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Procurement Manager Job in Kenya – NGO

Position: Procurement Manager
Reporting to: Director of Finance and Operations
Location: Kisumu
Our Client, Global Programs for Research & Training, is an international NGO wholly owned and controlled affiliate of the University of California San Francisco (UCSF).
UCSF Global Programs is seeking to recruit a highly competent Procurement Manager
Job Purpose: Management of the all procurement at Global Programs offices including field offices.
Qualifications and Experience Required:
·         Bachelor’s degree in procurement or supply chain management.
·         Master’s degree in supply chain management, business administration, or other related field is preferred.
·         Member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies (CIPS) or equivalent is an added advantage.
·         At least 7 years of experience in procurement and supply chain management in a large complex public health institution.
·         Demonstrated experience in effective vendor management
·         3-5 years of supervisory experience
Skills and Attributes:
·         Personal integrity and transparency with direct supervisor(s)
·         Fluency in both written and spoken English
·         Staff supervisory skills
·         Knowledge of procurement best practice
·         Planning, organization and analytical skills

·         Customer service and negotiation skills
·         Team player
·         Keen attention to detail and ability to function in a complex procurement department
·         Proficient in computer usage for business including Microsoft Office Suite and email
Roles and Responsibilities:
·         Manage the supply chain function including procurement of goods, works and services, asset tagging, and inventory management, to include disposal of equipment and inventory as per policy.
·         Ensure compliance with Global Programs procurement regulations and donor requirements.
·         Spearhead vendor prequalification and maintain an accurate and up to date pre-qualified vendor database
·         Designs, recommends and implements automated procurement systems.
·         Assist the program teams to develop and implement specifications for procurement
·         Responsible for contract negotiation, review and management in conjunction with the program team.
·         Coordinate and manage the request for proposal (RFP) process.
·         Prepare and share regular procurement reports with relevant staff.
·         Liaise with the finance team to streamline vendor payment processes
·         Liaise with staff on the procurement policy to ensure adherence
·         Provide supervision and training for all procurement staff.
·         Any other duty allocated by the Director of Finance and Operations.
To apply for this position, send a detailed CV and cover letter, stating your current position, current remuneration and contact details to by Wednesday, November 23, 2016.
NB: Flexi Personnel does not charge candidates for job placement

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