Procurement Officer Job in Kajiado, Kenya

Job Title: Procurement Officer

Nature of Job: Full Time

Industry: ICT Company

Salary: KShs 30k – 35k

Job Location: Kajiado

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure timely purchase of goods for both local and imported goods
  • Receiving and processing internal purchase requisitions
  • Sourcing for quotations (bids) and evaluation of quotes received from vendors
  • Preparing procurement plans
  • Setting up and keeping track of vendor contracts
  • Issuing LPOs in Schedule and doing data entry in the SAP system
  • Conduct continuous research so as to determine the best products after reviewing all possible options in the market
  • Ensure purchase of products and services that are of highest quality
  • Develop and implement procurement policies
  • Ensure annual pre- qualification, evaluation and re- evaluation of suppliers
  • Ensure timely stock – take and action on the stock variance
  • Clear all dead stock in time
  • Managing inventories of all products and services in the company
  • Maintaining company budgets by ensuring accurate ordering and timely deliveries
  • Maintain good relationship with vendors and suppliers to ensure the supplier stays within the terms of the contract
  • Overseeing the activities of the department
  • Ensure timely submission of procurement reports as per the company processes and procedures
  • Grow and develop the procurement team
  • Ensure 100% compliance with all procurement and financial obligations as per the law
  • Any other duty that may be assigned from time to time

Key Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Purchasing and Supplies/Supply Chain Management from a recognised University
  • 2-3 years experience in a busy procurement department
  • Computer literacy with basic SAP knowledge
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Very accurate in their work
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative and under pressure
  • Ability to lead and to contribute to the team

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should send their CV’s quoting relevant skills, qualifications and experience to

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Procurement and Logistics
Updated: October 20, 2020 — 9:18 am