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  • Posted: Sep 27, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services, active in the fields of Mobility Solutions, Energy and Building Technology, Industrial Technology, and Consumer Goods. Mobility Solutions As the world’s largest independent parts supplier to the automotive industry, we significantly contribute toward making driving ever safer,...
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    Indirect Purchaser Support

    Job Description

    As an Indirect Purchasing Support, you will gain hands-on experience in the purchasing department of our organization. You will work closely with the Indirect Purchasing Buyer responsible for the East Africa region and the purchasing team to support with the sourcing activities related to indirect materials and services. This role offers a valuable opportunity to learn about purchasing processes, vendor management, negotiations, and supplier evaluations.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Support Purchasing Operations: Assist in the day-to-day purchasing operations, including the purchase requisition process, purchase order creation, and supplier communication.
    • Vendor Research: Conduct research to identify potential suppliers for indirect materials and services, and compile supplier information for evaluation.
    • Data Analysis: Analyze purchasing data, such as spend reports, supplier performance metrics, and market trends, to assist in decision-making.
    • Supplier Communication: Communicate with suppliers regarding orders, delivery schedules, and inquiries, maintaining professional and positive relationships.
    • Supplier Evaluation: Assist in supplier evaluation processes and suggesting improvements.
    • Cost Analysis: Support cost analysis and cost-saving initiatives by reviewing supplier quotes and proposals.
    • Documentation: Maintain accurate and organized procurement records, including contracts, purchase orders, and supplier documentation.
    • Compliance: Ensure procurement activities comply with company policies and relevant regulations.
    • Continuous Learning: Stay updated on purchasing best practices, industry trends, and relevant software tools.


    • Completion of a bachelor’s or master’s degree program in Business, Procurement, Supply Chain Management, or a related field.
    • 2 years of experience in a similar field.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Detail-oriented with strong organizational abilities.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel.
    • Knowledge of procurement principles is a plus.

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