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Local Buyer Job in Changamwe Mombasa Kenya


The Kenya Petroleum Refineries Ltd which operates East Africa’s only Petroleum refinery situated in Changamwe, Mombasa boasts of cutting edge world class technology in mechanical and chemical engineering.

It is a private limited company that refines crude oil into various petroleum products which are supplied to the country and region.

In anticipation of a growth in its core business the company is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the following immediate vacancy at its Changamwe plant:

Local Buyer - Services

Professional Area: Contracting & Procurement

Brief Description:

The Buyer's role is to manage the procurement of services in a manner that assists in the achievement of corporate Contracts & Procurement objectives and the delivery of set targets.

The Buyer is responsible for the efficient administration of all local services procurement processes/activities within the organization in strict compliance with the company's procurement procedures and governance processes.

The position reports to Contracts Supervisor.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Execute services procurement processes efficiently and effectively
  • Efficiently manage Requisition-to-Pay transaction processing in Maximo
  • Ensure prompt delivery and compliance with all contracting prerequisites
  • Assist Contracts Supervisor in preparing contracts
  • Maintenance of procedures for contracts administration
  • Ensure compliance and achievement of continuous improvement.
  • Preparation of management reports
  • Participation and maintenance of high HSE standards
Desired Education Skills and Experience:
  • Candidates will be between 30 and 35 years old with a degree in Procurement & Supplies Management.
  • Applicants must have at least up to 5 years experience in a busy ERP procurement environment preferably in a manufacturing set up. You must be a registered member of Kenya Institute of Supplies Management.
  • Applicants with knowledge of Maximo will have an added advantage.
  • Highly organized, with high degree of initiative.
  • Strong interpersonal, analytical, team building, oral and written communication skills are a requirement for this position
Closing on Apr 18 2012

Click Here to Apply Online

Only online applications will be accepted.

Kenya Petroleum Refineries Limited is an equal opportunity employer.

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