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LAU Medical Center - Rizk Hospital

Purchasing Agent

Expire Date: 
Thu, 02/19/2015
Category: 
Department: 
Purchasing Department
Work Schedule: 
42 hours/week
Requirements: 

 University degree (BA) or equivalent.
 Minimum of 2 years work experience in similar field.

Required Skills: 

 Excellent verbal and written English skills. French is a plus.
 Good knowledge in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and HIS system).
 Analytical, resourceful, detail-oriented, organized, quick and adaptable person.
 Familiar with hospital terminology (medical & nonmedical)
 Understand MS Codes
 Good Communication skills.
 Strong Negotiation Skills.

Responsibilities and Duties: 

 Apply the standard purchasing protocols and policies, including bids and quotations invitations, material requisition, and purchase and consignment orders.
 Review orders to determine product types and quantities required to meet demand.
 Research & analyze the suppliers’ offers and negotiate with them to obtain most competitive prices.
 Maintain hard or soft of offers, purchase orders, invoices, evaluation reports & analytical comparative tables.
 Meet with vendors to obtain product information & update the supplier’s database.
 Control and audit the data entry of the invoices.
 Coordinate the exchange of defective, unacceptable or near expired items with suppliers.
 Handle received non conformities and follow-up to determine cause of trouble and take the necessary corrective action.
 Participate in the preparation of the annual bidding process.
 Participate in the follow-up of the undelivered purchase orders and pending requests.
 Participate in collection of data and preparation of status reports related to the purchasing activities.

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