Procurement Officer Job in Kenya

 Job Title: Procurement Officer

Hiring Organization: The Science for Africa Foundation
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Non Profit Organisation
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES Competitive
Date Posted: 11/06/2023

The Procurement Officer is responsible for sourcing and purchasing goods and services essential to our mission while ensuring compliance with organizational policies and government regulations. The ideal candidate will provide day-to-day procurement support to user departments and external stakeholders with the main aim of achieving SFA Foundation’s procurement management objectives which encompass efficiency, effectiveness, equity and cost-effectiveness in all procurements.

Qualifications – Academic and Professional

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in business administration, supply chain management, or related field from a recognized institution.
  • Must be a CIPS/KISM member


  • A minimum of Five (5) years of relevant experience.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Attributes
  • Must have a high level of integrity.
  • Must understand and demonstrate the Foundation’s values such as respect, accountability, excellence, diversity and inclusion.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to build strategic relationships.
  • Must be an effective communicator and have excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Must be a critical thinker and innovative.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to make decisions, plan, organise and manage work.
  • Must have a high level of adaptability, engagement readiness and fast thinking.
  • Must have the capability to initiate action and be keen on quality.
  • Must be attentive to details.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to collaborate and build trust with others.

How To Apply

Should you meet the competencies above, please submit a cover letter and a current Curriculum Vitae not exceeding 5 pages including three professional referees to
The cover letter should be no more than two pages long and explain why you are interested in this post and how your skills and experience make you a good fit. The documents should be saved in MS Word or PDF in the following format: Your First Name-Your Last Name-Document Name-Date (mmyy) e.g., DeusWan-CV-092022-SFA
Foundation or Deus-Wan-CoverLetter-092022-SFA Foundation.
SFA Foundation has a commitment to safeguarding people and our environment and this forms part of our background checks.