Optiven Construction Procurement Officer Job in Kenya

Optiven Construction

Job Vacancy: Procurement Officer

Job Summary: We are seeking a detail-oriented, thorough, and organized procurement officer to oversee purchases and develop new contracts. In this position, the successful candidate will play a key role in procuring high-quality and cost-efficient supplies for our Construction SBU.

S/he will follow procurement procedures, maintain an updated list of current and incoming inventory, and be responsible for approving purchases.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Estimate and establish cost parameters and budgets for purchases.
  • Create and maintain good relationships with vendors/suppliers.
  • Make professional decisions in a fast-paced environment.
  • Maintain records of purchases, pricing, and other important data.
  • Review and analyze all vendors/suppliers, supply, and price options.
  • Develop plans for purchasing equipment, services, and supplies.
  • Negotiate the best deal for pricing and supply contracts.
  • Ensure that the products and supplies are high quality.
  • Maintain and update a list of suppliers and their qualifications, delivery times, and potential future development.
  • Work with team members and managers in charge to complete duties as needed.
  • Coming up with procurement policies and centralizing the procurement to the procurement department.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Required Job Skills & Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Purchasing and Procurement or equivalent.
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of procurement processes, policy, and systems
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as a procurement officer or related position
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel)
  • Ability to analyze problems and strategize for better solutions.
  • Ability to negotiate, establish, and administer contracts.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
  • Accurate and precise attention to detail
  • Ability to work well with management and staff at all levels
  • Goal-oriented, organized team player

Applications

If you believe you have high performance culture, positive mental attitude and are self-driven, kindly CLICK HERE to apply online on or before 25th September 2020.

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Updated: September 12, 2020 — 5:06 pm