Associate Procurement - PSDF

Associate Procurement

Last date to apply: December 6, 2023

Getting to know PSDF

Our purpose-You will be part of the largest skills development fund in Pakistan. PSDF’s purpose is to shape the future and well-being of our poor and vulnerable youth by giving them access to skills training of the highest standard so they can find sustainable employment and income-generating opportunities in Pakistan and beyond.

The impact we have created-PSDF started its operations in the 4 poorest districts of Punjab. Since 2016, the geographical remit has expanded to the entire 36 districts of Punjab. PSDF has trained almost 300,000 underprivileged youth across Punjab, which includes 180,000+ male and 110,000+ female graduates. These graduates have been trained in approximately 250 demand-driven and market relevant trades across 10 sectors.

Diversified and challenging team-At PSDF, our team constantly works in a fast paced and challenging environment and needs someone who can match and deliver at our pace. We are looking for a passionate and innately talented individual who can actively pursue and drive the agenda of PSDF and is always ready to take up new challenges.

How the Role looks like

You will drive & conduct program procurement activities in PSDF as per company policies & procedures, procurement rules, industry best practices and regulatory/statutory framework of Pakistan.

The main opportunities and challenges for this role are to

  1. Ensure compliance with company’s policies & procedures and business KPIs.
  2. Ensure coordination with internal departments to prepare the bidding documents i.e. Pre-qualification, RFQ & Tenders etc. with appropriate approvals and purchase/service requests.
  3. Ensure that procurement should be delivered as per the agreed cycle time, bring cost savings through negotiations (where applicable) and streamline work processes to provide best possible services to internal customers.
  4. Processing bidding process through-e tendering portal and capacity building of Suppliers for submission of bids/proposals.
  5. Ensure timely payment to Suppliers as per the signed contract and procurement rules. (where applicable)
  6. Sourcing and development of new Suppliers for healthy competition and ensuring their performance evaluation biannually.
  7. Ensure procurement proceeding files and record for audit purpose.
  8. Preparation of reports on monthly and quarterly basis for Management review.
  9. Any other duties and responsibilities related to the procurement department that may be assigned by management.

What do we expect you to achieve?

The main accountabilities for this role include

  1. 100% compliance with quality standards and procurement rules
  2. Ensure procurement cycle time
  3. Timely processing of PO’s through system and signing of the contracts
  4. Ensuring best practices for procurement related activities
  5. Achieving annual saving targets.

Are you the right fit for this Job?

To apply, you must have

  1. Bachelor’s degree with business management/commerce /supply chain/social sciences or relevant degree from HEC-recognized/accredited university.
  2. 2 years or above procurement experience in a reputed organization, preferably in procurement as per PPRA rules
  3. Understanding of Contract Management
  4. Basic knowledge of SAP or Oracle (ERP)

The required experience for this role requires you to have

  1. Good writing & communication skills
  2. Good computer skills (MS Office and Reporting)
  3. Good in negotiation skills
  4. Good in problem solving, proactive, manage conflict resolution & should have good analytical and multi-tasking skills.

What are we offering?

PSDF has a lot more to offer than a market competitive salary and perks. As a PSDF employee you will get:

  • Professional development and career growth opportunities with the largest skills development fund in Pakistan.
  • Experience a professional environment that believes in innovative solutions to addressing youth employment and entrepreneurship.
  • Opportunity to develop and execute innovative approaches to skills development for Pakistan’s youth.
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Manager Procurement




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