Procurement Assistant

Oloolaiser Water and Sewerage Company Ltd (OWSC)

Job Summary

To ensure efficient procurement and distribution and distribution of stores, disposal of unserviceable and or obsolete stores.

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description

Oloolaiser Water and Sewerage Company Ltd (OWSC) is a water and sanitation services provider registered under the Company’s Act Cap 486 of laws of Kenya and operated as an agent of Tanathi Water Services Board. Water services provision are devolved to County Governments under the promulgation of the Constitution 2010 and therefore the Company is wholly owned by County Government of Kajiado and regulated by Water Services Regulatory Board (WASREB). OWSC is mandated to supply water in the. Jurisdiction of Kajiado North and West Sub Counties

To strengthen Key Human Resource capacity, we invite applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates with excellent credentials to fill the following position:

Reporting To: Procurement and Supplies Officer
Department: Procurement
Job summary: To ensure efficient procurement and distribution and distribution of stores, disposal of unserviceable and or obsolete stores.
Job Grade 6 (I)

Key Tasks
o Assisting the Procurement Officer in running the Procurement office and handling all procurement roles of the company.
o Procuring goods and services for the company through prompt conversion of purchase requisitions to purchase orders.
o Managing the quotation process and expediting the delivery of goods and services.
o Assisting in supplier pre-qualification and participate in the opening of tenders
o Working in conjunction with the line managers to ensure clear specification of goods / services.
o Processing purchase requisitions and ensuring they are duly approved by the relevant signatories before converting into purchase orders.
o Maintain efficient procurement and distribution and distribution of stores, disposal of unserviceable and or obsolete stores.
o Initiates review of procurement policies, regulations and standards.
o Reviews re-order levels and monitor the movement of relevant products.
o Undertakes marketing surveillance of relevant products.
o Establishes linkages with suppliers.
o Analyzing requests for quotation.
o Tracking purchase orders for approval and forwarding to suppliers.
o Prepare budget proposals.
o Prepare weekly delivery status progress reports.
o Preparing weekly supplier delivery plans for review and implementation
o Perform any other duties as assigned.

Requirements for Appointment
For direct appointment to this grade a candidate must have a Diploma in Supplies Management with a minimum of 2 years’ experience Professional Qualifications:
Must be a member of a recognized professional procurement body (KISM)
Must be a licensed practitioner
Knowledge of contract law is an added advantage.
Knowledge of e-procurement systems
Knowledge of Public Procurement and Disposal Act

Written applications together with the required credentials should be send to:
The Human Resource and Admin Officer
Oloolaiser Water and Sewerage Company Limited
P. 0 BOX 333 - 00206, KISERIAN

Applications should reach the Company Offices located at Isalu Centre Ground Floor at Ongata Rongai along Magadi Road on or before 5th October, 2020 by end of business.

Details of the job descriptions and requirements for appointments are available at our company website:

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