21 September, 2022

Purchasing Officer



Luganville, Santo


Due Date: 






Organisation Description: 

Forney Enterprise is family owned and operated kava processing plant located in Espiritu Santo.  
Established in 2005, Forney exports high-quality, noble kava powders to a broad global market.


Job Desctiption:

Forney Enterprises sources all its kava from traditional kava farmers (we don't compete and grow our own). Forney is proud to be working with over a thousand kava farmers scattered throughout the Vanuatu Archipelago and maintaining a positive working relationship with these farmers is a vital part of our business.

We are expanding our front-of-house team and seeking a full-time Purchasing/Bookings Officer to be the company's first point of contact with our farmers. The primary responsibility for this position will be liaising between production managers and farmers in order to organise daily/weekly incoming kava bookings to ensure smooth workflow across all production departments.

Tasks associated with this role include but are not limited to:

- Answering a high volume of incoming phone calls
- Maintaining a computer booking system for incoming kava purchases
- Working alongside Production Management
- Overseeing company stock control
- Data entry


Selection Criteria:

 Required- Post-secondary education, year 13 or above
 Required- Fluent Bislama
 Required -Fluent English
 Required – As this is a Senior Position we seek a candidate with at least 3 years of experience working in an administration role
 Advantageous - Experience working in a call centre or customer service position
 Highly Regarded - Experience working as a personal/executive assistant
 Highly Regarded- Experience or knowledge of stock control systems
 Excellent computer skills (Internet, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook);
 Excellent communication skills (oral and written);
 Confident and displays excellent phone etiquette
 Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills;
 Innovative and flexible to system changes and improvements
 Works well in a team
 Honest and Reliable



To be Negotiated


How to Apply

Apply by:

In person


Contact Person:

Courtney Fordham


Contact Phone:

(678) 7367451


Email to send applications to:



Postal Address or location to apply in person:

Forney Enterprise Facility
Side River, Mango Area, Luganville Santo




How to apply - more information:

Please do not forget to include your working references and any certification relevant to the position

 For further information on the above job please contact the employer directly.


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