Procurement Clerk Required: The Aurum Institute – South African

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Work Description

The Procurement Clerk is responsible to assist in the direct area of Purchase Order creation. The Procurement Clerk is responsible to assist the Procurement Manger and Procurement Officer in the procurement function in the Company. To assist with ensuring ensure that procurement of goods, consumables and services complies with the Company’s Procurement Policy inter alia creating and maintaining a list of Approved Vendors who comply with certain key criteria to ensure the effective procurement of all items within the company within the required timeframe, best price possible and quality.

Technical Work Responsibilities

Vendor Management

Assist with Purchasing of all goods/services within the Company from Vehicles to Stationery

Provide assistance to ensure the effective procurement of all items required within the Company, within the required time frame, best price possible and quality

Ensure that all Invoices are captured timeously to ensure prompt payment

Assist with building good relationships with Vendors, which ultimately benefit Aurum



Bachelor’s degree in Procurement


Business Degree/Finance Degree


Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a science related environment with the Procurement/Buyer function

Minimum of 2 years procuring specialised science related equipment’s

Knowledge of Applicable Legislation


Own car

Valid Driver’s Licence

Proficient personal computer skills including electronic mail, record keeping, routine database activity, word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, advanced MS Excel etc

SA Citizen or valid work permit to work in South Africa

Minimal/Moderate/Excessive overnight travel (up to 30%) by land or air if required

Willing to work overtime

Kindly provide current and relevant references for background checks

All appointments are subject to the preferred candidates obtaining the necessary security clearance, reference checking, and competency assessment. We embrace employment equity and are committed to the achievement of fair and equal representation of our workforce. Preference will be given to internal applicants and candidates from previously disadvantaged backgrounds.

The Aurum Institute welcomes applications from all persons with disabilities

Whilst all applications will be carefully considered, only short-listed applicants will be interviewed. If you do not hear from us within 21 days of the closing date, this will mean that your application has been unsuccessful. All interviewed applicants will receive feedback as part of our continued drive towards people development

Closing 01 December 2023

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