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Procurement Officer Job at Reeds Africa Consult - Career Opportunity in Kenya
Job Category: Logistics/ Transportation/ Procurements
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job: 12 August 2021
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 29-07-2021
Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 29-07-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 29-07-2065
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Procurement Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Consulting , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

Reeds Africa Consult

Deadline of this Job:
12 August 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, July 29, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 48

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree


Job application procedure
All applications should be done on or before close of business 12th Aug 2021 on link below:
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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