Procurement Officer
Summit Recruitment & Search
Nairobi CBD
4d ago
source : Pigiame

Responsibilities :

  • Ensuring all control procedures set for procurement sections are always adhered to and reporting any deviation to the Managing Director immediately.
  • Monitor the delivery of all goods and services to ensure that items are delivered as per orders and advice user departments of any deviation.
  • Ensure that all suppliers have gone through the prequalification processes before engaging business with them.
  • Manage the local and overseas buying process ensuring it is timely, efficient, effective and budget compliant.
  • Ensure that contractual obligations to suppliers are met at mutually beneficial terms both to the company & to the supplier.
  • Maintain sound and cooperative relations with other departments providing information and advice as necessary to ensure satisfactory service delivery.
  • Ensure that there are enough stocks of consumable materials to mitigate against stock-outs.
  • Ensure uninterrupted flow of equipment’s, spares & services from external sources through effective management of the procurement processes.
  • Maintain effective relationships with existing sources of goods & services and develop other sources either as alternatives or to meet emerging or planned needs.
  • Lead the supplier prequalification exercise in liaison with department heads and ensuring results are communicated to suppliers.
  • Always maintain the approved supplier list.

  • Coordinate purchasing activities and e.g. annual tendering process, whilst ensuring the company’s cost structure is protected and that we obtain the best value for money on all supplies.
  • Negotiate with suppliers, raise purchase Indents, draft contracts with selected suppliers with approval from the Managing Director.
  • Manage the international buying process ensuring it is timely, efficient & complies with all regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure and confirm there is no replication of spares, equipment’s being purchased.
  • Involve the technical team when purchasing spares and understand the use of an equipment / spares being purchased.
  • Vetting of suppliers. The company should receive utmost three quotations before engaging a supplier and ensure that the selected suppliers are credible, reliable and capable of delivering required goods and / or services.
  • Negotiate with 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 have been 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.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment.
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with standard office computer applications.
  • Ability to 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 / Diploma Certificate.

    Location : Nairobi, Kenya.

    Deadline : 26th December 2019.

    We endeavour to contact all our applicants, but unfortunately high volumes of applications make this unrealistic. If you do not hear from us within 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 keep an eye on our job board and apply for positions that match your skills and experience.

    Summit Recruitment & Search, as a policy, does not charge any fee as a pre-employment or post-employment requirement

    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.

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