Friends Church Sabatia Eye Hospital Procurement Officer Job in Kenya

Friends Church Sabatia Eye Hospital is a not-for-profit organization health institution committed to quality and accessible eye care services to all. 
The hospital’s activities are guided by its core values of respect for humanity, honesty, integrity, teamwork, accountability and transparency. 
The hospital seek to recruit a qualified person for the position of Procurement Officer

Purpose of the position: To co-ordinate the procurement of goods and services for activities of Friends Church Sabatia Eye Hospital, with the aim of enhancing the hospital’s response to customer needs, in terms of timeliness, appropriateness and effectiveness, in accordance with laid down systems, procedures and guidelines while maintaining high standards of procurement.

Key Responsibilities: 
  • Review all purchase requests forms and ensure appropriateness of technical specifications, funds availability and necessary approvals have been made 
  • Prepare and send out requests for quotations to prequalified vendors as purchase requests
  • Prepare bids analysis and pass to the technical experts for evaluation and approval before purchase orders are raised or presented to hospital management committee 
  • Prepare the purchase orders and forward them for verification and approval, 
  • Follow up on issued purchase orders and to monitor progress on delivery and issue cancellation notices where necessary and re-issue new orders 
  • Assist in preparation of contracts 
  • Participate in supplier evaluation by monitoring their performance, 
  • Participation in tender committees when called upon to do so. 
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 
  • Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies Management from a reputable institution 
  • Computer Literate, Strong commitment to Values, Mission and Vision of the hospital 
  • Have Minimum of 3 years relevant experience preferably in donor-funded projects or busy hospital set up
Interested candidates who satisfy the above requirements should forward or e-mail their applications accompanied by detailed CV, copies of certificates, email address, phone contact and names and contacts of three referees to
The Hospital CEO, 
Friends Church Sabatia Eye Hospital, 
P O Box 214-50311 
Application deadline 15th January 2014

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