Mission for Essential Drugs and Supplies Procurement Officer Jobs in Kenya

Mission for Essential Drugs and Supplies Procurement Officer Jobs in Kenya

Mission for Essential Drugs and Supplies (MEDS) is a faith-based health solutions provider founded by an ecumenical partnership of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) and the Christian Health Association of Kenya (CHAK). The Organization’s core mandate is to provide reliable and affordable Health Products and Technologies, Quality Assurance and Health Systems Strengthening Services MEDS was established in 1986 and serves clients spread all over Kenya, other regions in Africa and beyond.

The position will report to the Procurement Supervisor and will be responsible for procuring trade and non-trade commodities for the organization.

Key responsibilities:

  • Receive Supply Requisitions, solicit quotations from vendors and negotiate best prices

  • Prepare quotation matrix for selection and approval

  • Raise Local Purchase Orders for approval

  • Participate in the tender process

  • Ensure purchases are properly approved in line with MEDS-published authority levels

  • Update Supplier performance concerns for decision making

  • Receive and record invoices for non-trade commodities to facilitate prompt payment

  • Ensure prompt filing of procurement documents for easy retrieval

  • Advise and support MEDS staff on procurement of stock, non-stock items and other MEDS needs and ensure best procurement practices are observed at all times.

    Job requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree in Procurement or Supply Chain and Diploma in Pharmacy

  • At least 5 years of experience 3 of which in a busy procurement department in a Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

  • Knowledge of procurement using ERP systems desired

  • Functional skills; Negotiation skills, Customer care skills, analytical skills, people skills and communication skills

    How to Apply

    If you fit this profile, kindly email your written application and CV together with your current and expected salary to hr@meds.or.ke

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