Optiven Construction Procurement Officer Jobs in Kenya

Optiven Construction Procurement Officer Jobs in Kenya

Job Summary:

  • We are seeking a detail-oriented, thorough, and organized procurement officer to oversee purchases and develop new contracts.

  • In this position, the successful candidate will play a key role in procuring high-quality and cost-efficient supplies for our Construction SBU.

  • S/he will follow procurement procedures, maintain an updated list of current and incoming inventory, and be responsible for approving purchases.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Estimate and establish cost parameters and budgets for purchases.

  • Create and maintain good relationships with vendors/suppliers.

  • Make professional decisions in a fast-paced environment.

  • Maintain records of purchases, pricing, and other important data.

  • Review and analyze all vendors/suppliers, supply, and price options.

  • Develop plans for purchasing equipment, services, and supplies.

  • Negotiate the best deal for pricing and supply contracts.

  • Ensure that the products and supplies are high quality.

  • Maintain and update a list of suppliers and their qualifications, delivery times, and potential future development.

  • Work with team members and managers in charge to complete duties as needed.

  • Coming up with procurement policies and centralizing the procurement to the procurement department.

  • Perform other duties as may be assigned from time to

    Required Job Skills & Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Purchasing and Procurement or equivalent.

  • Solid knowledge and understanding of procurement processes, policy, and systems

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as a procurement officer or related position

  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel)

  • Ability to analyze problems and strategize for better solutions.

  • Ability to negotiate, establish, and administer contracts.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently

  • Accurate and precise attention to detail

  • Ability to work well with management and staff at all levels

  • Goal-oriented, organized team player

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Optiven Construction Procurement Officer Jobs in Kenya

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