Purchasing Officer Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Aurum Consultants

Job Description
Aurum Consultants is a full service consulting firm focused on addressing the consulting and educational needs of its clients. Aurum’s consultants are among those rare people who can design, develop, and implement solutions that address business problems across many disciplines. We draw upon the talents of people who have designed and implemented a variety of business processes and systems to support all business functions, develop robust data repositories, implement tools to drive performance improve, develop sophisticated decision management analytics and introduce technology which best suits the specific business case.

Main Purpose

The Procurement Assistant shall be responsible for supporting in the day to day procurement activities and coordinating with heads of departments to ensure timely purchase of required items.

Job Responsibilities

Completing all purchase order requests before a purchase order is prepared
Assisting management with obtaining competitive price quotations /carrying market research
Placing food orders based on requirements and ensuring prompt delivery
Documenting all items received by the establishment in accordance with establishments’ purchasing and receiving procedures;
Preparing and presenting daily purchases made to the Managing Director by 9.00am the following day
Generating purchase orders and obtaining authorization prior to processing these orders
Establishing and maintaining par stocks on all inventoried items
Daily, weekly and monthly stock
Any other duty as will be given from time to time.


Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies (CIPS) Diploma from a recognized institution;
Accounting qualifications
At least three (3) years working experience in a comparable position.
Have good communication and interpersonal skills
Demonstrate meticulous attention to detail and creativity
Be a strong team player
Honesty and integrity
Proficiency in Materials Control System.

Method of Application

Qualified candidates should send their CV and application letter quoting their expected salary. This is an urgent position and will remain open until it’s filled. Only qualified candidates should apply.