Jacaranda Maternity Procurement Officer Career Opportunity in Kenya

Jacaranda Maternity

Position Title: Procurement Officer

About Us

Jacaranda Maternity is designing the future of healthcare in East Africa for the patients who need it most.

Our chain of hospitals in Nairobi are changing the way maternal healthcare is provided by developing better ways to provide high-quality, patient-centered maternity care at low cost.

Currently, we have grown to three maternity hospitals, seeing over 3,000 clients a month, with a view towards further expansion across the country.

We have won global and local recognition, including from the Center for Health Market Innovations, the Gates Foundation, Savings Lives at Birth, and Innovations in Healthcare – and our facility has been independently rated as among the highest quality in Kenya.

We have big ambitions and now also have the right backing of impact investors, such as Johnson & Johnson and Swedfund to realize our vision of 20 hospitals across East Africa by 2027.

To get there, we will need exceptional people to help improve our business operations and strategy for scale. Will you join us and help transform maternal and newborn health care in East Africa?

Role & Responsibilities

Reporting into the Procurement Team, the Procurement Officer will be involved in tracking stock and inventory levels, seeking quotes, updating procurement trackers, researching vendor options, and verifying that data is correct.


Who will be successful in this role?

  • Candidates who understand procurement processes in a healthcare setting
  • Candidates who are good with data entry
  • Candidates who are very fluent in using tools such as Google Docs, Google sheets, Excel, etc
  • Ambition to grow a career in procurement
  • Understanding how to balance speed, accuracy, and efficiency
  • A sense of integrity regarding the importance of safeguarding our company against unfair pricing or mismanaged inventory.


  • Undergraduate degree
  • No less than 5 years of work experience
  • 2 years in procurement and/or logistics work
  • Work experience in a healthcare setting
  • Experience working for a company with over 100 staff members

Additional Desirable Experience or Skills

  • Some background with impact-oriented organizations
  • Experience in training and professional development of others
  • Experience with various off-the-shelf automation technologies used by SMEs (i.e. procurement or finance softwares, project management softwares, communication tools, ERPs etc)

Application Procedure

Interested candidates should apply through THIS LINK.

Due to the volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.