tasks.
- Take full ownership and dedicate yourself to the Procurement & Logistics role.
- Assume responsibility for assigned tasks and their successful completion.
- Exhibit strong prioritization skills to manage multiple tasks effectively.
- Display perseverance and unwavering focus on objectives, even in the face of challenges.
- Possess critical thinking skills and the ability to question when necessary.
- Demonstrate confidence in negotiations with suppliers.
- Be capable of working both independently and as a key member of a small team.
- Possess good telephone skills for effective follow-ups and communication.
Who Is AltGen?
We offer recruitment, consulting and employment services with a focus on recruitment for renewable energy and sustainability jobs across the globe. AltGen is a renewable energy recruitment agency with offices in South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Kenya, Mauritius, and the United Kingdom, which focuses on developing careers for individuals in our niche space.
With an experienced and passionate team with over 100 years of combined experience, AltGen plays an integral role in the renewable energy and sustainability industry. We operate throughout the world and are rapidly expanding.
Our recruitment agency focuses on jobs in: Solar | Wind | Renewable Energy | Biogas | Biomass | Energy Management | Energy Efficiency | Green Buildings | Green Tech | Photovoltaics | Solar Thermal | Energy Storage | Battery Systems | Off-grid | Hydro | CSP | CPV | IoT | AI | AgriTech | FinTech | Green Hydrogen | Wheeling | Energy Trading | ESG | Sustainability | Carbon Management.
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