Purchasing Officer Career in Kenya

Vacancy: Purchasing Officer

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Working closely with the Procurement Manager, compiling and evaluating tenders in line with the laid established procedures
  • Maintaining a database of approved suppliers and continually undertaking market surveys and research to facilitate the update of the approved suppliers list
  • Ensuring that staff are well informed of the procurement procedures and that all necessary systems and documentation are available for their use
  • Liaising with all departmental heads in compiling information that facilitates the development of the procurement plan
  • Processing procurement requests as per laid down processes and procedures
  • Maintaining procurement records in a manner that facilitates easy follow-up and reference
  • Effectively managing stores/warehouses in a manner that mitigates pilferage and obsolesce
  • Facilitating the disposal of obsolete stocks and equipment as per established procedures
  • Maintaining inventory and stock control records
  • Receiving goods and certifying invoices
  • Any other duties assigned by management
Requirement for the position;
  • A Bachelors degree; Engineering, Economics and Commerce degree holders will have a definite advantage
  • Work experience of at least 3 years in a busy Procurement department.
  • Member of Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM) or relevant professional body will be an added advantage
How to Apply
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