Job Summary

The Procurement Officer will be in charge of raw material purchases specifically maize.

  • Minimum Qualification: Highschool
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

Suguna Poultry (Kenya) Limited is a subsidiary of Suguna Holdings, one of the leadig Poultry companies in the world. We are looking for a well experienced and a go-getter person to fill the position Procurement Officer

Responsibilities

  1. Discover profitable suppliers and initiate business and organization partnerships
  2. Negotiate with external vendors to secure advantageous terms
  3. Approve the ordering of necessary goods and services
  4. Finalize purchase details of orders and deliveries
  5. Examine and test existing contracts
  6. Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
  7. Collaborate with key persons to ensure clarity of the specifications and expectations of the company
  8. Foresee alterations in the comparative negotiating ability of suppliers and clients
  9. Expect unfavorable events through analysis of data and prepare control strategies
  10. Perform risk management for supply contracts and agreements
  11. Control spend and build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs

 

Requirements

  • Diploma/’O’ level with experience in purchasing will be considered.
  • Minimum 3 years work experience preferably feed company
  • Proven working experience as a procurement manager, procurement officer 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

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