South Africa

Print Specialist

Company Point Group
Reference # PSMOR01
Published 10/11/2020
Contract Type Permanent
Salary د.م.‏‏ 7.00 - 7.00 Annually
Location Casablanca, Casablanca-Settat, Morocco
Point is the industry leader in the procurement, management and delivery of end-to-end marketing
solutions across Africa and the Middle East.

As a strategic marketing services partner, Point uses strategic partnerships and extensive regional
and local expertise to deliver value to clients. Key deliverables include best-in-class innovation,
significant savings and process efficiencies.

Point generates significant savings in excess of 25% for their clients through their rigorous approach
to analysing savings accruing to their clients in their marketing collateral spend.

With an impressive $100m procurement buying power, Point delivers value in the management,
measurement and delivery of point of sale merchandise, print, promotional merchandise and
thereafter the logistics, execution and maintenance of marketing collateral for multinational

You’ll find Point’s offices and onsite teams on client premises in South Africa, Zambia, Mozambique,
Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria, Morocco, Egypt, Israel, Saudi Arabia, UAE and Pakistan.

For more information please visit www.pointgroup.biz.
Job Functions Advertising,Business Development,Client Services,Creative,Design
Industries Advertising,Digital,Fmcg (Fast Moving Consumer Goods Sector),Logistics,Marketing
1. To ensure all processes of Point’s procurement system are adhered to since we are a system
Info Company - Please see the detailed process below
2. Through communication with Client and suppliers, offer a service to provide a smooth
workflow and ensure deadlines are met
3. To take a brief from client, spec flat print and POS elements and offer solutions to cost save
and innovate
4. Ensure that estimates go out to tender to suppliers whose core competency is to produce
what has been spec’ed, quotes sent to Client, orders are placed on time, finalising of job on
Point’s procurement system
5. To maintain the suppliers list ensuring all information is updated
6. Adhere to procedures relating to the proper use and care of equipment and materials,
specifically the proof printer
7. To develop the skills and knowledge necessary for the effective performance of print buyer on
an ongoing basis
8. Perform other routine tasks as assigned and as requested by management

Point’s procurement process:

1. Opening of projects & inviting team members (Agency and Client)
2. Inputting specs and sending RFQ (Request for Quote) to Point in the Client account
3. Inputting specs and sending out RFE (Request for Estimate) in the Point account
4. Receiving Estimates from supplier and ensure that all is correct
5. Once all estimates received, choose the best quote and send to Client for approval
6. Upon receipt Client Purchase Order, order to be placed with supplier from Point account
7. Requesting of preproduction samples, presenting to client and on sign off, liaising with
supplier to action. On POS, liaising with Point in-house Industrial Designers to make sure all
is in line before auctioning production
8. Receive artwork from agency, play out Fogra proof, send to client for approval (proofs MUST
be signed by Client)
9. On approval, send proof and load artwork on Point’s procurement system and share with
10. Proactively check with supplier to ensure delivery deadlines or distribution is met. Distribution
lists to be checked and shared with suppliers on the procurement system
11. Communicate any change orders first before accepting, if accepted change order to be done
in Client account and send to brand manager for acceptance
12. On delivery and completion of job, orders need to be closed on receipt of PODs on the
procurement system
13. Once Point buyers receive notification of order closure, they need to accept or decline
dependent on if they are in agreement or not
14. Invoices to be accepted and supplier ratings to be done
15. Post production samples
Education and Experience

•Extensive professional experience in the Print Procurement Industry (POSM, flat-print, 3D, electronic, digital, etc.)
•Previous experience within Marketing for an FMCG company, Advertising Agency and or Advertising Production Facility
•Experience in fast paced retail print production
•The ability to manage multiple projects/campaigns at a time.

Specific Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Key Competencies

•Organisation and planning including effective time management
•Prioritising tasks
•Building Client and supplier relationships
•Team player
•Knowledge sharing
•Good telephonic and written communication
•A thorough understanding of the printing process
•A sound knowledge of printing specifications
•An understanding of POS elements – i.e. 3D units, standees, floor stands
•Ability to work under pressure
•Character qualities
Job Closing Date 05/01/2021
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