Mar 2018 IT Service Provider Procurement Officer New Job in Kenya

Mar 2018 IT Service Provider Procurement Officer Current Job in Kenya

Our company is a Service Provider in IT Field based in Nairobi, Kenya.

We are seeking to recruit seasoned Procurement Officer.

Procurement Officer Duties and Responsibilities

  • Estimating and establishing cost parameters and budgets for purchases
  • Maintain accurate records of purchases and pricing
  • Create and maintain good relationships with vendors/suppliers
  • Making 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
  • Develops 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
  • Create and maintain inventory of all incoming and current supplies
  • Maintain and update list of suppliers and their qualifications, delivery times, and potential future development
  • Working with team members and Procurement Manager to complete duties as needed

Procurement Officer Requirements and Qualifications

  • Minimum O level grade of B plain
  • Bachelor’s degree in Procurement or related field
  • Professional certifications like CPSP will be added advantage
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of procurement processes, policy, and systems
  • Two (2) years previous experience as procurement officer or related position
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel)
  • Ability to analyze problems and strategize for better solutions
  • Ability to negotiate, establish, and administer contracts
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
  • Accurate and precise attention to detail

Candidates who meet the above qualifications should send their CV by Friday 16th of March 2018 via email address: careers@paytechafrica.com, indicating on the subject head the position they are applying for.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted