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Thursday, February 23, 2017
Procurement Officer Job in Kenya
Duma works is recruiting a Procurement Officer for one of our clients. The hiring company is a leading branding agency in Kenya.
We are looking for an experienced Procurement Officer to manage the company’s supply of products and services. The Procurement Officer’s responsibilities include laying strategies to find cost-effective deals and suppliers. The Procurement Manager’s duty is to discover the best ways to cut procurement expenses, so that the company can invest in growth and people.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Approve the ordering of necessary goods and services
Finalise purchase details of orders and deliveries
Examine and test existing contracts
Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
Collaborate with key persons to ensure clarity of the specifications and expectations of the company
Foresee alterations in the comparative negotiating ability of suppliers and clients
Expect unfavourable events through analysis of data and prepare control strategies
Perform risk management for supply contracts and agreements
Control spend and build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs
A minimum of 5 years proven working experience as a Procurement Officer
Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques as well as a dexterity in “reading” the market
Talent in negotiations and networking
Good knowledge of supplier or third party management software: preferably quick books
Aptitude in decision-making and working with numbers
Experience in collecting and analysing data
A degree in supply chain management, logistics or business administration
Cover Letter and detailed CV are to be sent by email to email@example.com marking the subject as “2544”, Your Full name & Phone number e.g. 2544 Barack Obama, +2547xxxxxxxx. If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through.
Deadline for receiving applications: 27th February 2017
You will receive a confirmation email and an alert to take a basic screening test over SMS or online. The email with the test may not arrive immediately. Please be patient. The email/SMS test will typically be 5-8 questions to help us understand your background. Regular SMS rates apply to the test. If you have any issues with the process, please reach out to +254702093793.
If you apply and don’t meet these minimum qualifications, we won’t be able to forward your application to the employer.