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Procurement Officer

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Supply Chain & Procurement

Manufacturing & Warehousing KSh 45,000 - 60,000
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1 week ago

Job Summary

We are looking for a Procurement Officer who will be responsible for overseeing and managing the procurement activities within the company. This role involves strategic sourcing, contract negotiation, supplier management, and ensuring compliance with procurement policies. The Procurement Officer will play a critical role in optimizing procurement processes, achieving cost savings, and ensuring the timely and quality acquisition of goods and services. The Budget for this role is KES 50,000 to 60,000 per month.

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

Job Description/Requirements

1) Strategic Sourcing and Procurement:

Develop and implement strategic procurement plans aligned with the company’s goals. Identify and evaluate potential suppliers, and establish strong working relationships.


2) Supplier Management:

Negotiate contracts, terms, and pricing with suppliers to secure the best value. Monitor supplier performance and compliance with contractual obligations  Conduct regular supplier evaluations and assessments and maintain a database of approved to suppliers.


3) Contract Management:

Oversee the preparation, review, and management of procurement contracts. Ensure all contracts comply with legal and regulatory requirements. Manage contract renewals and amendments as needed.


4) Cost Management:

Develop and manage the procurement budget. Identify cost-saving opportunities and implement cost reduction strategies. Analyze market trends and price changes to make informed purchasing decisions.


5) Quality Assurance:

Ensure that purchased goods and services meet the company’s quality standards. Work with quality control teams to address any issues or discrepancies with suppliers.


6) Compliance and Risk Management: Ensure compliance with all relevant laws, regulations, and company policies. Identify and mitigate procurement-related risks.


7) Process Improvement:

Continuously review and improve procurement processes and procedures. Implement best practices in procurement and supply chain management.


8) Reporting and Analysis:

Prepare and present procurement reports to senior management. Use data and analytics to drive decision-making and improve procurement processes.



Qualifications:


• Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or a related field    

• Pursuing a certification in CPSP-K (Certified Procurement and Supply Professional of Kenya 

• Minimum of 3 years of experience in procurement,

• Strong negotiation and contract management skills.

• Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

• Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

• Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.

• Knowledge of relevant laws and regulations related to procurement.


Working Conditions:


    Office-based environment with occasional travel to supplier locations as needed.


Application


If meet the above requirements, kindly send your CV and cover letter to Brighter Monday by 21st June 2024 close of business. Only successful applicants will be contacted. 


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