Law Society of Kenya Procurement Officer Jobs in Kenya

Law Society of Kenya Procurement Officer Jobs in Kenya

The Procurement Officer will work closely with the Finance department under the overall guidance of the Chief Executive Officer/Secretary, and in accordance with his/her contractual obligations with the Society.

Responsibilities

  • She/he will perform the following: Duties and Responsibilities Draw up an overall procurement plan;
  • Ensure timely procurement of supplies as outlined in the work-plan;
  • Act as Secretary of the Internal Tender Committee;
  • Prepare tender documents;
  • Advise on strategic issues related to the effectiveness of the procurement process;
  • Elaborate bidding documents;
  • Elaborate contracts with suppliers/service deliverers;
  • Follow-up on goods /services purchased; Prepare necessary supporting documents prior to payment of goods or services;
  • Maintain and update list of suppliers and their qualifications, delivery times & ensure that the products and supplies are of high quality;
  • Develop plans for purchasing equipment services & supplies;
  • Be regularly updated on procurement policies and advise colleagues;
  • Prepare and submit monthly, quarterly, mid-year and year-end reports.

    Required Skills and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Procurement and Supply Chain Management or any other related field plus membership to a professionally recognized body
  • A minimum of 5 years of work experience as a Procurement Officer
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of procurement processes, policy and systems

    Key Competencies
  • Strategic vision and strong analytical capabilities;
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Willingness to learn from and consult with colleagues for inputs and information sharing;
  • Display sound judgment that enables independent work;
  • Build good relationships with supplier(s) for effective service delivery;
  • Demonstrated proficiency in computer applications preferably ERP system;
  • Strong communication skills: oral, written and presentation skills.

    How to Apply
  • If you meet the requirements for the above position, submit application complete with, copies of certificates, testimonials and CV outlining qualifications, experience, present position, current remuneration, expected remuneration, daytime telephone contact, e-mail address, names and addresses of three referees.
  • Only candidates who fulfill the above requirements will be contacted.
  • All applications should be forwarded to the undersigned and must clearly indicate the position applied for so as to reach us not later than Friday, 8th March 2019.
  • The Secretary/CEO Law Society of Kenya Lavington, Opp. Valley Arcade, Gitanga Road P. O. Box 72219-00200 Nairobi

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