Procurement Officer

KIAMBU

Full Time
Nairobi
Deadline: February 18, 2019
  • Company: Kiambu
  • Location: Kenya
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  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: Administrative/Secretarial Jobs in Kenya

Reporting to the Head of Operations, the Procurement Officer will be responsible for handling the procurement of goods and services through established procurement processes, ensuring enhancement of the purchase process and development of positive relationships with customers & suppliers. The role will also entail monitoring & controlling expenditure as well as ensuring timely delivery of goods and services.

Responsibilities

  • Developing and implementing strategies for procuring, storing, and distributing goods or services and maintaining stock levels
  • Monitoring business trends and ensuring that the products and supplies are high quality
  • Undertaking price or cost analysis before committing purchases
  • Identifying and researching new products and services that will ensure company goals are met
  • Reviewing and analyzing all vendors/suppliers price options
  • Tracking deliveries and make sure the company receives exactly what was ordered from the suppliers
  • Estimating and establishing cost parameters and budgets for purchases
  • Assessing total costs of company purchases
  • Developing plans for purchasing commodities and services

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance/Accounting, Purchasing and Supplies or related courses from a recognized University
  • Diploma in Purchasing & Supplies or Advanced Certificate in Purchasing & Supplies or Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) qualification.
  • CPA or related qualification will be an added advantage
  • At least three (3) years relevant experience
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of procurement processes, policies, and systems
  • Ability to negotiate, establish, and administer contracts
  • Accurate, precise attention to detail and an effective team player
  • Good time management skills and ability to make independent and objective decisions

How to Apply

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruit@virtualhr.co.ke stating their current and expected remuneration (MUST), daytime telephone contacts and addresses of three referees with the subject PROCUREMENT OFFICER by 18th February 2019. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

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Job CategoryAdministrative/Secretarial, Vacancies

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