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

Tendering

  • 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
Transport
  • Manage fuel usage
  • Supervise drivers and ensure they adhere to policies and procedures
  • Vehicle inspections and maintenance
Other
  • 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 http://goo.gl/T8sryH

Interviews will go on as we receive applications.


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