Procurement Officer
Summit Recruitment & Search
Nairobi, Kenya
4d ago
source : BrighterMonday

Job Summary

Our client, a group of companies that are in different sectors i.e. Engineering, Construction, Oil & Gas, Agriculture, Security and Medical Equipment’s are seeking to recruit a Procurement Officer.

  • Minimum Qualification : Bachelor
  • Experience Level : Mid level
  • Experience Length : 3 years
  • Job Description

    The ideal candidate will be responsible for overseeingthe Purchasing function for obtaining equipment, Spares, Maintenance, Repairs& Operation Materials consumables and services requested by all departmentsand ensures that procurement is timely, competitive and of the required qualityand quantity.

    The ideal candidate must have prior experience working ina Technical (Engineering) Sector.

    Key Responsibilities :

  • Ensuringall control procedures set for procurement sections are always adhered to andreporting any deviation to the Managing Director immediately.
  • Monitorthe delivery of all goods and services to ensure that items are delivered asper orders and advice user departments of any deviation.
  • Ensurethat all suppliers have gone through the prequalification processes beforeengaging business with them.
  • Managethe local and overseas buying process ensuring it is timely, efficient,effective and budget compliant.
  • Ensurethat contractual obligations to suppliers are met at mutually beneficial termsboth to the company & to the supplier.
  • Maintainsound and cooperative relations with other departments providing informationand advice as necessary to ensure satisfactory service delivery.
  • Ensurethat there are enough stocks of consumable materials to mitigate againststock-outs.
  • Ensureuninterrupted flow of equipment’s, spares & services from external sourcesthrough effective management of the procurement processes.
  • Maintaineffective relationships with existing sources of goods & services anddevelop other sources either as alternatives or to meet emerging or plannedneeds.
  • Leadthe supplier prequalification exercise in liaison with department heads andensuring results are communicated to suppliers.
  • Always maintain the approvedsupplier list.

  • Coordinatepurchasing activities and e.g. annual tendering process, whilst ensuring thecompany’s cost structure is protected and that we obtain the best value formoney on all supplies.
  • Negotiatewith suppliers, raise purchase Indents, draft contracts with selected supplierswith approval from the Managing Director.
  • Managethe international buying process ensuring it is timely, efficient &complies with all regulatory requirements.
  • Ensureand confirm there is no replication of spares, equipment’s being purchased.
  • Involvethe technical team when purchasing spares and understand the use of anequipment / spares being purchased.
  • Vettingof suppliers. The company should receive utmost three quotations beforeengaging a supplier and ensure that the selected suppliers are credible,reliable and capable of delivering required goods and / or services.
  • Negotiatewith the supplies on the best payment terms and discounts.
  • Qualifications :

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree or Diploma in Purchasing & Supply Management.
  • Must have prior experience working in a Technical (Engineering) Sector.
  • Must have over 3 years’ experience in procurement, one of which should havebeen at a supervisory level.
  • Must be honest and possessing a high level of integrity.
  • Must have Good Negotiation skills.
  • Must have good interpersonal skills.
  • Must be a good team player.
  • Abilityto exercise sound judgment.
  • Computerliteracy and familiarity with standard office computer applications.
  • Abilityto work under pressure and to meet the deadline.
  • Monthly Gross Salary : Ksh. 60,000 80,000 / (Approx. 600 - 800 USD) depending on individual skills and experience.

    Career Level : Lower Mid-Level.

    Education : Bachelor’s Degree / DiplomaCertificate.

    Location : Nairobi, Kenya.

    Deadline : 26th December 2019.

    We endeavour to contact all our applicants, but unfortunatelyhigh volumes of applications make this unrealistic. If you do not hear from uswithin two weeks your application has not been successful on this occasion.

    This does not mean you will not be considered for future roles so please keepan eye on our job board and apply for positions that match your skills andexperience.

    SummitRecruitment & Search, as a policy, does not charge any fee as apre-employment or post-employment requirement

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