Procurement and Logistics Officer Job in Kenya

Job Title: Procurement and Logistics Officer

Summary: The procurement and logistics officer is responsible for procurement planning, costing, negotiations, stocks control and management, specifications and related supply chain and logistics management functions.

He/ She will ensure cost effectiveness across all functions in procurement.

He/ She MUST have worked in the energy sector to have a clear understanding of the equipment and best / standard procurement process.

The position reports to the project manager.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Daily communication with project manager on materials and equipment available.
  • Communication with concerned parties for any equipment readiness for next load out and should advise project manager at supply base of delivery to be made.
  • Provide sound advice on equipment specifications and takes a lead negotiating high level contracts in discussions with PM.
  • Attending daily drilling operation meeting and update logistic status to attendance ( contractors )
  • Develop a robust procurement plan at BVC Geothermal kenya Limited.
  • Provide a variety of RIG management services related to procurement, stock controls of all types of drilling and servicing equipment inventory.
  • Manage all aspects of procurement from raising, Request for Quote, Bid Analysis, a PR (Purchase Requisition), Purchase Order to purchase closure.
  • Ensure all equipment is properly services maintained and keep a contact list of all suppliers of the same.
  • Ensure all equipment codes match during purchases and are correctly labelled.
  • Work closely with the project manager in handling replenishment cycle for all materials and equipment
  • Plan work according to a commitment plan with preset / established milestones.
  • Prepares presentations and takes a lead in tender applications, negotiations and follow up.
  • Responsible for availability of equipment and materials of the right quality and quantity and at the right time.
  • Provide safety and awareness to other project employees (Geologists and contractors) aimed at 0% accident / incidents rate.
  • Responsible for warehouse management at the project storage of materials and equipment.
  • Participate in prequalification of suppliers following a duly process.
  • Accountable for reviewing and approving equipment and material supplier request ensuring all obligations are met before payment.
  • Ensure all purchase orders are closed out in a timely manner.
  • Anticipation of potential future material shortages and expediting of missing parts
  • Develop mechanisms and tools to monitor expenditure and advice on best measures.
  • Inventory Reconciliation and cost tracking and analysis, and project inventory report.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Degree in Engineering or Supply Chain Management and Procurement
  • 3 years’ experience in Procurement within the Energy and utilities sector
  • Have very strong connections and contacts in the Geothermal sector
  • Ability to exploit opportunities to gain best value in procurement and supplier management
  • Possess in-depth knowledge and experience of diverse range of markets and commodities in the Geothermal sector
  • Proficient in design, implementation and management of inventory control systems
  • General knowledge of the Kenyan Geothermal market must be very good.
  • A proactive self-starter and achiever
  • Sound Negotiation skills
  • Pro-active customer relationship management skills
  • Team leadership skill
  • Knowledge of Supply chain management skill
  • Proven experience in managing vendor relationships, global logistics management.

How to Apply

If you meet the qualifications for this position and are committed to a challenging career with a dynamic company, please submit a cover letter and your resume to referencing the job title in the subject line.

Deadline of application is 30th April 2018

Engineering and Technical, Procurement and Logistics
Updated: April 3, 2018 — 2:41 pm