Procurement Officer Job in Kenya

Job Title: Procurement Officer

Hiring Organization: Mission for Essential Drugs and Supplies
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Medical
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES
Date Posted: 06/03/2024

Mission for Essential Drugs and Supplies (MEDS) is a faith-based health solutions provider founded by an ecumenical partnership of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) and the Christian Health Association of Kenya (CHAK). The Organization’s core mandate is to provide reliable and affordable Health Products and Technologies, Quality Assurance and Health Systems Strengthening Services MEDS was established in 1986 and serves clients spread all over Kenya, other regions in Africa, and beyond.
The position will report to the Procurement Supervisor and will be responsible for procuring trade and non-trade commodities for the organization.

Key responsibilities:

Receive Supply Requisitions, solicit quotations from vendors and negotiate best prices

Prepare quotation matrix for selection and approval

Raise Local Purchase Orders for approval

Participate in the tender process

Ensure purchases are properly approved in line with MEDS-published authority levels

Update Supplier performance concerns for decision making

Receive and record invoices for non-trade commodities to facilitate prompt payment

Ensure prompt filing of procurement documents for easy retrieval

Advise and support MEDS staff on procurement of stock, non-stock items and other

MEDS needs and ensure best procurement practices are observed at all times.

Job requirements:

Bachelor Degree in Procurement or Supply Chain and Diploma in Pharmacy

At least 5 years of experience 3 of which in a busy procurement department in a

Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

Knowledge of procurement using ERP systems desired

Functional skills; Negotiation skills, Customer care skills, analytical skills, people

skills and communication skills

How To Apply

If you fit this profile, kindly email your written application and CV together with your
current and expected salary to

(only shortlisted candidates will be communicated to)