Africa Health Research Institute: Procurement Manager

Company Africa Health Research Institute
Reference # PROCMAN/OCT/2020
Published 28/10/2020
Contract Type Contract
36 Months
Location Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
The Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI) has an exciting opportunity for a Procurement Manager.

This position will be based in Durban (Frequent Travel to Somkhele Campus)

Job Functions Finance,Procurement
Industries Ngo / Non-Profit,Procurement & Purchasing
The AHRI Procurement Manager is responsible for the Procurement of all materials, equipment and services pertaining to AHRI including the administrative, support and research units.


1. BCom (Hons) or equivalent, specialising in SCM or Commerce OR
2. B-degree with Post Graduate Diploma in Supply Chain Management


1. Five years buying experience in a Procurement Profession.
2. Previous experience in dealing with all aspects of the purchasing cycle.
3. Senior buying experience in a Procurement Profession.
4. Experience of handling the purchase of goods and services through the competitive bidding (tender) process.
5. Experience in the Medical Industry is beneficial.


1. Computer literate, sound knowledge of Excel
2. Accuracy
3. Must be able to work with minimum supervision
4. Must be able to work under pressure
5. Good interpersonal and communication skills
6. Creative, can take initiative, can solve problems.

AHRI is fully compliant with South African labour law and is committed to employment equity. This position is open to South African applicants and valid work permit holders. AHRI reserves the right in special circumstances to accept late applications or to extend the above date in order to facilitate further searches. Furthermore, AHRI reserves the right not to make an appointment.

Job Closing Date 20/11/2020