Purchasing Coordinator Jobs in Nairobi

Purchasing Coordinator Jobs in Nairobi

  • Our client is a leading furniture retailer and is seeking to hire a qualified person in the role of a Purchasing Coordinator.

  • The ideal candidate must have at least five years’ experience in handling imports.

    Salary Range: Gross of Kshs 150,000 to 200,000

    Location: Nairobi

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage the Purchasing department, with a team of 2 people

  • Manage the sourcing of imported and local products for trade

  • Manage supplier relationships and communications

  • Manage administration and process of importation, including calculating landed costs and proposing pricing.

  • Develop suitable product range plan for each market segment

  • Develop a buying schedule for the year

  • Closely monitor sales for all products and ensure availability of stock at all times

  • Define and determine the promotional strategies for product in the branch

  • Manage Projects including quotations, supply and delivery

  • Report to management on purchasing, on a regular basis, with an ability to use Excel and PowerPoint effectively, and analyse data to infer strategies for management

  • Manage stock days and creditor days that are optimal for the company

  • Required to visit branches and liaise with Branch managers

  • May be required to travel overseas
    for fairs

    Qualifications, Skills and Knowledge:

    The job holder should ideally possess:

  • A Diploma in Purchasing Management or CPA proficient

  • Must have B grade and above in KCSE or equivalent

  • Good reporting skills including the use of PowerPoint

  • Excellent knowledge in Excel

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

  • Must be people centric, energetic and self-driven


    The ideal job holder should have:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in dealing with imports.

    How to Apply:

  • If you’re the person described above, please send your CV to

  • recruit@leeandmyles.co (the email is correct) clearly stating the job title in the subject line.

  • Applications will close on 25th January 2021.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be considered.

    NB: The interviews will be on Zoom.

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