Procurement Officer

By July 29, 2021
Posted on Construction

Our client in the construction Industry is looking to hire a Procurement Officer.

Workstation: Nairobi

Job Purpose;

The ideal candidate will be responsible for overseeing the purchasing and tendering activities and ensure that purchased items are both cost-efficient and of high quality. The candidate is also responsible for maintaining positive supplier relations, evaluating supply options, approving purchases, and maintaining accurate records.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Estimate and establish cost parameters and budgets for purchases
  • Create and maintain good relationships with vendors/suppliers
  • Make professional decisions in a fast-paced environment
  • Maintain records of purchases, pricing, and other important data
  • Review and analyze all vendors/suppliers, supply, and price options
  • Develop plans for purchasing equipment, services, and supplies
  • Negotiate the best deal for pricing and supply contracts
  • Ensure that the products and supplies are high quality
  • Maintain and update a list of suppliers and their qualifications, delivery times, and potential future development.
  • Prepare tender/RFQ Proposals by overseeing all aspects of proposal preparation, ensuring quality, and compelling bids are submitted in a timely manner.
  • Oversee the tender/RFQ proposal submission process for formatting, completeness, consistency, and compliance including monitoring all related liabilities and third party contracts.
  • Reviewing all customer requirements to ensure that they are met in the proposal and collaborate with a wide variety of involved parties to include all necessary information within the proposals.
  • Managing databases by organizing and tracking bid submissions and responses, updating the databases regularly and setting up customer profiles in appropriate databases and maintain customer information.
  • Prepare reports.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement or any relevant field.
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of procurement processes, policy, and systems
  • 4 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Exposure to Online tendering and ERP system is a must
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills.
  • Good analytical and strategic thinking skills.
  • Excellent Interpersonal skills and presentation abilities

All applications should be done on or before close of business 12th  Aug 2021 on link below:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Job Information

Status: Open No of vacancies: 1 Job type: Full Time Job level: Mid level Years of experience: 4 Salary: Negotiable Publish date: 29 Jul 2021

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