Senior Buyer

DSFH Madinah
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Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Execute all Purchase requests on time, as per Fakeeh care policies and procedures for medication procurement
  • Ensures all critical and high movement items having different sources and alternatives, and well identified and categorized on system
  • ensure all purchase orders are executed and completed on time and as per the approved given schedule, and all purchased medication are SFDA approved
  • Ensure no item will be purchased unless its approved by P&T committee
  • evaluate vendor performance _ yearly and update into system
  • Continuously source for new suppliers with better quality, availability and profitability and payment terms.
  • communicate and negotiate efficiently with suppliers/vendors for new orders, and ensure getting order confirmation as per the requested items, quantities, prices and delivery time , and coordinate with warehouses accordingly
  • follow up closely with vendor to ensure timely deliveries and per needed quantities and avoiding stock out or over stock
  • Ensure all purchase orders and activities are updated on system (on time) , and generate weekly report for all open orders/PO’s with expected delivery time and send to all concerned
  • work closely with warehouses and planning in order to return any item that doesn’t meet the needed requirements, non-moving items and near expiry and expired items
  • Provides excellent customer service, internal and external, and assist end user for any needed information or product’s specifications, RFQ, RFI.
  • raise -on time- any issue that might affect end user, such as ; delay in delivery, availability , and suggest solutions
  • aware of supply chain requirements, as well as SFDA and local authorities for drug/narcotic items purchases/importation, storage conditions and material handling.
  • Ensure all items are well identified on system with proper coding, discerption , pricing ,UOM , and highlight and variance or duplications and follow up with concerned to ensure correction/updating
  • Ensure dealing with authorized distributors
  • ensure having sufficient stock all the time that won’t exceed the max quantities
  • Ensue vendors aware with open tenders and its criteria selection (quality, prices, delivery, payment terms…etc.)
  • provide quarterly report for purchase volume, completed purchase orders, cost saving, stock returns
  • Improve work flow and processes and use and develop portal for solicitation quotations whenever possible
  • always consider best quality, prices, profitability and payment terms
  • assist his/her colleagues and guide them to resolve raised issues and obstacles
  • Demonstrates compassionate communication skills while providing support and care to the patients as “the patient is the center of our care”.



    Bachelor, intermediate college degree in related certificat e ( Nursing, Pharmacy,,etc)


    5 yea rs’ experience in the same field


    Good English Required Licenses: N/A
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