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Procurement officer with BuildSmart Experience

Farai Hwata

Johannesburg, South Africa


Phone +27783409241
Age 33 (25 April 1984)
Languages English

13 years of experience in the field of supply chain out of which 3 years in warehouse management, 4 years in stock control and 6 years in procurement and supplier, subcontractor management.

Computer literacy (MS-Outlook, MS-word and MS-excel), Build Smart.


Courses: Sourcing in procurement and supply, context in procurement and supply, business needs in procurement and supply, managing contracts in procurement and supply, negotiating and contracting in procurement and supply




Procurement specialist: 23/05/2017-Current

Procurement Officer: 02/2015- 22/05/2017

Buyer: 01/2012-01/2015

Gauflora cc
• Team leader to procurement Department
• Ordering of material and equipment
• Negotiate with suppliers
• Supplier, subcontractor performance monitoring & management
• Assist user department on specification development
• Evaluate suppliers and subcontractors using KPIs
• Maintaining procurement objectives (price, timing, quality, quantity, delivery place)
• Creating purchase orders
• Providing information and reports related to procurement.

JST Construction cc
• Sourcing building material
• Negotiate with suppliers
• Creating purchase orders
• Follow up on pending orders
• Supplier, subcontractor performance monitoring and management
• Supervise drivers and fleet management
• Supplier management

Bila Civil Contractors
• Ordering of building material
• Negotiate best value with suppliers
• Ensuring that all projects have material
• Dealing with queries regarding materials
• Creating purchase orders in build Smart
• Communicating with project managers for any material queries
• Preparing projects material cost reports
• Supplier management

Stock controller 07/2007-01/2012

Magic builders Centre
• Creating purchase orders in the system
• Process GOODS RECEIVED VOUCHER in the system
• Ordering monthly stock
• Supervise stock counts
• Process stock adjustments
• Supervise general laborers
• Process supplier returns.
• Update costs and selling prices.
• Supervising junior stock controllers
• Assist stock auditors
• Managing the warehouse

Stores clerk

Alliance One International
10/2004-05/2007 Harare Zimbabwe
Responsibilities • Process Goods Received Voucher in the system
• Stock counts
• Receiving and dispatching stock
• Carry out all clerical work concerning stock
• Supervising general workers

Key skills and competencies

Speaking – Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Active Listening – Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Coordination – Adjusting actions in relation to others’ actions.
Writing – Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Reading Comprehension – Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Time Management – Managing one’s own time and the time of others.
Critical Thinking – Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Negotiation – Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
Judgment and Decision Making – Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Social Perceptiveness – Being aware of others’ reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Management of Personnel Resources – Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
Service Orientation – Actively looking for ways to help people.
Monitoring – Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Active Learning – Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making


Eddmore Gwature Civils manager
Bila Civil Contractors
26 Industrial park
011 463 2124
081 405 11256