Category Sourcing Lead Jobs in Kenya

Category Sourcing Lead Jobs in Kenya

Purpose of Job

  • Manage end to end delivery of projects within budget and time through proactive and effective engagement of Internal and External stakeholders.

    Key Responsibilities

    Sourcing and Contracting

  • Developing quality and active vendor base to support effective and timely delivery of business requirements;

  • Receiving and reviewing quotations, negotiating and closing contracts with the best suppliers where required;

  • Supplier Relationship and Performance Management to ensure quality, timely and cost effective delivery of projects.

    Category Monitoring

  • Ensure compliance to contract terms and conditions by both suppliers and internal customers.

    Enforce Procure-to-Pay Process

  • Timely processing of quality purchase orders in Oracle;

  • Review open purchase orders with users and suppliers for closure or receipt as applicable;

  • Regularly obtains and reviews supplier statements to facilitate timely payment and resolution of overdue payments;

  • Keep track of supplier payments to ensure adherence to agreed terms;

  • Keep record/file all purchase orders and correspondences.

    Partner Performance Evaluation and Management

  • Responsible for business partner performance evaluation and monitoring for category;

  • Support in managing the contract execution and ensuring compliance with contractual SLA and KPI’s;

  • Manage business partner dispute resolutions;
    Give input to partner satisfaction survey process.

    Governance & Compliance

  • Comply with the defined Financial Delegation of Authority (FDOA) process;

  • Ensure compliance to competitive bidding process;

  • Close audit issues relating to procurement process.


  • University degree in Procurement or any related field;

  • Full or part graduate Diploma of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (UK) – added advantage;

  • 3+ years’ experience in Strategic Procurement/Commercial or related field in a busy multinational environment;

  • Knowledge of Oracle or any other ERP system and Ms Excel;

    How to Apply

  • Send your CV to by 14th January 2020.

  • Clearly indicate the job title

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