BasiGo Procurement and Supply Chain Lead Jobs in Kenya

BasiGo Procurement and Supply Chain Lead Jobs in Kenya

  • BasiGo is an early stage e-mobility start-up looking to revolutionize the public transportation sector by providing matatu owners with a cost effective electric alternative to diesel. BasiGo is looking for an experienced operations professional in Nairobi, Kenya to help us realize our vision for electrified public transit.

  • The procurement and supply chain lead will be responsible for all things procurement. We are setting up a local assembly in Kenya and need the right person to help set up systems for evaluating, purchasing, importing and eventually deploying full assembled Electric Buses in Kenya.

    You might like this job if:

  • You believe electric transportation is the future and want to make it a reality.

  • You enjoy the challenge of working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

  • You’re able to take a risk on something new, thrive in ambiguity, and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment.

  • You want to create a cleaner, safer, and technologically advanced future for African cities.

  • You strive in the art of project management and are a stickler for detail.


  • Manage the entire process in the planning of procurement and supply chain activities, inventory control, logistics and distribution, ensuring effectively-functioning processes to avoid costly delays and lost opportunities.

  • Ensure effective lines of communication between the engineering department, Project/ Programme Managers and the procurement team to ensure priority requirements, timely delivery of goods, works and services using the most appropriate procurement procedures.

  • Define and introduce process improvements in the supply chain and identify new vendors/ suppliers without jeopardizing quality, timelines and service delivery.

  • Perform cost modeling, discussions, and execution of part and assembly cost strategy.

  • Manage relationships with vendors, suppliers and contractors that facilitate smooth flow
    of goods and services to BasiGo and our implementation partners.

  • Support key functions of the business including inventory management, logistics, and documentation.

  • Develop scalable procurement systems and processes to help the business full CKD manufacturing in Kenya in the next 12 months.

  • Track, analyze and report on BasiGo’s supply chain performance and give recommendations on areas of improvement and growth.

    Our ideal candidate would have:

    Required Qualifications

  • BA in Procurement, Supply Chain, Vehicle Engineering, Business/Project Management or related field.

  • 5+ years experience in vehicle or manufacturing industry procurement, product management, or similar role.

  • Project or functional leadership experience.

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Impact, assembly, manufacturing or mobility sector experience is a big plus.

  • CIPS Diploma or equivalent professional certification, MCIPS certification desirable.

    Skills & Attitude

  • Strong communication and organizational skills with demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Highly motivated self-starter, with an eagerness to learn and grow.

  • Detail-oriented and process driven across all aspects of international procurement and supply chain operations.

  • Demonstrated ability to independently scope, prioritize, and manage end-to-end projects & products.

  • Strong analytical skills coupled with advanced expertise in excel or similar tabulated/ cell software.

  • Problem solver.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; BasiGo Procurement and Supply Chain Lead Jobs in Kenya

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