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Procurement Officer Job in Nairobi, Kenya (KES 100K)

Job Title: Procurement Officer 
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Job Overview: Our Client, running a chain of pharmacies across the country is looking to recruit a Procurement Officer. 
Key Accountabilities
  • Ensure the implementation of sound and acceptable best practices in procurement practice and stores management.
  • Ensure the organization obtains value for money in every procurement done, besides adhering to quality standards set by the organization
Specific Duties
  • Strategically centralize purchasing activity across the company & budget for the department
  • Develop and manage all third party vendor procurement agreements, purchasing and vendor contractual initiatives
  • With existing vendors ensure contractual rates are communicated where applicable, manage manufacturing efficiencies, price negotiations, and request for purchasing
  • Proactively resolve internal & external customer related needs and offer proactive solutions
  • Overall supervision of the stores operations
  • Develop key production outsourcing initiatives in the event outsourcing activities need to take place
  • Aggressive cost management to forecast market influences & in depth knowledge of key materials
  • Develop a leadership pipeline for the team
  • Develop and execute purchasing policies and procedures to standardize purchasing activity
Skills, Abilities and Qualifications
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Honesty, confidentiality and integrity
  • Demonstrated high level of maturity and good leadership skills
  • Ability to work within strict deadlines
  • Excellent organizational, planning and analytical skills
  • Ability to drive change
  • A good team player
  • Customer focused
  • Attention to detail
  • Leadership skills should be flexible in terms of ideas concepts and working hours
  • Bachelor’s Degree in purchasing and supplies
  • Diploma in supplies and procurement 
  • Member of professional body
Skills and Knowledge
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Management and Leadership skills
  • Technical skills, Planning skills and Analytical skills
  • Should have 5 years experience in FMCG environment
Salary: Kshs 100,000 gross

Please send an up to date CV, stating your current salary, accompanied by at least 3 referee telephone numbers/email addresses to: 
Summit Recruitment & Training. 
Blixen Court, Offices 1, 2 & 3, Karen Road, 
Karen, Nairobi.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

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