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Kenya Railways Procurement Officer Job Vacancy

Procurement Officer
Duties & Responsibilities
The Procurement Officer will report to the Procurement Manager to assist in the management and co-ordination of the procurement function to ensure efficient and effective delivery of goods, services and works for the Corporation in line with the Public Procurement Act (2005) the Public Procurement Regulations.
·         Ensuring timely, efficient and effective procurement of goods, services and works and disposal of obsolete and idle assets
·         Coordinating with user departments on procurement requirements;
·         Preparing tender documents and maintaining procurement/disposal related documents.

·         Assisting in providing technical advice and secretariat services for all procurement and disposal related committees;
·         Placing and processing Local Purchase Orders Conducting supplier evaluation and rating;
·         Supervising cash purchases /stores management/ inspection and issuance of goods.
·         Bachelors Degree in Commerce or Business related studies
·         Diploma in Purchasing and Supply Management or equivalent
·         5 years post qualification experience 3 of which should be in a similar position
·         Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
·         High integrity
·         Familiarity with public procurement guidelines and procedures
·         Team player
·         Strong analytical and negotiation skills
·         Computer literacy and familiarity with standard office computer applications
·         Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Terms of offer
An attractive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and responsibilities of the position will be negotiated with the right candidate.
Interested and qualified candidates MUST complete the Kenya Railways application form, attach their testimonials and certificates and address their applications to the:
Managing Director
Kenya Railways Corporation
P.O. Box 30121, 00100,
to be received by Friday 27th May, 2011.
Note: Those who had applied for these positions previously need not apply.
Only the short listed candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
Kenya Railways Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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