Category Sourcing Lead Job in Kenya

Job Title: Category Sourcing Lead

Purpose of Job: Manage end to end delivery of projects within budget and time through proactive and effective engagement of Internal and External stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities

Sourcing and Contracting

  • Developing quality and active vendor base to support effective and timely delivery of business requirements;
  • Receiving and reviewing quotations, negotiating and closing contracts with the best suppliers where required;
  • Supplier Relationship and Performance Management to ensure quality, timely and cost effective delivery of projects.

Category Monitoring

  • Ensure compliance to contract terms and conditions by both suppliers and internal customers.

Enforce Procure-to-Pay process

  • Timely processing of quality purchase orders in Oracle;
  • Review open purchase orders with users and suppliers for closure or receipt as applicable;
  • Regularly obtains and reviews supplier statements to facilitate timely payment and resolution of overdue payments;
  • Keep track of supplier payments to ensure adherence to agreed terms;
  • Keep record/file all purchase orders and correspondences.

Partner Performance Evaluation and Management

  • Responsible for business partner performance evaluation and monitoring for category;
  • Support in managing the contract execution and ensuring compliance with contractual SLA and KPI’s;
  • Manage business partner dispute resolutions;
  • Give input to partner satisfaction survey process.

Governance & Compliance

  • Comply with the defined Financial Delegation of Authority (FDOA) process;
  • Ensure compliance to competitive bidding process;
  • Close audit issues relating to procurement process.


  • University degree in Procurement or any related field;
  • Full or part graduate Diploma of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (UK) – added advantage;
  • 3+ years’ experience in Strategic Procurement/Commercial or related field in a busy multinational environment;
  • Knowledge of Oracle or any other ERP system and Ms Excel;

How to Apply

Send your CV to by 14th January 2020.

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Procurement and Logistics
Updated: January 11, 2020 — 6:42 am