Procurement Officer Job in Kenya

Purpose of the Job

Responsible for coordination of office operations, procurement and resources mobilization to facilitate effectiveness and efficiency

Duties and Responsibilities

Operational Roles and Responsibilities

Implementing office administrative and procurement procedures and policies at Chai Sacco as may be directed by the head of department

Supporting the HR and Admin Manager in overseeing the renewal of office licenses and relevant business licenses

Ensuring that office supplies and inventory are adequately replenished

Preparing requests for proposals/quotations and prepare comparison of various quotations

Maintaining procurement records and managing Society inventory

Preparing reports on procurement activities as per guidelines

Conducting research to ascertain best products and services in terms of best value, quality and deliver

Forecasting price trends


Attending internal meetings, taking minutes and following up on actionable areas

Other duties as specified in the public procurement and disposal law

Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Key Result Areas

The accountability areas are as follows:

Maintenance of sound Procurement and administration policies

Effective cost control

Effective utilization of resources

Job Specifications

Education

Bachelor’s degree in Purchasing and Supply or its equivalent from a recognized institution

Member of a recognized institute of purchasing and supply

Skills Required

Excellent planning and logistical skills

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Strong written and reporting skills

Ability to work under pressure, working accurately with attention to detail and meeting deadlines

Minimum Experience Required

Minimum 3 years relevant experience in application of procurement regulations

How To Apply

Interested candidates who meet the set criteria to submit their application letter together with detailed curriculum vitae with at least three contacts of professional referees, copies of academic and professional certificates to:

The HR & Administration Manager,

Chai SACCO Society Ltd, P.O Box 278-00200, Nairobi.

All applications should be submitted on email: hr@chai-sacco.co.ke with subject heading clearly marked “Procurement Officer”.

All applications should be submitted on email: hr@chai-sacco.co.ke with subject heading clearly marked “Branch Manager”.

The candidate must also attach a summary of their data as per attached data form available at https://chai-sacco.co.ke/index.php/downloads/career?download=233:data-summary-sheet (Summary data sheet must be filled in MS word format and sent as MS word format. i.e Do not scan it)

Application deadline: Friday 19th July 2024 at 5:00pm