City Eye Hospital Procurement Assistant Jobs in Kenya

City Eye Hospital Procurement Assistant Jobs in Kenya

About Us:

  • City Eye Hospital is a social venture that provides quality and affordable eye care to people living in Kenya and is a member of the ACCESS eye hospital network in Sub-Saharan Africa.

  • We are a dedicated, dynamic, and experienced team of eye care professionals.

  • We are looking forward to onboard top and unique talent to support our venture of offering unmatched eye care services in line with our core values; God, People and Excellence.

  • We have exciting career opportunities as detailed below; Our Ref: CEH/HR/REC/034/2021

    Main Purpose of the Role:

  • Reporting to the Finance Manager, the incumbent will be tasked to offer assistance in all the local procurement and inventory management of the Company.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Develop, lead and execute purchasing strategies

  • Prepare and issue local purchasing orders to suppliers

  • Negotiate credit terms with suppliers

  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve the effectiveness

  • Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal terms

  • Partner with user departments to ensure clear requirements documentation

  • Perform cost and scenario analysis and benchmarking

  • Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers

  • Determine the quantity and timing of deliveries

  • Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand and maintain buffer stock at all times.

  • Assist to maintain supplier database, purchase records, and related documentation

  • Maintain warranty record for all the purchased items

  • Coordinate and work with the user departments for all inventory related matters

  • Take part in company projects and carry out any other tasks that may be assigned to you by your Line Manager and/ or any other person placed in authority over you.

    Knowledge and Experience Required

  • Degree in business administration specialized in Procurement or Supply Chain Management.

  • Minimum of 2 -3 years of experience in
    a similar role.

  • Candidates with completed or ongoing CPSP certification shall have an added advantage

  • A member in good standing of Procurement professions regulatory body (KISM)

  • Must be available to on- board immediately.

    Key Skills and Competencies Required

  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.

  • Exceptional Communication and Customer Care skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work on tight deadlines.

  • Exceptional verbal, written and presentation skills.

  • Computer literacy skills.

    How to Apply

  • Interested and qualified candidates to make their applications through

  • with the subject being “Procurement Assistant – CEH/HR/REC/001/2022’’.

  • This should reach us on or before 7th January 2022.

  • The application must include;

  • An up-to-date CV, not more than 4 pages long, with the current and expected remuneration indicated in the CV.

  • A one-page document in PDF format explaining how their personality aligns to the core values of City Eye Hospital.

  • We are committed to grant you a great applicant’s experience, and we do not discriminate against gender, religion, marital status or any other diversities.

  • All applications shall be accorded due consideration but due to the high volume of the same that we receive, we shall only be able to contact the shortlisted candidates.

  • Applicants who fail to adhere to the application criteria indicated and do not meet the qualifications highlighted shall automatically be disqualified.

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