By December 3, 2020
Posted on Transport and Logistics

Our client a key player in telecom industry is looking to hire a Procurement and Logistics Manager.

Job Location; Nairobi


  • Set up the Logistic department, starting at the beginning supply chain to the provision for local team and customers,
  • In charge of organizing flows and storage of goods required for the company within warehouses at the lowest cost of ownership,
  • Responsible of the local purchasing function and regional sourcing.


  • Analyze and follow purchase and logistic Kpis (stock rotation, etc.) and its evolution in order to optimize overall costs,
  • Identify any anomalies or malfunctions into the logistic and supply chain and its causes,
  • Optimize the logistical organization: identify equipment and materials needs (forklifts, material handling equipment, etc.) and plan the necessary investments in accordance with the management,
  • Ensure that installations and equipment’s are working properly; organize maintenance and reconditioning of damaged equipment.
  • Recruit logistic, purchase teams, and support their integration I collaboration with HR department.
  • Supervise logistic and purchase teams: determine objectives, organize debriefing with teams, ensure information, training and integration of new employees and temporary workers,
  • Evaluate and train purchase and logistic teams under his direct responsibility. Ensure the development of their skills and evaluate their development potentials,
  • Ensure that procurement policies and procedures are applied.

Responsible of general local purchasing costs, subcontracting and production (sourcing, negotiations, contracts…),

  • Responsible of regional purchasing costs, subcontracting and production (sourcing, negotiations, contracts…),
  • Manage procurement order cycle, order of outsourcing and products upstream production
  • Manage group age of goods, plan transport, and implement customs operation upstream and downstream,
  • Follow supplies programs and relationships with internal suppliers and customers
  • Organize reminders in case of delivery late and alert,
  • Organize provision of goods to customers in setback zone and when appropriate, delivery operation to customers,
  • Plan potential deliveries and control customer orders,
  • Control returned goods to suppliers, or defective products requiring repair,
  • Prepare procedures for optimizing costs, schedules, quality and control of phases of getting goods and services,
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by immediate supervisor or Manager


  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management or Procurement.
  • Previous experience in Telecom industry is an added advantage
  • Diploma from Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies (CIPS) or equivalent certification from a recognized institution;
  • Seven (7) years’ experience in a busy procurement environment
  • Female candidates are encouraged to apply
  • Knowledge of ERP systems and related software

All applications should be done on or before close of business 14th December 2020 on link below:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted



Job Information

Status: Closed No of vacancies: 1 Job type: Full Time Job level: Mid level Years of experience: 7 Salary: Negotiable Publish date: 03 Dec 2020

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