Watu Procurement Manager Jobs in Kenya

Watu Procurement Manager Jobs in Kenya

  • WATU is a focus-driven, customer-centric company that believes everyone deserves the opportunity to be an entrepreneur and achieve their ambitious goals in life.

  • As Africa’s fastest growing Asset Finance company, we see the continent’s bright and prosperous future and want to be part of making it a reality.

  • Our vision is to provide asset financing for motorcycles and three-wheelers to those who understand when provided with the right tools can fulfil their dreams and the needs of their families and community.

  • We Empower Entrepreneurs by providing the means needed to move and improve lives.

  • Our business is growing rapidly, and with more than100,000 customers in Kenya, we are looking for an enthusiastic and customer obsessed Procurement Manager to join our growing team of driven professionals. We are looking for doers who are ready to roll up their sleeves and with their hard work and dedication create the impact needed in our communities.

  • Do you want to become a part of our ambitious and creative team of smart individuals and make a difference and you have what it takes? Then read on and apply for this exciting opportunity!

  • As a Procurement Manager you will help to shape our procurement strategy, look for process improvements, and manage Watu’s supply of products and services.

  • A successful Procurement Manager is expected to adapt to the fast-paced culture of both the company, the market, and the customers we serve.

    Key Responsibilities:

  • Devise and use fruitful procurement and sourcing strategies

  • Discover profitable suppliers and initiate procurement partnerships

  • Negotiate with
    external vendors to secure advantageous terms

  • Approve the ordering of necessary goods and services

  • Finalize purchase details of orders and deliveries

  • Conducting cost analyses and setting benchmarks for improvement

  • 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 unfavourable events through analysis of data and prepare control strategies

  • Perform risk management for supply contracts and agreements

  • Control spend and build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs

    Knowledge, Skills and Experience required:

  • Proven working experience as a Procurement Manager, or Head of Procurement.

  • Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques as well as a 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.

  • BSc degree in supply chain management, logistics or business administration.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Watu Procurement Manager Jobs in Kenya

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