Oil & Energy Sector Procurement Manager Job in Kenya

Position Title: Procurement Manager – Oil & Energy Sector

Preferred Candidate: Position is applicable to applicants who have prior experience in the oil & energy sector

Job Purpose: Responsible for the procurement of materials and services through the development and implementation of strategies and management of supplier relationship.

Working relationships:


  • HODs
  • Staff
External: Contractors

Extent of Authority: Selection of suppliers

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement procurement policies and strategies.
  • Analyze market and delivery systems in order to assess present and future material availability.
  • Develop and implement purchasing and contract management instructions, policies, and procedures.
  • Participate in the development of specifications for equipment, materials and services.
  • Prepare bid awards requiring board approval.
  • In liaison with user departments ensure preparation of purchase requisitions and purchase orders
  • Resolve vendor or contractor grievances, and claims against suppliers.
  • Review purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to company policy.
  • Arrange for disposal of surplus materials.
  • Locate vendors of materials, equipment or supplies, and interview them in order to determine product availability and terms of sales.
  • Control purchasing department budgets.
Key Skills
  • networking
  • communication
  • planning
  • problem solving
  • Analytical
  • Presentation
  • Negotiations
  • 5 years in procurement
Personal Attributes
  • Team leader / player
  • Integrity
  • Assertive
  • Attention to detail
  • Self driven
  • Customer Orientation
  • Bachelors degree
  • Professional courses in  procurement.
Application Process
Interested candidates are invited to strictly email their cover letter and CV, clearly detailing their current remuneration and expectations to recruit@odumont.com  before end of day 12 July 2012. 
Only short listed candidates will be contacted

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