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UCSF Global Programs Procurement Manager Job in Kisumu – International NGO

Position: Procurement Manager

Reporting to: Director of Finance and Operations

Location: Kisumu

Our Client, Global Programs for Research & Training, is an international NGO wholly owned and controlled affiliate of the University of California San Francisco (UCSF).

UCSF Global Programs is seeking to recruit a highly competent Procurement Manager

Job Purpose: Management of the all procurement at Global Programs offices including field offices.

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in procurement or supply chain management.
  • Master’s degree in supply chain management, business administration, or other related field is preferred.
  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies (CIPS) or equivalent is an added advantage.
  • At least 7 years of experience in procurement and supply chain management in a large complex public health institution.
  • Demonstrated experience in effective vendor management
  • 3-5 years of supervisory experience

Skills and Attributes:

  • Personal integrity and transparency with direct supervisor(s)
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English
  • Staff supervisory skills
  • Knowledge of procurement best practice
  • Planning, organization and analytical skills
  • Customer service and negotiation skills
  • Team player
  • Keen attention to detail and ability to function in a complex procurement department
  • Proficient in computer usage for business including Microsoft Office Suite and email

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the supply chain function including procurement of goods, works and services, asset tagging, and inventory management, to include disposal of equipment and inventory as per policy.
  • Ensure compliance with Global Programs procurement regulations and donor requirements.
  • Spearhead vendor prequalification and maintain an accurate and up to date pre-qualified vendor database
  • Designs, recommends and implements automated procurement systems.
  • Assist the program teams to develop and implement specifications for procurement
  • Responsible for contract negotiation, review and management in conjunction with the program team.
  • Coordinate and manage the request for proposal (RFP) process.
  • Prepare and share regular procurement reports with relevant staff.
  • Liaise with the finance team to streamline vendor payment processes
  • Liaise with staff on the procurement policy to ensure adherence
  • Provide supervision and training for all procurement staff.
  • Any other duty allocated by the Director of Finance and Operations.

To apply for this position, send a detailed CV and cover letter, stating your current position, current remuneration and contact details to by Wednesday, November 23, 2016.

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Updated: November 11, 2016 — 3:22 pm
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