Your MissionWe are looking for a Procurement Associate to manage and order supplies and equipment based on the organization’s needs. The Procurement Associate will be searching for new vendors, tracking deliveries and checking product quality. You will get familiar with the manufacturing supply chain, and maintain a stocked inventory in the database.What You Will Do- Monitor stock levels and purchase needs- Track orders and ensure timely delivery- Update internal database with order details (products, invoices, quantities, contracts, etc.)- Prepare payments and communicate with the Finance team and suppliers- Liaise with the Quality Control Team to ensure all products arrive in good condition- Negotiate for better prices with vendors- Conduct market research to identify pricing and quality trends- Maintain good relationships with vendors and research potential vendors
- At least 2 years’ work experience as a purchaser- Knowledge of MS office- Strong communication with vendors- Team player with organizational skills- Good understanding of supply chain procedures
Competitive salary with medical benefits
Potential for international travel to conferences & special events
Proximity Designs is an award-winning social business in Myanmar. We design and deliver affordable, income-boosting products that complement the entrepreneurial spirit of rural families.Launched in 2004, we’ve created Myanmar’s largest agricultural services platform — farm technology, advising and finance — to help small family farms be profitable. Across our platform, we’re now engaging with over 100,000 new customers a year, on top of the 550,000 we’ve already served. These families see an average of $250 annual income increase as a result — a life-changing amount for those living on less than $3 a day.By using human-centered design, we listen, observe and learn from our customers. From this deep knowledge, we design and bring to market products and services to meet their changing needs. Today the scope of our network reaches nearly 80 percent of the farming population. We have customers in the Ayeyarwady Delta, Lower Myanmar, the central Dry Zone and the Shan hills. Proximity Designs was recently ranked among the world’s 50 Best Workplaces for Innovators by US-based business magazine, Fast Company.