Procurement Officer Job Vacancy in Kenya

Our client, a leading provider of financial and investment services
with fast growing operations in Kenya, seeks to recruit talented,
creative and result-oriented professionals to fill the following
position:
 
Procurement Officer
Ref: HR/PO/PKF 02
 
Reporting to the Procurement Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring timely availability of goods and services at the most competitive value/terms.
 

 

Objectives:
  • Quality supplies
  • Timely availability of supplies
  • Maintenance of accurate records
  • Minimize lead time
  • Increased productivity
  • Effective cost control
Key Responsibilities
  • Implementing strategies, developing and reviewing procurement policies and standards.
  • Carrying out planning and projection of procurement needs of the Organization.
  • Ensuring preparation and processing of tender and quotations documents as per approved procedures.
  • Preparation of contracts, agreements as per established procedures and execution of signed contracts.
  • Participating in tender opening in liaison with other stakeholders.
  • Preparing tenders and quotations as per Organization’s tendering procedures and regulations of the government.
  • Participating in all public tender opening and carry out evaluation of tenders
  • Preparing papers to relevant tender committees as per Organization’s guidelines.
  • Ensuring posting of invoices in the system and creation of services entry sheets as required.
  • Liaising with Finance department to ensure prompt payment to suppliers.
  • Ensuring prompt delivery of goods as per contract.
  • Compiling goods and services procurement reports and other reports when required.
  • Maintaining an updated supplier list by conducting global market survey and ensuring pre-qualification of competent providers of goods and services.
  • Ensuring dissemination of the Public Procurement Regulations within the Organization.
  • Maintaining tender opening register and ensuring compliance to it.
  • Maintaining a central record center of all documents for all the procurement cycle of activities / processes.
  • Ensuring administration of contracts and expediting for goods and services to ensuring performance of contractual obligations.
Qualifications, Experience and Skills
  • Bachelor Degree in a Business related Degree
  • Diploma in Purchasing & Supplies or equivalent
  • Must be a Registered Member, Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supplies (CIPS)
  • IT User Skills
  • Three (3) years relevant work experience
  • Thorough understanding of Organization’s business and processes
  • Understanding of Supply Chain regulations
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
  • Strong negotiation skills and influencing skills
  • Attention to detail
  • High levels of Integrity and Ethics
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Analytical and strategic thinker
  • Drive for results and achievement
  • Commitment to Organization’s Vision and Values
How to Apply

If
you are interested in this challenging opportunity, please submit your
application with a detailed CV, stating your current position,
remuneration level, e-mail and telephone contacts quoting the job
title/reference in the field of interest directly to executiverecruitment@ke.pkfea.com by 19th February 2016. 

Applicants are encouraged to view detailed Job Descriptions for the positions on the following link http://www.pkfea.com/index.php/job-vacancies
 
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