Job Summary

Our client, the fastest growing aquaculture looking to scale from a start-up to a more structured entity and one of the largest tilapia producers in East Africa is looking to recruit a Procurement Manager.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 8 years

Job Description/Requirements

The successful candidate will be the cornerstone supporting the complex domestic and import inputs side of the business, and large-scale construction projects that are core to the company’s growth strategy. The ideal candidate MUST have a minimum of 8 years’ experience in a similar position; at least 2 years in a senior management role.

Key Responsibilities:
•    Developing and mastering systems to procure material and equipment in a fashion that ensures project success.
•    Managing a procurement team to achieve an efficient and quick delivery/procurement speed.
•    Working within bill of quantities constraints and project timelines to deliver optimal outcomes, developing supplier relationships, negotiating pricing and payment terms.
•    Interfacing with the finance department to track utilization, project cost allocation, and purchase forecasting.
•    Developing relationships with the suppliers and ensuring there is mutual cooperation and understanding on the key terms and responsibilities from both parties.

•    MUST have a professional procurement exam from a recognized program and have several years of relevant senior procurement experience.
•    Must have a minimum of 8 years’ professional experience from a reputable company; at least 2 years in a senior management role.
•    Must have proficient knowledge in procurement and supply chain operations.
•    Proficient knowledge in computerized procurement systems.
•    Experience with procurement processes across the supply chain and procurement process as well as strong experience related to inventory systems.
•    Experience in the Aquaculture industry experience will be an added benefit.
•    Excellent leadership skills and team building skills.
•    Well-developed accounting skills, analytical and problem-solving skills.
•    Excellent computer skills including the ability to operate and manage computerized procurement spreadsheets and word processing programs.

Monthly Gross Salary: Monthly gross of Ksh.140,000 - 150,000 (Approx.1,400 –1,500 USD) depending on individual skills and experience.
Position Level: Lower Mid-Level Management.
Location: Nairobi, Kenya.
Deadline: 13th December 2021.

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