Procurement Team Lead Job in Kenya

The Position

Reporting to the chief accountant, the overall purpose of this role is to manage all the local procurement and inventory of the company.

Key Responsibilities

Develop, lead and execute purchasing strategies

Prepare and issue local purchasing orders to suppliers

Negotiate credit terms with suppliers

Oversee the delivery of items to various projects

Coordinate with projects teams to ensure items supplied are as per the required specifications

Maintain adequate stock of fast-moving items

Record delivery details on the ERP system

Part take in the quarterly stock taking activity

Prepare monthly and quarterly reports of the deliveries made to various projects

Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal terms

Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers

Ensure proper record keeping of items purcahsed for office use

Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand and maintain buffer stock at all times.

Maintain supplier database, purchase records, and related documentation

Maintain warranty record for all the purchased items

Coordinate and work with the store manager for all inventory related matters

Core Competencies

Degree in business administration or a related field.

Experience as a Purchasing officer or in a similar position for minimum 3 years.

Deep knowledge of inventory and supply chain management.

Professional attitude and appearance

Solid written and verbal communication skills

Excellent organizational skills

Multitasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks

Supervisory and management experience.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office and purchasing software.

Strong critical thinking and negotiation skills.

Strong planning and organizational skills.

Ability to work independently.

Note: The candidate should have a minimum of 2 -3 years of experience in similar position.

Budget – 80 -100K Gross

How To Apply

To apply, send your Cover Letter and Resume to