Procurement Executive Job in Kenya

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Procurement Executive Job in Kenya

Our Client is a leading food service retailer in Kenya. 

They would like to recruit a
 Procurement Executive.

  • Evaluate vendor’s quotation to ensure that they are in line with the technical and commercial specifications required
  • Advise internal and external on issues regarding procurement and purchasing Terms & Conditions
  • In charge of daily operational purchasing needs such as planning, issuing and following up on Purchase Orders delivery and shipment schedules
  • Resolve supply, quality, service and invoicing issues with vendors
  • Evaluate supplier performance based on quality standards, delivery time & best prices and ensure all the criteria are met according to the organizational requirements and expectation
  • Responsible for implementing internal procurement strategies to cater to high delivery and short lead time requirements
  • Obtain and negotiate the best pricing after vetting suppliers; Negotiate for longer credit terms with suppliers
  • Ensure secure, efficient and cost effective clearing services with favorable commercial terms from the pre-qualified suppliers
  • Liaise with suppliers and relevant internal departments and customers to ensure effective smooth flow of procurement function
  • Identify potential suppliers, build and maintain good relationships
  • Conduct research to ascertain the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules and quality
  • Resolve grievances and claims against suppliers and escalate when necessary
  • Undertake any other ad-hoc duties as assigned
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
  • Professional qualification will be an added advantage
  • Experience in custom clearance and importation which includes knowledge about HS Codes
  • Experience in procurement for at least 3 years
  • Understands accounts and has experience in using Sage Pastel evolution
  • Has dealt with KRA custom officials
If you are interested in the position and have the skills and talents we are looking for, Please send a copy of your updated resume, salary and benefits to with the job title PROCUREMENT EXECUTIVE. 

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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