Technical Buyer Job in Kenya

Sheer Logic Management Consultants is seeking to engage dynamic individuals for Technical Buyer position for one of our clients

Role Purpose: The successful candidate will work with cross functional teams drawn from the business to develop, implement and manage procurement categories for network/technical ensuring the delivery of assurance of supply, quality, service, service, competitive cost and incremental savings as desired by the business.

Responsibilities

Sourcing and Contracting

  • Seeking quotations for non-repeat requirements from approved suppliers as per procurement policy;
  • Reviewing quotations, negotiating and closing contracts with the best suppliers where required; and
  • Ensure procurement of quality goods and services in a timely manner and at competitive prices.

Category Planning

  • Develop the category plans for Commercial areas;
  • Conduct situational analysis including industry dynamics, supplier research, and source country dynamics and investigate and secure new/alternative sources of supply, technology and services to increase margins through the lowering of costs by introduction of new products or alternative procurement sources beneficial to the company;
  • Work with future or current suppliers to develop effective business relations; and
  • Liaise with the IT Department to develop and ensure sign off of the Annual Procurement Plan.

Category Monitoring

  • Ensure compliance to contract terms and conditions by both suppliers and internal customers;
  • Validate pricing and reconciliation of strategic contracts before order processing and at supplier invoicing; and
  • Develop and track cost savings.

Enforce Procure to Pay process

  • Timely processing of quality purchase orders in Oracle;
  • Continually progressing orders with relating suppliers to ensure goods and services are delivered as per PO lead-time and updates users on status; and
  • Review open purchase orders with users and suppliers for closure or receipt as applicable.

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; and
  • Give input to the partner satisfaction survey process.

Requirements

  • Must have 4-6 years’ demonstrable experience in technical buying (I.T);
  • Bachelor’s degree in Procurement, Supply Chain or any other business related field from a recognized University;
  • Full or part graduate Diploma of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (UK) – added advantage; and
  • Knowledge of Oracle or any other ERP system and Ms Excel.

How to Apply

Send your updated CV to recruitment@sheerlogicltd.com by 28th Sept 2020.

Clearly indicate the job title.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted


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Nairobi

Nairobi, Kenya
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Nairobi County

Kenya
ICT and Technology, Procurement and Logistics
Updated: September 24, 2020 — 11:11 pm