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 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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