Procurement Officer Jobs in Kajiado, Kenya

Procurement Officer Jobs in Kajiado, Kenya

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure timely purchase of goods for both local and imported goods

  • Receiving and processing internal purchase requisitions

  • Sourcing for quotations (bids) and evaluation of quotes received from vendors
    Preparing procurement plans

  • Setting up and keeping track of vendor contracts

  • Issuing LPOs in Schedule and doing data entry in the SAP system

  • Conduct continuous research so as to determine the best products after reviewing all possible options in the market

  • Ensure purchase of products and services that are of highest quality

  • Develop and implement procurement policies

  • Ensure annual pre- qualification, evaluation and re- evaluation of suppliers

  • Ensure timely stock – take and action on the stock variance

  • Clear all dead stock in time

  • Managing inventories of all products and services in the company

  • Maintaining company budgets by ensuring accurate ordering and timely deliveries

  • Maintain good relationship with vendors and suppliers to ensure the supplier stays within the terms of the contract

  • Overseeing the activities of the department

  • Ensure timely submission of procurement reports as per the company processes and procedures

  • Grow and develop the procurement team

  • Ensure 100% compliance with all procurement and financial obligations as per the law

  • Any other duty that may be assigned from time to time

    Key Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Purchasing and Supplies/Supply Chain Management from a recognised University

  • 2-3 years experience in a busy procurement department

  • Computer literacy with basic SAP knowledge

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Very accurate in their work

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Good communication skills

  • Ability to work on own initiative and under pressure

  • Ability to lead and to contribute to the team

    How to Apply

  • Qualified candidates should send their CV’s quoting relevant skills, qualifications and experience to

  • Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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