Procurement Executive Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Duma works is recruiting a Procurement Executive for one of our clients in Nairobi. 
Our client is a leading food service retailer in Kenya.
  • Evaluate vendor’s quotation to ensure that they are in line with the technical and commercial specifications required
  • Advise internal and external on issues regarding procurement and purchasing Terms & Conditions
  • In charge of daily operational purchasing needs such as planning, issuing and following up on Purchase Orders delivery and shipment schedules
  • Resolve supply, quality, service and invoicing issues with vendors
  • Evaluate supplier performance based on quality standards, delivery time & best prices and ensure all the criteria are met according to the organizational requirements and expectation
  • Responsible for implementing internal procurement strategies to cater to high delivery and short lead time requirements
  • Obtain and negotiate the best pricing after vetting suppliers; Negotiate for longer credit terms with suppliers
  • Ensure secure, efficient and cost effective clearing services with favorable commercial terms from the pre-qualified suppliers
  • Liaise with suppliers and relevant internal departments and customers to ensure effective smooth flow of procurement function
  • Identify potential suppliers, build and maintain good relationships
  • Conduct research to ascertain the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules and quality
  • Resolve grievances and claims against suppliers and escalate when necessary
  • Undertake any other ad-hoc duties as assigned
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
  • Professional qualification will be an added advantage
  • Experience in custom clearance and importation which includes knowledge about HS Codes
  • Experience in procurement for at least 3 years
  • Understands accounts and has experience in using Sage Pastel evolution
  • Has dealt with KRA custom officials
How to Apply

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please send your CV to 

As the subject line of your email, write “2048” and please make sure to include your Your Full name &  Phone number e.g. 2048, Barack Obama, 07xxxxxxxxx. in the message body. 
If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through.

Deadline for receiving applications: 10th February 2016

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