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Procurement Manager Job in Kisumu, Kenya

Job Title: Procurement Manager

Procurement and logistics

Reports to: Procurement and Logistics Director

Remuneration:1,500 - 2,000 USD per month

Location: Kisumu, Kenya

Job Purpose: To plan, organize, direct, controls and evaluates the activities of a purchasing department and develops and implements the purchasing policies of the company.

Responsibilities (Functions and duties): Describe the main roles and responsibilities of this position

  • Analyzes market and delivery systems in order to assess present and future material availability.
  • Controls purchasing department budgets.
  • Develops and implements purchasing and contract management instructions, policies, and procedures.
  • Directs and coordinates activities of personnel engaged in buying and storing materials, equipment, machinery, and supplies.
  • Participates in the development of specifications for equipment, products or substitute materials.
  • Prepares reports regarding market conditions and merchandise costs.
  • Resolves vendor or contractor grievances, and claims against suppliers.
  • Reviews purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to company policy.
  • Reviews, evaluates, and approves specifications for issuing and awarding bids.
  • Administers on-line purchasing systems.
  • Arranges for disposal of surplus materials.
  • Locates vendors of materials, equipment or supplies, and interview them in order to determine product availability and terms of sales.
  • Maintains records of goods ordered and received.
  • Prepares and processes requisitions and purchase orders for supplies and equipment.
  • Prepares bid awards requiring board approval.
  • Represents companies in negotiating contracts and formulating policies with suppliers.
Experience: Minimum of 5 years working experience in a busy environment


Bachelor’s degree in Procurement Management


Specialist knowledge required: 
  • Knowledge of business and management principles
  • ICT skills,
Behavioural Competencies:
  • Communication skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Initiators
  • Proactive
  • Integrity
All CV to be sent to

Deadline: 01/04/2012

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