PATH Procurement Officer - Fleming Fund Project Jobs in Kenya

PATH Procurement Officer - Fleming Fund Project Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

PATH is a global organization that works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges.

With expertise in science, health, finance, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales innovative solutions—including vaccines, drugs, devices, diagnostics, and approaches to strengthening health systems worldwide.

PATH is currently recruiting a Procurement Officer for the Fleming Fund supported project on surveillance of antimicrobial-resistant bacteria in Kenya. The position will be based in Nairobi.

Responsibilities

  • Supporting the procurement of a wide range of goods, commodities, and services.
  • Overseeing project procurement and ensure compliance with PATH policies.
  • Undertaking all procurement functions, such as preparing requests for quotations, managing bid evaluations; coordinating the vendor selection process; developing procurement justification documentation (e.g., bid analyses; selection and negotiation memos etc.); and executing purchase orders with selected vendors.
  • Managing vendor relationships, contacts, and pre-qualifications lists.
  • Monitoring all purchase orders and following up with vendors to obtain invoices.
  • Coordinating with the Accounting team to ensure that invoices have been paid.
  • Providing updates on status of project procurement as requested.
  • Maintaining up-to-date procurement files (paper and electronic backup), in accordance with project and PATH policies and procedures.
  • Work closely with the project team to develop an annual procurement plan.
  • Responsible for doing procurement report on a monthly basis.
  • Managing any other procurement-related tasks related to his/her functions.

    Required Experience
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in any business-related field with a specialization /bias in procurement, CIPS qualification and KISM membership
    will be an added advantage.
  • At least three (3) years progressive relevant on job experience, preferably in a busy NGO setting.
  • Familiarity with USAID Rules and Regulations and Kenyan procurement laws.
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • Strong attention to detail, sound technical and analytical skills.
  • High standards of integrity.
  • Good time management skills and the ability to prioritize.
  • Ability to take self-initiatives and solve problems.
  • Ability to handle multiple and conflicting priorities, and work under strict deadlines.
  • Candidates must currently have legal authorization to work in Kenya.
  • PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.
  • PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment.
  • PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 4th November 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; PATH Procurement Officer - Fleming Fund Project Jobs in Kenya

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