Head of Procurement and Logistics Job in Kenya

Job Title: Head of Procurement and Logistics

Hiring Organization: MOGO Kenya
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Financial Service
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES
Date Posted: 04/28/2024

About Us:

Position open to all nationals, based in Nairobi, Kenya.
A role of Head of Procurement open at Mogo Kenya, part of Eleving Group. Our mission is to enable upward social mobility for people in diverse communities around the world by providing entrepreneurs who are excluded from traditional banking access to credit. By combining asset financing, fintech, AI-based underwriting, and proprietary car portals, Mogo Kenya enables local entrepreneurs (motorcycle taxi riders, Uber/Bolt drivers, and small business owners) to find and purchase their own vehicles and provides loans to grow the business.

What You Will Do:

  • Build and support consolidation of Procurement and Logistics processes, systems and performance for best business control, effectiveness and efficiency across the organization.
  • Develop functional strategy to source and periodically reassess and negotiate.
  • Purchasing decisions for both product and non-product (i.e. facilities, IT, partners and contractors, etc.) procurement.
  • Develop standards and tools, and best practices required to run effective logistics. (incl. asset, inventory, fleet management).
  • Manage supplier, partner and contractor relationships and performance, ensuring timely delivery of high-quality goods and services.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders, including finance, operations, and legal teams, to ensure alignment of procurement activities with business goals and regulatory requirements.
  • Monitor procurement and logistics performance and KPIs, identifying areas for improvement and implementing process enhancements to optimize efficiency and cost-effectiveness.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, market dynamics, and regulatory changes affecting procurement practices, and adjust strategies and processes accordingly.
  • Develop and lead Procurement and Logistics team and talent, provide leadership and guidance, fostering a culture of excellence, collaboration, and continuous improvement.

What You Will Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, Supply Chain Management, or a related field; Master’s degree preferred.
  • At least 7 years of experience in an international organization in a Procurement role (Head of Procurement, Lead Buyer or similar) .
  • Proven track record of successfully developing and implementing procurement and/or logistics strategies.
  • Strong negotiation, communication, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships with suppliers and internal stakeholders.
  • Solid understanding of international trade regulations, customs procedures, and logistics.
  • Experience with procurement software and systems.
  • Professional certifications such as CSCP (Certified Supply Chain Professional) or CPSM (Certified Professional in Supply Management) desirable.

With Us You Will Get:

  • Excellent opportunity to build an impactful Procurement and Logistics practice and team essential for scalable business.
  • Lead change and improve operations and practices without being burdened by bureaucracy.
  • Approachable and resourceful management team.
  • Multicultural professional team.
  • Friendly and dynamic work environment.
  • Competitive compensation.
  • Private medical insurance for self and family.

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