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Secretary Job in Nairobi Kenya – Purchasing

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation with the exclusively humanitarian mission to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance. 

It also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening International Humanitarian Law and universal humanitarian principles.

The ICRC Logistic Centre in Nairobi (Industrial Area) is seeking an experienced & highly motivated individual to fill the position of
Purchasing Secretary.

  • Compiles and reconciles suppliers’ invoices against purchasing documentation;
  • Ensure that payment documents are processed according to ICRC financial regulations and purchasing procedures;
  • Prepares and distributes incoming and outgoing correspondence for the unit;
  • Supports purchasers in supplier registration process, ensure regular update of supplier’s registration files;
  • Maintains unit’s “contacts” database;
  • Trains new purchasing personnel in use of the tools (lotus notes, databases);
  • Supervises the purchasing clerk;
  • Prepares statistics reports for the unit;
Minimum Requirements:
  • Holder of a relevant Degree from a recognized university;
  • At least 4 years experience in a similar field ;
  • Knowledge in accounting is an added advantage;
  • Knowledge of purchasing process is an asset;
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English;
  • Excellent computer skills;
The Profile:
  • Good team leader,
  • strong sense of responsibility and adaptability, 
  • ability to work independently ,
  • good analytical skills, 
  • high organisational skills.
Interested persons with the required background and experience are invited to submit their application to Human Resources Office on the address or e-mail below, on or before 06th March 2015.

Please include a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, current and expected remuneration and contact details of three referees.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

International Committee of the Red Cross, Logistics Centre, 
P.O. Box 34071, Nairobi, 00100(GPO), 


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