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Procurement Deputy Manager Job Vacancy in Kenya

Hawkins Associates Ltd

Deputy Manager - Procurement

Ref. No:145/DA/FN

Reporting to the General Manager, Finance & Strategy, the Deputy Manager - Procurement will create value for the company through the use of best practices in the procurement and distribution of all goods and services required to support the various business units in achieving their business goals.

The key responsibilities of the position include:-
  • Developing and implementing strategic procurement policies, plans and budgets;
  • In consultation with user departments, developing standards against which each product or service and their suppliers will be evaluated;
  • Managing supplier performance including reviewing contracts and service level agreements;
  • Developing and implementing stratagies to achieve cost savings in procurement of goods and services;
  • Continuously reviewing and improving the utilization of information technology in monitoring and tracking costs as well as maintaining an up-to-date inventory;
  • Ensuring that stocks are monitored continuously and early action taken to avoid disruption in services;
  • Measuring user department's satisfaction with procurement services and striving to raise this on an on-going basis.
We invite applications from Kenya citizens of unquestionable integrity, who are currently in employment, hold a university degree and membership of a professional body such as the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply(CIPS) or similar.

They should have at least five years experience in the purchasing of both goods and services acquired in the commercial sector.

Excellent knowledge of sourcing best practices, familiarity with global economic trends and the proven ability to negotiate with and convince senior corporate executives will be the key requirements for success.

An attractive salary and benefits package will be offered to the successful candidate.

Send your application letter and CV- do not attach certificates/testimonials and state how your experience matches the specification, quoting job Ref. No. to

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