Procurement Officer Job in Kenya

Our client in the Construction Industry is seeking to recruit a highly talented professional to fill in the following position in their office:

Procurement Officer

Reporting to the Finance Director, The Procurement Officer will be responsible for the development and implementation of the procurement strategy that supports the achievement of the business objectives.

The incumbent will also ensure the delivery of timely and quality procurement services in compliance with the relevant laws and regulations, as well as with the relevant company policies, procedures and processes.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Coordinating the procurement of goods and services
  • Developing and implementing sourcing strategies/Policies
  • Initiating and managing relationship with key stakeholders for enhanced ease in procurement
  • Preparing reports on the procurement function to report on progress and challenges experienced
  • Negotiating contractual agreements, managing supplier contracts and service level agreements to ensure the company is protected from risks
  • Conducting market research to advise in the annual procurement planning process, and implementing a market intelligence program that advises on commodity prices and supply benchmarks
  • Coordinating with the construction team on tracking and effectively communicating on the productivity of equipment and materials
  • Enforcing the use of systems and eliminate all other off – system processes to enhance efficiency and effectiveness in the procurement process
  • Consolidating the annual procurement budget through the consideration of the input received from the various functions
  • Ensuring the payments made are compliant with the procurement and payment guidelines
  • Assessing the pre-bid phase the leasing of equipment, supplier availability for envisioned goods and transportation of materials;

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business related field
  • A professional qualification e.g. CPSP(K) OR CPA(K)
  • A minimum of 4 years’ relevant working experience in a similar sector i.e., Construction
  • Excellent report writing, presentation, communication and problem-solving skills

How to Apply

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to gwanjiku@kaithconsultants.com by Thursday 4th March 2021 clearly stating the subject heading “PROCUREMENT OFFICER”.

Include your daytime telephone contacts and addresses of three referees.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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Updated: February 20, 2021 — 1:12 pm