Dairy Industry Purchasing Manager Job in Nakuru, Kenya

Our Client in a dairy industry in Kenya is seeking to recruit a Purchasing Manager to join their dedicated team in Nakuru.


  • Develop, lead and execute purchasing strategies
  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
  • Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal terms
  • Partner with stakeholders to ensure clear requirements documentation
  • Forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power
  • Perform cost and scenario analysis, and benchmarking
  • Assess, manage and mitigate risks
  • Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers
  • Determine quantity and timing of deliveries
  • Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand


  • BS degree in supply chain management, logistics or business administration
  • Proven working experience of 6-8 years as purchasing manager, agent or officer
  • Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management
  • Interest in market dynamics along with business sense
  • A knack for negotiation and networking
  • Working experience of vendor management software
  • Ability to gather and analyze data and to work with figures
  • Solid judgment along with decision making skills
  • Strong leadership capabilities

If qualify kindly send your CV to vacancies@jantakenya.com clearly indicating ‘Purchasing Manager’ on the subject line by 18th January 2018.

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Nakuru, Kenya

Nakuru County

Procurement and Logistics
Updated: April 15, 2018 — 9:18 am