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Purchasing Assistant Job in Nairobi Kenya (KShs 60K)

Purchasing Assistant

Location: Nairobi

Contract Duration: 2 years

Job Description: Within the Administration the Purchasing Department deals with all purchase related issues and tasks according to the best value for money criteria in an international environment with potential suppliers countrywide.

Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Solicitation and evaluation of quotes.
  • Processing of purchase orders.
  • Checking order acknowledgments and following-up on deliveries.
  • Filing ordering documentation.
  • Contacting distributors and producers.
  • Helping suppliers solving related purchasing issues.
  • Assisting the purchase officers in their daily tasks.
  • Maintaining master data.

Qualifications and Experience

The ideal applicant should have experience in garment or related industry as assistant purchaser/ buyer.

The post requires:
  • Degree or diploma in Purchasing and or supplies management
  • Two years experience
  • Knowledge and experience in procurement of supplies and services.
  • Commercial understanding.
  • Good communication skills in English.
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience of MS Office applications and the Materials Management module of an ERP system, ideally SAP.
  • Flexibility and ability to work in a team.
  • Efficiency and flexibility in executing tasks.
  • High motivation and service-oriented personality.

Application Instructions

Please apply to careersinafrika@gmail.com

Additional Information

Our client is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to the post.


Please note that the salary to this position is Ksh 60,000 on a fixed term contract of 2 years but may be renewed, depending on circumstances at the time of the review.

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