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Procurement Manager Job in Kenya

Africa Infectious Disease Village Clinics Limited (AID Village Clinics) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Africa Infectious Disease Village Clinics, Inc., a U.S. public charity, and operates a regional health care complex in Mbirikani, Kenya approximately 200 km southeast of Nairobi.

You can obtain more details about the charity’s activities by visiting our website –
 www.aidvillageclinics.org

AID Village Clinics is searching for a dynamic, results-driven individual to join our team.

We offer competitive salaries and on-site housing is provided while working at the clinic.

We are currently recruiting for the following position:

Procurement Manager

Responsibilities:
  • Manage local procurement and formulate sourcing strategies that take advantage of economies of scale and best purchase practices.
  • Work with heads of departments and Chicago Office to forecast demand of procurement services and to ascertain that goods are received as ordered and payments processed only for certified confirmation of deliveries or services.
  • Ensure deliveries of ordered goods are done on time.
  • Monitor inventory requirements, and ensure that stocks are implemented accurately with high level of accountability to ensure no overstocking or stock outs.
  • Ensure implementation of the Company’s procurement policies and procedures for effective management of procurement services in the organization.
  • Exhibit working understanding of the Kenyan Customs procedures and coordinate import process for goods coming from outside of Kenya.
  • Coordinate with the Chicago Office on anticipated inventory outages in a timely manner.
  • Coordinate physical counts periodically.
  • The position will require spending time in our Nairobi offices as well as at the Mbirikani clinic site.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree in Business, Economics or related discipline from a recognized institution.
  • Post graduate qualification in Purchasing and Supplies Management and membership in a procurement professional body, i.e. Kenya Institute of Supplies Management or Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies (UK).
  • 5 Years in purchasing environment and experience in purchasing hospital supplies will be a plus.
  • The candidate should be comfortable dealing with data, with an intermediate understanding of Excel spreadsheets, and should be conversant with computerized procurement and logistics packages.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A person of high integrity and honesty.
  • Keen on detail with a high degree of accuracy.
Interested individuals can send applications, with accompanying CV and testimonials to:

The Health Care Administrator,
AID Village Clinics Limited;
P.O. Box 27636 - 00506; Nyayo, Nairobi,
Kenya

or email to: honyango@aidvcnairobi.org

Closing Date: Friday, May 20, 2011

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