Procurement Officer Jobs in Kenya

Procurement Officer Jobs in Kenya


Our client is a fast growing company in the real estate development sector in Kenya and prides itself as an affordable housing solutions provider in the Kenyan market.

They seek to recruit a professional in the position of Procurement Officer.

Responsibilities

  • Devise and use fruitful sourcing strategies.
  • Discover profitable suppliers and initiate business and organization partnerships.
  • Negotiate with external vendors to secure advantageous terms.
  • Approve the ordering of necessary goods and services.
  • Finalize purchase details of orders and deliveries.
  • Examine and test existing contracts.
  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness.
  • Collaborate with key persons to ensure clarity of the specifications and expectations of the company.
  • Foresee alterations in the comparative negotiating ability of suppliers and clients.
  • Expect unfavorable events through analysis of data and prepare control strategies.
  • Perform risk management for supply contracts and agreements.
  • Control spending and build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs.

    Requirements

  • Proven working experience as a Procurement Officer or head of procurement, Global experience is a strong plus.
  • Knowledge of sourcing
    and procurement techniques as well as dexterity in “reading” the market.
  • Talent in negotiations and networking.
    Good knowledge of supplier or third party management software.
  • Aptitude in decision-making and working with numbers.
  • Experience in collecting and analyzing data.
  • Strong leadership capabilities.
  • Degree in supply chain management, logistics or business administration.

    How to apply

  • Qualified candidates are advised to send their applications to [email protected] so as to reach us not later than 10th December 2018.
  • Please very clearly quote “PROCUREMENT OFFICER” on your email subject line.
  • Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
  • Please consider your application unsuccessful if don’t hear from us by 31st December 2018.

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