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Africa Health Research Institute: Procurement Internships 2021 / 2022

Africa Health Research Institute Invites Unemployed Graduates to Apply for the Procurement Internships 2021 / 2022

Closing Date: 10 September 2021
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Mtubatuba, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Job Description:

The AHRI Procurement Intern will be responsible for procurement administration functions and procuring of goods and services that the organization requires. Note: From time to time you may be required to perform other related duties and tasks as authorised by your Line Manager.

General Administration:

  • Requesting information from the suppliers for adding to the database
  • Help the Procurement team with supplier classifications on the database.
  • Identify inactive suppliers on the system and flag for deletion.
  • Preparing attendance registers and documentation for site briefings
  • Assisting Supply Chain and Contracts Specialist with tenders and contracts administration
  • Request for invoices where invoices are not presented on delivery.
  • Expedite long overdue purchase orders and give a report to Supply Chain and Contracts Specialist.
  • Support procurement team on procurement metrics data collection/analysis and reporting and identify the opportunity for improvement.
  • Document Control.

Finance System Administration:

  • Responsible for the capture of new supplier details and for effecting necessary amendments and updates to the database with guidance from Supply Chain and Contracts Specialist.
  • Capture purchase requisitions on SAP
  • Ensure that invoices/delivery notes are forwarded to Finance daily.


  • Request quotes from suppliers on behalf of users
  • Forwards quotes to the buyer or Supply Chain and Contracts Specialist for evaluation.
  • Provide appropriate purchasing support to internal and external customers with the guidance of Supply Chain and Contracts Specialist.
  • Update various procurement spreadsheets and forward to Supply Chain and Contracts Specialist for checking.
  • Ensures goods, materials and services comply with order specifications.
  • Capture orders on the SAP system

Minimum Qualifications

  1. 3 years National Diploma or Degree in Supply Chain /Purchasing or similar in a related field

Minimum Experience

  1. Microsoft Excel, Word to skills/experience required

How to Apply?

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