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Procurement Assistant Job in Nairobi Kenya

Procurement Assistant


One Position
Reports to the Manager Bookstores

Job Summary

The person will directly support the procurement functions of the Bookstore unit.

Job Description

  • Responsible for the procurement of items for the UNES Bookstore
  • Ensuring that the procurement is done in a timely manner while ensuring value for money is attained for the bookstore within the Public Procurement guidelines.
  • Participating in the preparation and evaluation of quotations and proposals
  • Preparing procurement plans for the UNES Bookstore
  • Preparing monthly reports for submission to the Procurement Officer on purchases.
  • Inventory and stock control for bookstore with proper set re-order levels
  • Following up with suppliers on purchase of goods
  • Ensuring quality control in consultation with user and technical departments.
  • Preparation of and custodian of Purchase Orders.
  • Carrying out market and price surveys.
  • Giving feedback to both successful and unsuccessful bidders for items approved by the Procurement Committee.
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned by the Manager, Bookstore.
Job Specification
  • At least a diploma in Purchasing and Supplies from a recognized institution preferably from the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies.
  • At least three years experience in a busy Bookshop.
  • Ability to work under pressure without supervision
  • Knowledge of Public procurement rules and Regulations
  • Computer literate
For ALL the above position submit ALL of the following with your application:
  • Cover letter detailing why you want to be considered for the position, as well as current and expected gross salary.
  • Detailed CV including at minimum:
  • Biographical data including: Full names, current mailing address, current telephone contacts, email address
  • Employment history to date. Ensure that specific start and end dates are included.
  • Educational history to date, clearly detailing programme, certificate obtained, and completion date.
  • Names of 3 referees.
  • Copies of ALL academic and professional certificates and testimonials.
  • Completed Personal Data Form (attached).
  • Indicate the Job Reference Number of the Envelope.
All applications to reach the undersigned on or before 10th May, 2013.

Head, Human Resources & Administration Services,
University of Nairobi Enterprises and Services (UNES) Ltd.
P. O. Box 68241 - 00200
City Square Nairobi

Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted
UNES is an equal opportunity employer

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