Procurement Officer Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya
Procurement Officer Jobs in Nairobi, KenyaPosition:Procurement Officer
Nairobi – Kenya
Food & Beverage
Our client, a market leader in QSR fast food industry in Kenya is urgently seeking to hire an organized, experienced Procurement Officer to join their Procurement Team.
He/she will establish relationships and serve as a representative of the company when negotiating contracts and building vendor and supplier trust as well as track and monitor the delivery and confirmation of all materials and supplies for our Client by performing the following duties;To research and evaluate potential vendors and suppliers
Duties and Responsibilities
To estimate and establish cost parameters and budgets for purchases
To create and maintain good relationships with vendors and suppliers
To negotiate appropriate contracts for pricing and supply
To examine and review products and supplies to ensure quality
To track incoming inventory, delivery arrival time, and note actual arrival time
To organize and update database of suppliers, delivery times, invoices, and quantity of supplies
To work with team members, supervisors, and procurement manager to develop future purchasing plans and source potential relationships with vendors
To assist in developing, managing and co-ordinating the procurement processes and to be able to use legally established professional and transparent procurement policies and procedures
To be able to prepare calls for tender and follow-up procedure and in the management of any type of contracts (service, works, supplies)
To analyze potential vendors and suppliers for future project needs
To ensure all deliveries contain all goods requested
To collaborate with financial team members on contracts, invoicing, and other financial matters
To assist in warehousing duties as and when required
Other duties as assigned
Key Competencies & Qualifications
Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies or any other relevant discipline from a recognized institution
Must have at least 2-3 years’ experience in purchasing and supplies in a busy work environment
Successful track record of handling intense work pressure under tight timelines
Accounting background and experience will be an added advantage
Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
Accurate and precise attention to detail
Able to make decisions in a fast-paced environment
Ability to be self-motivated with a positive attitude and a solid work ethic
How to Apply
To apply, send your CV and cover letter only to email@example.com before close of business 15th March 2019.
Clearly indicate the position applied for and expected salary on the subject line.
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