Procurement Officer Job Vacancy in Kenya

Our client, the largest distributor for Household and Electronics products in the region, is seeking a Procurement Officer to join their dedicated team.

Duties and Responsibilities

 
1. Purchasing & Pricing
  • Liaise and negotiating with suppliers on pricing.
  • Creation and regular updating of a database of all suppliers
  • Constantly negotiate with all suppliers for better pricing and better terms.
  • Create yearly reviews and ratings for each suppliers
  • Ensure all procurement is done within the shortest possible time frame. Maximum of 5 days from date of requisition to physically receiving the items
  • Constantly following up with suppliers to ensure no delays in supplies
  • Negotiate with suppliers and attempt to get set prices for long periods of time
  • Create LPO’s in Orion & follow up for the goods received
  • Input pricing of new items in Orion
  • Changing existing pricing in events of special offers, price increases or decreases
  • Entering/changing prices for spare parts received
  • Maintaining a databased of all suppliers
  • Monthly reports as per requirement of management
2. Coding
  • Creating new codes
  • Manage codes – e.g. change descriptions
Experience, Education and Skills:
  • Minimum of 3years relevant work experience.
  • Diploma in Procurement, Purchasing & Supplies or equivalent
  • Must be a Registered Member, Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supplies (CIPS)
  • IT User Skills
  • Understanding of Supply Chain regulations
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
  • Strong negotiation skills and influencing skills
  • Attention to detail
  • High levels of Integrity and Ethics
  • Drive for results and achievement
If qualified, kindly send your CV to jobs@jantakenya.com clearly indicating ‘Procurement Officer’ on the subject line by 26th February, 2016. 
Do not attach any certificates. 
Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

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