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Management Trainee Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title: Management Trainee (Procurement)

Job Code: MT(P)/BD/160115
 
Number of Positions Open: 1

Reports To: Procurement Officer
 
Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Summary:
 Our client is looking for a Management Trainee in the field of Procurement.
 
Job Summary: Responsible for acquiring materials and documents to fulfill requests for purchases, including preparing purchase orders and handling inquiries about orders. 

Follows through with purchase from order placement to fulfillment and ensures order arrives undamaged and on time while ensuring compliance to the company compliance guidelines.

Primary Responsibilities:

The responsibilities of the Management Trainee will include the following:
  • Receive and review internal demand sheets from demand owners and ensure that they are duly approved for processing.
  • Source for quotations for the required items if they are not part of contract approved price lists and perform due diligence on the selected suppliers.
  • Evaluate quotes and negotiate for the best rates in the interest of the company.
  • Create supplier decision forms and get required approvals for the purchase to proceed.
  • Create internal purchase order requisitions and get relevant approvals to enable creation of purchase orders.
  • Ensure purchase orders are duly approved and send to suppliers.
  • Respond to supplier inquiries about order status, changes, or cancellations.
  • Schedule or expedite deliveries and to resolve shortages, missed or late deliveries, and other problems related to released orders.
  • Confers with Procurement Officer to determine purchasing needs.
  • Demonstrate high integrity levels and transparency in the procurement process.
  • And any other duty assigned by Procurement Officer.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Relevant university degree
  • CIPS qualifications will be an added advantage
Skills and Certification
  • Strong analytical, communication, decision making and interpersonal skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
How to Apply:

Interested candidates holding the necessary requirements, good performance and / or references are encouraged to apply with detailed CV’s, inclusive of names and contacts of 3 referees, current telephone number and email address by scrolling down and clicking on:
 Management Trainee (Procurement)

Kindly include your current and expected remuneration in your application.

Be advised, this job is open to Kenyan nationals only

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