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Assistant Purchasing Manager Job in Kenya

Our client in the hospitality industry is seeking to fill the vacancy of an Assistant Purchasing Manager.

Duties and responsibilities: 

  • Seek best products and services with the least costs from reliable suppliers.
  • Negotiate prices, and grant contracts that ensure the right amount of the product or service is received when it is needed. 
  • Finding good suppliers and evaluate them on multiple criteria (price, quality, service support, availability, reliability, selection, etc.). 
  • Be familiar with the technical aspects of the goods or services purchased. 
  • Storing past bids and offers, tracking supplier performance
  • Supervises subordinate personnel including delegating assignments, training, monitoring and evaluating performance. 
  • Ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations, standards and guidelines in the purchasing field. 
  • Monitors frequency of purchases and recommends possible options to increase effectiveness of purchasing power.
  • Responsible for sourcing and establish professional relationship with competitive suppliers who offer quality and credit terms suitable to the company 
  • Responsible for effective periodical market survey and proficient bargaining to optimize the company’s profits 
  • Responsible for the fore planning of the departments expectations and rendered services to the respective units
  • Responsible for transportation logistical arrangements for the company 
  • Ensures that there are no alterations of documents and where they exist, are properly approved 
  • Ensures that items required are obtained when needed, in right quantities and best prices; 
Qualifications and Skills 
  • Bachelors Degree in Supplies, procurement or related course 
  • Professional Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies management 
  • Four to seven years experience 
  • Good organizational skills which will enable positive performance management. 
  • Good communication skills and a Good negotiator 
  • Knowledge of all markets both local & international 
  • Knowledge of the legal aspects related to the job function 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Software: Word and Excel and other material management software systems
If you believe you qualify for this position, please send your CV and details of your current and expected remuneration to

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and Please Do Not email certificates or academic credentials, CV’s only.

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