Procurement Manager Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Virtual Hr Recruitment Limited

Job Description

The ideal candidatemust have over 5 years’ experience in Procurement in a busy firm and must be willing to travel.

Key Responsibilities:

Pre-qualify suppliers in conjunction with the Procurement Director.
Ensuring that the organization gets the best value for money on whatever it purchases from third party suppliers.
Creation of procurement budgets on a complete and timely manner.
Working closely with the accounts department to ensure the department stays on track in regards to budgetary lines.
Receiving and issuing items from the stores in accordance with the laid down financial procedures.
Receiving requisitions for the purchase of goods and services and issuing L.P.O’s for the required services after proper evaluation of quotations.
Ensuring correct and timely payment for goods and services consumed by the company.
Minimize wastage in general in all areas.
Constant improvement of the existing processes.
Preparing and evaluating tender documents and keeping them safely.
Controlling stores stock level and ensuring that proper records of the stores are maintained.
Processing and following up of duty and sales tax exemptions as necessary.
Safe custody of local purchase order books.
Any other duties as may be assigned by the Finance Officer.


Must be willing to travel around Kenya.
Minimum ofa Bachelor’s degree in Procurement and Supply Chain Management or related field.
Must have 5 years experience handling procurement in a busy firm.
Must be a Member to a relevant professional body- CIPS/KISM.
Musthave recognized professional qualification – CIPS/CPSP.
Excellent planning skills and highly organized with attention to detail.
Ability to work independently and under strict deadlines.
Can adapt quickly to different environments.
Effective people & project management skills.
Ability to perform at a high level, constantly with proven experience.
Prior experience working in the NGO sector is an added advantage.


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