Detergent Manufacturing Procurement Officer Job Vacancy in Nairobi, Kenya

A detergent manufacturing company based in Nairobi seeks to recruit a Procurement Officer reporting to the Chief Accountant.

Key Responsibilities

  • Implement the procurement policy and procedures for the company.
  • Ensure that purchasing is done in a transparent and accountable manner.
  • Ensure the company gets value for money while acquiring goods and services.
  • Work with suppliers to ensure that key processes are running efficiently and are cost-effective.
  • Review delivery orders to ensure supply is met, taking availability, cost, manufacturing process, and lead times into consideration.
  • Identifying areas of potential savings and advice on whether to purchase or lease
  • Create forecast/Budget of demand to be prepared for upcoming requirements of raw materials
  • Ensure timely preparations of requisitions and LPOs
  • Ensure effective tender and contract management
  • Responsible for the Tender process by sourcing for quotations analyzing and awarding tenders in consultation with the procurement committee
  • Ensure strict control of quality for the purchased goods/services.
  • Provide analytical reports on purchases.
  • Make information available in the database and filing system.
  • Ensure procurement documents and records are maintained, safeguarded, and archived as required by law.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree/Diploma in Procurement/Supply Chain/ Logistics/ Contract Management
  • At least 4 years of experience working in a similar role and in a busy environment
  • Membership in relevant professional body
  • Excellent negotiation and analytical skills
  • Internal consulting and advisory skills.
  • Planning and organization skills
  • Decision-making and problem-solving.
  • Good oral, written communication and presentation skills

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send their applications to by COB of 21/10/2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.