Thursday, 16 February 2012

Procurement and Purchasing Officer Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title: Procurement and Purchasing Officer

Location: Nairobi

Job Purpose:

To provide advanced skills in performing often complex and difficult duties in implementing the organization’s Purchasing Policies and Procedures for acquisition of goods and services.

To ensure just, equitable, and efficient use of resources and challenge unethical or misguided practices or decisions.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities
  • Preparing and dispatching of Requests for Quotations
  • Processing purchase orders and expediting deliveries.
  • Running tenders in line with the procurement rules.
  • Verification and processing of invoices.
  • Submit applications for Duty and VAT exemptions to the Ministry of Finance and follow up on approvals.
  • Liaise with the Admin Officer to inventory equipment in the assets database
  • Maintain procurement and requisitions tracking system
  • Assist Managers in developing procurement plans
  • Monitor contract performance and ensure compliance with terms and conditions.
  • Facilitate renewal of contractual agreements based on performance evaluation.
  • Capacity building of staff on procurement practices and procedures
  • Respond to queries from contractors and staff in regard to procurement matters.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and attitudes
  • BA/BS Degree in Administration or Business Management (not a Must)
  • Professional Qualifications in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management
  • Registration with the Kenya Institute of Supplies Management
  • Demonstrated good written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent planning, organization and negotiation skills
  • Team work, client orientation and ability to make sound decisions
  • Demonstrate diplomacy, flexibility, and resourcefulness
Salary Scale: 20,000/- to 40,000/-

But negotiable depending on experience

please apply stating your current salary

Applications: Please send up to date CV, accompanied by at least 3 referee telephone numbers/email addresses to:

Summit Recruitment & Training Rhino House,
Karen Road, Karen.

Email: sue@summitrecruitment-kenya.com

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please indicate on email which position you are interested in.

Deadline: 1st of March 2012

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