Procurement Officer Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Vacancy: Procurement Officer

Industry: Manufacturing

Location: Nairobi

Role Summary: The core responsibilities of the Procurement Officer is ensuring timely issuing of materials and tools from the store and suppliers, maintaining stock levels and general store management.

Key Responsibilities

  • Devise, employ fruitful supplier sourcing strategies and maintain supplier database.
  • Discover the most profitable suppliers and initiate business partnerships.
  • Approve the ordering of necessary goods and or materials and services.
  • Examine and re-evaluate existing contracts with suppliers.
  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness.
  • Collaborate with key persons to ensure the clarity of the specifications and expectations of the company.
  • Perform risk management regarding supply contracts and agreements.
  • Maintain all the records of customer and company property in the store.
  • Responsible for safe custody of stored product.
  • Generating stock report and advising teams on what is available in the store.
  • Initiate purchase requisitions as per procurement procedures.
  • Update inventory records in the finance.
  • Ensuring accurate completion of all the procurement requests to include the proper documentation of materials and cost expenditures
  • Maintaining a close continuing relationship with vendors, suppliers, and contractors
  • Fill purchase orders, LPOs and requisitions to ensure fulfillment or cancellation without loss of funds
  • Maintain required administrative files and records pertaining procurement

Key Requirements and Skills

  • Diploma/Degree in Purchasing and Supplies or Supply Chain Management
  • Experience in a manufacturing set up will be an added advantage
  • A good team player with excellent communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills
  • 3 years’ experience in a busy procurement department
  • Good knowledge of vendor sourcing practices (researching, evaluating and liaising with vendors)
  • Understanding of supply chain procedures.
  • Solid analytical skills, with the ability to create financial reports and conduct cost analyses.
  • Negotiation skills.

How to Apply

Interested candidates are invited to strictly email their cover letter and CV, clearly detailing their current remuneration and expectations to before end of day 13 September 2019.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

Procurement and Logistics
Updated: August 24, 2019 — 7:24 pm