Procurement Assistant vacancy in Austell Pharmaceuticals City of Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Full Time

Website Austell Pharmaceuticals

This Job Listing is about Austell Pharmaceuticals in City of Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa 2022

About the job

Main Purpose of Job

· Track shipments

· Track GRVs (Good received vouchers)

· Action ASNs (Advanced Shipping Notices)

· Communication with suppliers on stock estimated times of arrival (ETAs)

· Order management (create, place, confirm, ETA, receiving, escalation)

· Local manufacturing administration

· Stock control (UPD – DC snapshot, IBT’s etc)

Key Performance Areas (Core, essential responsibilities – outputs of the position)

· Pat report completion

· Order sign offs

· Booking containers into the warehouseReconciling orders placed and received

· ROI calculations on transport costs

· Weekly stock report communication

· System Product creation

· Responding to tender RFQ’s

· Ordering and managing packaging from local suppliers

· Managing supplier shipment documentation

· Managing local and foreign supplier payment requisitions

· Follow up on stock release

Minimum Requirements


  • Matric (Maths, Accounting)


  • 1 – 2 years administration working experience


· Excel

· Microsoft Word

· Time management

· Attention to detail

· Organised

· Documentation management


· Sense of urgency

· Interpersonal skills

· Good communication skills

· Good compliance

· Assertive

Lateral Dimensions

Vulnerability: (Control Span)

  • Technology based delays
  • Government funding for purchases
  • Query delays from invoicing and procurement departments

Creativity: (Improvements, Innovations)

  • Automation of manual processes.

Discretionary Space: The degree to which individuals are allowed to exercise independent thought and judgement.


  • Judgement calls based on time and cost


  • Receipting of funds from debtors

Collaboration: Refers to formal and informal relationships.

Responsibility towards:

· Direct reports, – None

· Key customers, – Government, Wholesalers and Pharmacies

· Key suppliers, – None

Other relations – None

General working conditions (e.g. shift work, drivers’ license, specific tools, special clothing, environmental requirements, etc.)

  • Driver’s License
  • May be required to work overtime when requested


  • None

Company: Austell Pharmaceuticals

Vacancy Type: Full-time 

Job Location: City of Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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