Procurement Officer Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Procurement Officer Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Role Summary:

The core responsibilities of the Procurement Officer is ensuring timely issuing of materials and tools from the store and suppliers, maintaining stock levels and general store management.

Key Responsibilities

  • Devise, employ fruitful supplier sourcing strategies and maintain supplier database.
  • Discover the most profitable suppliers and initiate business partnerships.
  • Approve the ordering of necessary goods and or materials and services.
  • Examine and re-evaluate existing contracts with suppliers.
  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness.
  • Collaborate with key persons to ensure the clarity of the specifications and expectations of the company.
  • Perform risk management regarding supply contracts and agreements.
  • Maintain all the records of customer and company property in the store.
  • Responsible for safe custody of stored product.
  • Generating stock report and advising teams on what is available in the store.
  • Initiate purchase requisitions as per procurement procedures.
  • Update inventory records in the finance.
  • Ensuring accurate completion of all the procurement requests to include the proper documentation of materials and cost expenditures
  • Maintaining a close continuing relationship with vendors, suppliers, and contractors
  • Fill purchase orders, LPOs and requisitions to ensure fulfillment or cancellation without loss of funds
  • Maintain required administrative files and records pertaining procurement

    Key Requirements and Skills
  • Diploma/Degree in Purchasing and Supplies or Supply Chain Management
  • Experience in a manufacturing set up will be an added advantage
  • A good team player with excellent communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills
  • 3 years’ experience in a busy procurement department
  • Good knowledge of vendor sourcing practices (researching, evaluating and liaising with vendors)
  • Understanding of supply chain procedures.
  • Solid analytical skills, with the ability to create financial reports and conduct cost analyses.
  • Negotiation skills.

    How to Apply
  • Interested candidates are invited to strictly email their cover letter and CV, clearly detailing their current remuneration and expectations to careers@hrmconnection.com before end of day 13th September 2019.
  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted

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