Grant Thornton Head of Procurement & Stores Jobs in Kenya

Grant Thornton Head of Procurement & Stores Jobs in Kenya


Job Details

  • With 11 partners and more than 130 team members, our firm dates back nearly 30 years.

  • We have deep links with the Kenyan business community and in-depth knowledge of the market.

  • We are particularly strong in our tax consultancy services.

  • Many new entrants to the Kenyan and African emerging markets choose us as their financial partners to give them a solid foundation in an exciting new area of business opportunity.

  • We set ourselves high standards in delivering value to clients, in a timely manner.

  • In our latest survey (January 2012), our clients said they appreciated our friendly and personalised attention to them and the prompt, professional and reliable advice and support they could count on from us.

  • We look forward to helping you grow your business.

  • You could say it’s our instinct. Global scale and agility As a $4.7bn global organisation of member firms with 40,000 people in over 130 countries, we have the scale to meet your changing needs, but with the insight and agility that helps you to stay one step ahead.

  • Our client provides quality private health care to residents of Kenya and the neighboring countries.

  • They are looking to fill the position of a Head of Procurement & Stores.

    Job Purpose

  • The Position holder will be responsible for developing and managing the Hospital’s supply chain strategies and activities, its stock control function and its inventory all within the parameters of the Hospitals’ policies and procedures.

  • Ensuring timely reporting for effective use and efficiency measures on utilization of goods purchased.

    Main Responsibilities of Job

    The jobholder will be responsible for

    • Developing appropriate supply chain strategies to maximize product supply at the lowest possible cost.

    • Developing & implementing appropriate procedures across the supply chain process.

    • Providing advisory services to line managers and project teams on all procurement and logistics issues.

    • Driving procurement best practice through the Hospital and facilitating due diligence by user departments in regards to purchasing and inventory management.

    • Providing leadership and guidance to users’ departments in the development of specifications.

    • Conducting market research analysis to assist in effective business decision making.

    • Ensuring the Hospital has reliable and efficient suppliers.

    • Developing and maintaining key supplier relationships.

    • Identifying new opportunities for procurement efficiencies.

    • Monitoring the performance of contracts to meet service level agreements.

    • Plans, manages, and coordinates all activities related to the sourcing and procurement of necessary materials and supplies needed to meet the changing levels of product demand.

    • Responsible for ensuring all warehousing statutory regulations are adhered to.

    • Facilitating effective and timely procurement of goods and services.

    • Monitoring and correcting inventory levels at stores and in departments to ensure rotation and maximize working capital.

    Technical Competencies

    • Proven track record of success facilitating progressive organizational change and development within a growing organization.

    • Good knowledge and understanding of supply chain management preferably in a multi user/network environment.

    • Excellent judgment and creative problem solving skills including negotiation and conflict resolution skills.

    • Strong mentoring, coaching experience to a team with diverse levels of expertise;

    • Entrepreneurial team player who can multitask.

    • Superior management skills; ability to influence and engage direct and indirect reports and peers.

    • Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills and ability to effectively interface with senior management

    Academic Qualifications

    • University degree in a related field.

    • Master’s Degree in a related field.#

    • Full professional Purchasing and Supplies qualification – CIPS or equivalent.

    • Minimum of 10 years’ experience, 5 of which should be at a senior level in a large commercial organization.

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruitment@ke.gt.com stating the subject heading “FINANCE DIRECTOR” or “HEAD OF PROCUREMENT & STORES” by Friday 10th April 2020 clearly indicating their current and expected remuneration (MUST).

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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