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Procurement Officer Career in Nairobi Kenya (KShs 50 - 70K)

Our client is an ICT firm based in Westlands.

The client is looking to employ a
procurement officer.

The Procurement Officer is responsible for effectively manage the purchasing and supplies management functions through the application of professional procurement and inventory management practices to maximise value from externally sourced products and services.

The position is responsible for developing focused strategies for procurement of products and services, supported with favourable service agreements and to offer advice and direction to staff and management, as required, with regard to procurement in support of the business objectives.

In addition, the job must coordinate cost effective disposal of assets in accordance with Bank policies and regulations.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Plan and carryout pre-procurement activities in line with and in support of business objectives.
  • Work closely with other departments to create and deliver procurement strategies, policies and procedures which support the aspirations of all business units.
  • Apply strategies which ensure continued supply of high quality and cost competitive products and services to the Bank.
  • Study market trends and establish practical market knowledge to determine reliable suppliers of goods and services for the Bank.
  • Facilitate user departments in needs assessment and to write clear specifications.
  • Interact with users to prioritize their needs and prepare analysis reports.
  • Develop prequalification lists according to Bank regulations and guidelines.
  • Document for approval procurement plans and schedules
  • In liaison with Head of Corporate Affairs develop tools and apply professional procurement techniques to the purchase of goods and services
  • Negotiate and apply appropriate supply agreements for goods and services. When in place ensure these are appropriately managed and updated.
  • Salary is a gross of 50-70k.
Qualifications & Experience
  • A good University degree in Procurement, Commerce, Business Administration or Accounting;.
  • A recognised professional qualification in procurement;
  • Membership of a professional procurement body;
  • Minimum of 3 years procurement experience in a senior role
  • Ability to work with suppliers and build long term competitive supply relationships.
  • Ability to analyse data and give presentations to all levels of management
  • Ability to influence, communicate effectively and work with minimum supervision.
Other Attributes
  • Excellent Negotiation skills
  • Analytical and presentation skills
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Results driven and pro-activity
  • Cultural awareness
  • Attention to detail
  • Concern for standards
  • High level of integrity
If qualified send CV only to indicating the title on the subject line. 

Do not attach certificates.

Corporate Staffing Services
Suite 3, 13th floor, Development House, Nairobi.

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