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Procurement Officer Vacancy Announcement

Our client is a leading private university located in Nairobi.

Position Overview:

Reporting to the Procurement Manager, the ideal candidate will participate in effective management of the procurement process of the university’s requirements through internal need consolidation, supplier identification, procurement process management and quality assurance in line with the university mission.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Participate in design, reviews and oversee the implementation of procurement policies and procedures.
  • Participate in planning, directing, and managing the central procurement activities of the institution.
  • Liaise with relevant user departments in procurement process of goods and services.

  • Ensure that purchased goods meet quality standards and specifications.
  • Maintain accurate purchase and stores records.
  • Monitor inventory level for office supplies for timely replenishment.
  • Analyze quotations and select appropriate suppliers.
  • Ensure timely dispatch of orders to appropriate suppliers.
  • Participate in design the bid evaluation process and where necessary the supplier accreditation system.
  • Participate in research and evaluation of commodity areas and makes recommendations for standardization and additions to Qualified Products List.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time
Educational and Professional Qualifications: 
  • A Bachelors Degree in a relevant field
  • Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies
Work Experience:

At least three years of experience in a similar environment. (Experience in academic institutions or set ups with highly specialized technical staff operating in a dynamic market environment would be an added advantage)

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Integrity.
  • Planning and organizational skills
  • Proactive, initiative and good networking skills.
  • Monthly gross salary of between Kes 50-75,000/= per month, plus benefits
If you meet the above criteria, and would like to be a part of the team, please send an application with a detailed C.V stating your experience, qualifications, current remuneration, list of at least 3 referees, day-time telephone numbers and email address to :- on or before Wednesday, 8th September, 2010.

Only short listed candidates will be acknowledged.

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