SACCO Procurement Officer Job in Kenya

Our client a licensed deposit taking SACCO seeks to recruit suitably qualified persons for the Procurement Officer position:

Job Scope: Procurement & Disposal functions

Reporting To: Reporting To Deputy CEO-Finance and Administration
Responsible for: N/A

Summary: In charge of the procurement function of the Sacco and ensures that all supplies to the Society are done in compliance with the Procurement Policy

More specifically the duties & responsibilities shall include the following;
  • Prepares the Sacco’s procurement plans and ensures that tender documents are properly prepared and presented to the board
  • Ensures that effective and efficient re-order levels for various items are fixed and maintained and Prepares orders for various supply items.
  • Ensures that all procurement is done in accordance with the procedures as per procurement policy and that it is in compliance to the internal and external audit requirements.
  • Prepares, receives, records and analyses tender documents for discussion by the Tender committee.
  • Receives supplies and verifies them against orders in respect to quality, quantity and price.
  • To process, maintain and ensure safe custody of procurement documents and samples.
  • Liaises with the Finance Department to ensure suppliers are paid timely.
  • Conducts price surveys and monitors factors that affect price levels for planning purposes.
  • Liaises with suppliers to ensure performance in accordance with service agreements or contract.
  • Draws service level agreements with suppliers and contract managements.
  • Ensures rent rates policy based on professional market survey is in place to achieve a competitive edge.
  • Preparation of procurement plans
  • Keeping minutes for the procurement committee
  • Procurement of goods for head office and branches
The holder of this position requires to have the following qualifications:
  • Must be a holder of a degree in Purchasing and Supplies Management from a recognized university;
  • Have satisfactorily served in a Sacco or a comparable position with similar responsibilities or in like organizations for a minimum of three (3) years;
  • Thorough understanding of procurement laws
How to Apply
If you meet the above requirements and are interested in the advertised position, kindly download and complete the questionnaire HERE and submit as per the instructions contained therein by 1st July 2016

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