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  • Job Summary

    The Buyer / Canvasser coordinates with suppliers regarding purchasing requirements in medical supplies, equipment, and services in accordance with hospital policies and procedures. She obtains the most cost effective quality products for end users and ensures product availability.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    1. Works closely with end users in requisitions for medical supplies, marketing, and admin items and other requirements with focus on the day to day operational needs

    2. Canvasses and obtains written quotations from accredited or credible suppliers

    3. Negotiates with suppliers and challenges any price increase

    4. Identifies solutions that ensure cost savings

    5. Coordinates with suppliers to ensure timely delivery

    6. Researches, sources out, and processes special order requests from different departments within the hospital

    7. Responds to supplier and customer inquiries about order status, changes, or cancellations

    8. Contacts suppliers in order to schedule or expedite deliveries to resolve shortages, missed or late deliveries, or other problems

    9. Reviews purchase requisitions in order to verify accuracy, terminology, and specifications

    10. Prepares, maintains, and reviews purchasing files, reports, price lists

    11. Compares prices specifications, delivery dates, and other terms and conditions in order to determine the best bids and offers among suppliers

    12. Keeps track of the status of requisitions, contracts, and orders

    13. Locates suppliers using sources such as yellow pages, industry directories, catalogs, and internet

    14. Interviews suppliers to gather information about products to be ordered

    15. Coordinates and follows up status of direct importation with broker and local distributor

    16. Continues sourcing out of substitute or alternative materials or brands for evaluation and approval of end users

    17. Builds and maintains strong working relationships with suppliers

    18. Submits accurate reports on a timely basis

    Job Requirements

    A. Education

    • Graduate of any 4-year course

    B. Experience

    • At least 1 year of related work experience

    C. Skills

    • Ability to work independently and handle pressure appropriately

    • Ability to set priorities and respond quickly to requests

    • Good communication and mathematical skills

    • Ability to exercise sound professional judgment

    • Good negotiation skills and sales ability

  • Requirements

  • Minimum education level: Bachelor´s Degree
  • Years of experience: 1
  • Language(s): Tagalog
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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Job summary

  • Buyer / Canvasser

  • Manila, National Capital Region

  • Company

    Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital
  • Work type

    Permanent contract

  • Type of contract

    Full Time

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