Officer, Procurement, Job in Kenya

Procurement Officer 

REF: TNH/HRD/PO/03/2023

Reporting to Procurement Manager, Medical & Non-Medical, the successful candidate will implement the Hospital’s sourcing, tendering and purchasing activities to ensure efficiency, cost effectiveness and value for money in line with the Hospital’s objectives.


  • Provide support and guidance to user departments in the development of specifications;
  • Ensure efficient and cost effective sourcing and delivery of materials, services and/or equipment to user departments;
  • Develop and implement sourcing strategies for spend management, supplier development and management, category buying, contracts, vendor managed inventory and rating processes amongst others;
  • Lead supplier pre-qualification, selection and development processes, quotation and tender processes in a timely and transparent manner;
  • Contribute to lead-time reduction and demand management initiatives so as to optimize inventory levels;
  • Ensure cost-effectiveness, quality and timely procurement and delivery of all supplies services.
  • Manage development and preparation of contracts and ensure all contracts renewals reviews are done on time;
  • Prepare appropriate financial, inventory and other reports; and
  • Any other responsibilities that may be assigned to the job holder by the supervisor from time to time.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Economics, Supply Chain Management or any other related field from a recognized institution.
  • Graduate Diploma in Purchasing and Supply.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in local and international procurement.


  • Experience in warehousing and inventory management.
  • Thorough understanding of procurement laws and procedures.
  • Knowledge and experience in demand and supply system and best procurement practices.
  • Knowledge and effective application of all procurement and relevant hospital policies, processes, procedures and guidelines to consistently achieve required compliance standards or benchmarks
  • Highly analytical and excellent negotiation skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • High level of integrity
  • Knowledge of supply chain management in multi user/network environment
  • Knowledge of international procurement and logistics management
  • Attention to detail

How to Apply

If your background, experience and competence match the above specifications, please send your application (cover letter & CV/Resume) quoting the job reference number, testimonials and full contact details of 3 referees, to reach the undersigned not later than 5th April, 2023.

Human Resources Manager
The Nairobi Hospital
P. O. Box 30026 – 00100