Procurement Manager

  • Full Time
  • Zambia
  • July 19, 2024

A reputable inflight Catering Company

Employment Opportunity

Join our dynamic team at Newrest Zambia Ltd, a fast-paced inflight catering company committed to delivering exceptional culinary experiences to our customers. We are seeking a dedicated Procurement Manager to oversee our procurement operations, ensuring efficient and cost-effective sourcing of quality products and services.


  • Create and lead the development and implementation of the procurement strategy.
  • Prepare and lead negotiations using the six-step sourcing process and use of different negotiation tactics.
  • Performance management of suppliers to ensure delivery on time in full.
  • Manage suppliers to ensure right-first-time quality.
  • Support cross-functionally for indirect procurement across Equipment, Operations Services, Facilities, and others as required.
  • Identify opportunities and implement cost reduction projects working with cross-functional teams.
  • Managing legal and environmental aspects associated with food and pack ensuring compliance.
  • Understand internal stakeholder needs.
  • Ensures that the safety and security of items is maintained in accordance to Company regulations.
  • Ensure stores is kept in a clean and tidy conducive working environment to avoid Infestation of hazards.
  • Ensures maximum utilization of space storage in an economic and efficient manner.

Minimum Academic and Skills Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, or related field.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in procurement, preferably in the catering or hospitality industry.
  • Strong negotiation and supplier management skills.
  • Excellent organizational and communication abilities.
  • Proficiency in procurement software and tools.
  • Extensive food and beverage (F&B) knowledge
  • Strong understanding of strategic sourcing and procurement environment
  • The candidate must have a strong drive for results
  • The successful candidate will have proven analytical skills and financial acumen, as well as a methodical approach to problem-solving teamed with a drive for results
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Demonstrate competence to manage multiple priorities and follow through on tasks to completion.
  • Work attitude that exhibits flexibility, drive, good judgement, dependability and ambitions
  • Strong leadership, motivational and people skills


Interested candidates who meet the above-stipulated qualifications should send their application letters, Curriculum vitae, three traceable referees, and photocopies of relevant certificates to: [email protected]

Applications should be received not later than 17th July 2024.

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