Shumata International Procurement Assistant (Books Section) Job in Kenya
Work Location: Branch Dependent
Division / Department: Retail
Reports to: Branch Manager
NonexemptEssential Duties and Responsibilities:Procurement Assistants Book Section are responsible for the day-to-day stock management of respective departments’ stock units and levels.
The aim of any the position is to ensure that relevant stock units have been ordered, booked in, reordered or newly acquired on time to match the section/branch needs.
The ideal candidate will be required to oversee the assigned department/section/branch and will deal with:
ERP order system
Relevant entities that drive demand
Key Responsibilities for this position include:
Extensive and thorough market research into current and future print consumption habits.
SKU identification and ensuring financially viable diversification of the same.
Order preparation, tracking and stock reconciliation.
Ensuring reorder levels and timelines are adhered to.
Dealing with sales, as and when required.
Assist the central purchasing unit with scheduling
Maintain supply chain relationships and establish own supply chain relationships
Liaise with suppliers for orders
Chase suppliers for quotations, product and delivery information
Section/departmental ERP & order management system administration
Detailed reporting to line manager.
Perform related duties as assigned by the line manager.
Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures.
and/or Work Experience Requirements:
2 years’ experience in a similar role.
A passion for reading books – mandatory
Experience of using ERP, procurement and e-procurement systems
Customer engagement skills; Must be able to relate to customers, collect information and enact it, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service
Strong organisational skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers
Excellent computer proficiency with experience in working with integrated systems and reporting.
Professional certification, Higher diploma or Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.
Strong passion for books
Legal authorization to work in Kenya.
Flexibility in work hours to trouble shoot or work extended hours where necessary.
How to Apply
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