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Procurement Assistant Job in Kenya

Job Opening: Procurement Assistant 

Reporting to the Procurement Officer

Our client, an  engineering construction company would like to recruit a Procurement Assistant. 

The purpose of the position is to assist in the process that ensures that all Procurement of goods and services in the organization across all activities and departments meets standards of quality, price, timeliness and volume and other standards as required.  

The candidate MUST possess Diploma in Procurement & Supplies Management or related field from a recognized institution of higher learning supported with atleast two years experience equivalent experience.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Process initial purchase requests, process requisitions in to Purchase orders using INFLOW and follow up with vendors for delivery.
  • Vendor invoices reconciliation against deliveries for payment processing.
  • Perform procurement activities relating to request for quotations and price quotes.
  • Correspond with vendors regarding to prices, product availability and delivery.
  • Recording keeping including filling, updating records.
  • Perform Cost benefit analysis for different purchases and conduct market research.
  • Assist with Procurement committee secretarial work as requested.
  • Keep updating the Procurement Officer with procurement plans performance month by month or as agreed.
  • Coordinate and schedule meetings and appointments as requested.
  • Respond to queries directed to Procurement & Logistics and escalate where necessary.
  • Diploma in Procurement & Supplies Management.
  • Minimum 2 years working experience in the same capacity in a busy organization.
  • Proven previous experience in a construction firm, will be a definite advantage.
  • Ability to work with local suppliers and building of long term competitive supply relations.
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Excel, MS word, Outlook & other computer applications.
  • Effective organizational and communication skills
  • Logistics skills are an added advantage
Qualified candidates ,we welcome your application-cover letter and CV, send by email to: and cc ; before Friday 14th January, 2015, clearly indicating the position applied for .

Salary offered Kes 25,000 Per month

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