Oshwal Education & Relief Board Procurement Manager Job in Kenya

Job Title: Procurement Manager 
Reference Number: OERB/16/9
Category: Administrative 
Location: OERB Board Office
The Oshwal Education & Relief Board is a charitable organization registered under the Societies
Act that manages educational institutions and conducts relief activities. 
The organization seeks torecruit a qualifi d Procurement Manager. 


The responsibilities include but are not limited to:
a) Strategic Role
  1. Collaborate with other staff and departments, senior management and decision makers in building an efficient procurement system.
  2. Oversee organization wide strategic sourcing, procurement, contracting and evaluation of supplied goods and services.
b) Human Resource
  1. Mentor, direct and evaluate the effort of personnel in the procurement department or involved in the procurement process.
  2. Direct the hiring, training and performance evaluation of procurement staff.
c) Procurement
  1. Accurate preparation of L.P.O’s and procurement follow through to ensure supplier accuracy in quantity and quality of supplied goods and services.
  2. Resolve quality, service and invoicing issues with suppliers.
  3. Maintain complete database of suppliers: key persons, purchase policy, payment terms, quality and price.
  4. Develop, implement, communicate and monitor a comprehensive preferred supplier network across supply categories within the organization.
  5. Collaborate with key persons to ensure clarity of the specifications and expectations of the organization in terms of the goods and services supplied to the organization.
  6. Management of contracts with suppliers of goods and services and supplier relationships.
  7. Risk analysis of contract conditions, cost and sub-contractors. In charge of daily operational purchasing needs such as planning and follow up of purchase orders delivery and shipment schedules.
  • Bachelor degree in Procurement from a recognized university. Undergraduate qualification in business or commerce with CIPS diploma in procurement will also be considered.
  • ICT proficiency with ability to use automated procurement systems is an added advantage.
  • Gujarati speaking applicants will have an added advantage.
Experience and Competence
  1. At least 4 years’ progressive experience in a busy procurement /supplies management department.
  2. Ability to work interdependently with minimal supervision.
  3. Ability to streamline the procurement frame work to enable improved organization efficiency.
  4. Implement and adhere to procurement best practice.
  5. Tactful pricing negotiator.
If you meet our essential criteria and are looking for a role in a dynamic team where you can make a real difference, please submit your application to the HR Manager – Oshwal Education and Relief Board through vacancy@oerb.org.

The application closing date is 5th October 2016.
 Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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