Check your search results here

Magadi Soda Buyer Job Vacancy in Kenya

Vacancy No 04/2011
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position of:
Buyer (1)
Department: Supply Chain
Section: Procurement
Grade: SS 49
Reporting to: Head of Procurement

Job Responsibilities
·         Arranging contracts/instructing user departments to place orders on the basis of tenders/quotations received and evaluated for out sourced services and contractors.
·         Preparation of Tender documents/Request for quotations in accordance with the laid down procedures in respect of a range of goods and services across the categories.
·         Liaison with user departments over matters such as specifications, quality control, contract arrangements, complaints and advising them on procurement matters i.e. outstanding order status.
·         Dealing with all routine correspondence affecting procurement.
·         Maintain and develop effective purchasing market research/database processes using the procurement process.
·         Maintaining a working knowledge of available goods and services. I.e. monitor stock levels in consultation with stores and support on time replenishment of stock items.
·         Participate in meetings to advice or report on the technical matters affecting procurement.
·         Expediting of outstanding orders ensuring delivery on time to meet project time lines and planned maintenance and continuously updating stakeholders
·         To undertake such other duties and responsibilities as may be determined by the Head of Procurement.
·         Processing of supplier payments where applicable, follow up on LC’s, duties & taxes payments
·         Liaison with clearing and freight forwarding agents to ensure in time customs clearance.
Minimum qualifications and experience
·         A professional qualification relevant to the Procurement Function i.e. Member of CIPS/Purchasing or similar.
·         Knowledge of contracting/legal considerations
·         Negotiation skills/procurement knowledge.
·         Understanding and commitment to the principles of equal opportunities, employee development and customer care.
·         Experience in a busy manufacturing environment. Minimum (two) 2 years.
·         Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, with people at all levels internally/externally.
·         Ability to solve problems within reasonable timelines.
·         Interpersonal skills to develop and promote an awareness of procurement across a wide user base.
·         High professional ethics and integrity beyond reproach
·         High energy levels, loyal and passionate about the success of the company
·         Well developed IT skills including experience with large database systems.
How to Apply
Applications are strictly online. Please access the applications at:
Applications must be submitted on the prescribed application form through the above link so as to reach the Director of Human Resources by 16:30hours on 8th April 2011.
Please note that paper application will NOT be considered.
For any clarifications on online applications, please contact the Human Resources Office.
Magadi Soda is an equal opportunity employer

You can also visit for more jobs

DO NOT MISS to Subscribe below for the latest jobs to your EMAIL for FREE

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner

Want to know the latest news, read great articles, features, jobs and careers? Then click here