Procurement Executive Job in Nairobi Kenya

Position: Procurement Executive
Industry: Manufacturing
Location: Nairobi
Our client, a leading worldwide manufacturer and distributor of protective packaging systems is seeking to recruit a Procurement Executive
Duties and Responsibilities.
  • Evaluate vendor’s quotation to ensure that they are in line with the technical and commercial specifications required
  • Ensure that the import procedures are in line with the country as well as international trade regulations, policies and procedures
  • 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
  • Responsible for handling all necessary documentations from Import Declaration Form to clearing through agents.
  • Maintaining complete database of all clients including location, key persons, purchase policy, payments terms required, quality & price.
  • Responsible for implementing internal procurement strategies to cater to high delivery and short lead time requirements
  • Obtain and negotiate the best pricing 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
  • Contracting service providers like Clearing & Forwarding Agents, transporters
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in purchasing and Supplies
  • 4 to 5 years’ experience in handling imports
  • Professional qualification will be an added advantage
  • Experience in custom clearance and importation
  • Accounting back ground will be an added advantage
To apply, send your CV and cover letter only to before 15th February, 2016. 
Clearly indicate the position applied for, and expected remuneration, on the subject line.

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