Summit Recruitment and Search Africa is a leading Recruitment and Executive Search agency head quartered in Kenya providing outstanding talent to a wide range of companies and NGOs in various business sectors across Africa.
Our client a prominent shipping and construction company is seeking to hire a Procurement Assistant with 4+ yearsâ procurement experience preferably in the Construction sector. He /She will be responsible for procuring high-quality and cost-efficient supplies for the Company as well as negotiations with suppliers for better quality, pricing, and delivery.
Key Responsibilities:Ensure compliance and implementation of the set procurement strategies, policies, and procedures in line with the company strategic objectives. Procure goods and services in compliance with approved policies and procedures based on user requests. Prepare procurement documents including raising and issuing RFQs, LPOs and maintaining accurate records. Perform supplier prequalification, appraisals and maintain the supplier database. Collaborate with key internal users to ensure the clarity of the specifications and expectations. Analyze user requisitions for compliance with the processes and policies. Analyze the quotations from suppliers and perform comparative analysis to ensure value for money. Negotiations with suppliers for better quality, pricing, and delivery. Perform supplier appraisals and due diligence during onboarding process. Supplier relations: following up on orders with suppliers ensuring timely deliveries and suppliersâ issues are well sorted out. Assist in setting out Reorder levels and ensure restocking when levels go down. Work hand in hand with the store dept by coordinating receipt of materials, materials return to suppliers and communication to suppliers on the same. Any other responsibility assigned by the procurement lead or management.
Qualifications:Must relevant bachelorâs degree in procurement or supply chain. Must have 5+ years of experience in procurement and supply chain preferably for the construction sector. Proven proficiency in Microsoft Office, procurement and purchasing software. Must have membership of KISM/CIPS. Must be detail-oriented, analytical, organized and possess strong communication and problem-solving skills.
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