Procurement & Transport Assistant Job in Nairobi Kenya

Procurement & Transport Assistant

Job Ref: 208/2/2016

Location: Nairobi

Our client, a construction and engineering company is seeking a Procurement & Transport Assistant

Job Purpose: Tendering. Inventory Management. Fleet management.

Duties & Responsibilities


  • Produce quality Pre-Qualification Questionnaires submissions.
  • Identify and follow up on all potential leads for prospective business.
  • In conjunction with the management team, assist in selecting tenders to pursue based on their relative competitiveness, capabilities and workload.
  • Prepare tender submissions in a timely and professional manner
  • Prepare and follow up on tender clarification submissions.
  • Ensure that tender site meetings are attended and relevant information fed back for inclusion in tenders.
  • Keep track and up-to-date records of our prequalified sub-contractors
  • Evaluate technical requirements and assigning portions of the scope to various subcontractors and suppliers.
  • Source supplier and subcontractor quotations and following up where necessary.
  • Evaluate conditions of tender/contract and mitigating the company‚Äôs risk exposure.
  • Prepare commercial and technical write up on our offer for inclusion in tenders.
  • Estimate and prepare accurate schedules of prices.
  • Compile and submit reports on tendering feedback on a weekly basis to management.
Stores & Supplies
  • Stock taking
  • Stores requisitions
  • Stock & Inventory control
  • Ensure timely delivery of construction materials to site
  • Ensure materials are monitored from store to sites
  • Manage fuel usage
  • Supervise drivers and ensure they adhere to policies and procedures
  • Vehicle inspections and maintenance
  • Prepare reports of all the above duties and submit to manager
  • Track procurement, transport and stores details in the procurement system
The Successful Candidate MUST meet the following Requirements:
  • Degree/Diploma in procurement or related field
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in procurement and tender preparation
  • Experience in construction or road construction industry an advantage
  • Be conversant with procurement and store software
  • Highly motivated with strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of tendering policies and procedures
  • Commercial awareness of tendering and bidding processes
  • Good attention to detail with high importance placed on accuracy.
  • Strong writing and proof reading skills
  • Able to prioritize and work well under pressure to meet strict deadlines
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to multi task, working on several projects at any one time
  • Quality focused
  • Flexible with working hours to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should submit their online application on or before 28th February 2016 at

Interviews will go on as we receive applications.

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