Procurement Officer Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Procurement Officer Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Position:
  • Procurement Officer
    Location:
  • Nairobi – Kenya
    Industry:
  • 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;

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • To research and evaluate potential vendors and suppliers
  • 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 recruitment@linkarkconsultants.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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