Procurement Officer Job in Kenya

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Procurement Officer Job in Kenya

Procurement Officer

JOB PURPOSE: 

This role is responsible for ensuring that goods and services are purchased in a timely and cost-effective manner, and they’re availed to user departments in the right quality and quantity. This role serves as the main contact between internal customers and external suppliers.

Description: 

REPORTING LINES:

REPORTS TO:

  • Senior Procurement Officer

FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • None

Duties & Responsibilities


  • Action all approved purchase requisitions, submit to prospective suppliers and expedite response for the same;
  • Maintain good Supplier relations and negotiating contracts
  • Evaluate and analyse the quotations submitted by proposed vendors and process local purchase orders.
  • Research & evaluate Prospective Suppliers
  • Compile documentation for approval by the Procurement Committee where required;
  • Prepare tender documents and send out to prospective bidders;
  • Receive bids from vendors, carry out evaluation and submit recommendation for awards;
  • Preparation of Annual Procurement plans
  • Conduct Due Diligence for Suppliers as required
  • Provide support in disposal of assets declared either obsolete/no more annually or biannually); and
  • Participate in the Procurement Committee as alternate Secretary to the Senior Procurement Officer.
  • Assist in Supervision of Procurement Department in the absence of the Senior Procurement Officer

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in purchasing and Supplies or in a relevant field.
  • Full (CIPS- Level 6) qualification and KISM Membership
  • Minimum of Four (4) years relevant experience in procurement; 1 Year of supervisory experience added advantage
  • Membership with a professional body; CIPS & KISM
  • Experience using an ERP system; with knowledge and experience in E-procurement Systems as an added advantage.

Competences

  • Demonstrate high levels of integrity and confidentiality
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, presentation and communication skills
  • Basic analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills;
  • Team working and ability to work in diverse teams
  • Flexibility, adaptability, multi-tasking and attention to detail

How to Apply

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