Assistant Procurement Officer Job in Kenya

Job Title: Assistant Procurement Officer

Hiring Organization: The Open University
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Education
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES
Date Posted: 06/06/2024

The Duties And Responsibilities Shall Include But Are Not Limited To:

Management of Purchasing/Supplies and Stock Control activities in their areas of operation;

Coordinating Purchasing and Supplies activities within the section;

Supervising staff assigned to perform in their areas of operation;

Ensuring proper keeping of records and smooth flow of documents within the section and other Departments of the University;

Receiving requisitions from users for the purchase of goods and services and confirming correct specifications and deliveries requested;

Requesting for Quotations or Tenders from the suppliers; evaluating received quotations or tenders;

Placing orders or arranging for contracts with selected suppliers and monitoring deliveries to ensure supplies do arrive as promised (order progressing);

Checking received supplies and ensure they are correct to specifications and in good condition;

Counter-check supplier’s invoices with original Quotations or Tender documents and ensure original terms have been adhered to.

For Appointment To This Grade, One MUST Have:

A Bachelor’s degree in Supplies Management or relevant degree in Business Administration, Economics, or its equivalent from a recognized institution;

Six (6) years relevant work experience three (3) of which MUST have been in Grade 10;

Attained CIPS Level I;

Attained membership to Kenya Institute of Supplies Management or the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply or equivalent;

Proficiency in computer applications with a detailed understanding of ERP;

Knowledge of Public Procurement and Assets Disposal Act 2015.

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