Construction Company Procurement Manager Job in Kenya

Job Title: Procurement Manager – Construction

Industry: Construction

Location: Nairobi

Salary 70k – 90k

Our client is a fully Kenyan owned Building and Civil Engineering Company with a portfolio of prestigious construction projects across East and Central Africa.

They seek to employee a Procurement Manager who will source for products and review existing items to ensure products remain competitive, maximize profits and provide a commercially viable range of merchandise at competitive prices.


  • Responsible for supplier and contract negotiations which involve understanding and knowledge of commercials and competitive pricing for packages related construction
  • Developing strong relationships with internal stakeholders, understanding their needs and consulting with them to build quality procurement strategies aligned to business requirements
  • Manage and develop strong relationships with key vendors and suppliers, dealing with any potential issues and concerns, and attending regular meetings to ensure open communication
  • Prepare Requests for Proposals and coordinate proposal and selection process
  • Provide price comparison and validation
  • Perform cost and services negotiations with vendors.
  • Prepare design and construction vendor agreements (including master services agreements and notices to proceed).
  • Manage template design and construction services contracts.
  • Drive initiatives for new project delivery methods to improve overall cost of design and construction efforts.
  • Develop a design and construction vendor qualification process.
  • Drive process development and improvement to address growing business needs and incorporate lessons learned.
  • Ensure cross-functional project teams are staying on track to meet deadlines.
  • Develop and drive strategic goals while also completing tactical, working level tasks as required.
    Ability to develop and maintain a procurement system that monitors inflow and outflow of materials in the
  • sites.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Supplies and purchasing.
  • 5 years direct work experience in purchasing or procurement in the construction Industry.
  • Cost estimating experience a plus.
  • Proven success working on cross-functional projects, completing cost models, and negotiating.
  • Technical background knowledge in construction is a plus.

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Procurement Manager- Construction) to before Friday 24th March 2017.

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Updated: March 19, 2017 — 5:15 pm