Job Description/RequirementsThe successful candidate will be responsible for the management of the procurement functions and purchases of goods and services while ensuring the institution sticks to budgets and operates profitably. He/She will be responsible for strategizing and negotiating with suppliers. The ideal candidatemusthave at least 3 years in a similar position.Key Responsibilities:• Liaise with key role players to determine their product and service needs.• Monitor business trends and product availability to pay the best price for the company goods and services without sacrificing quality & delivery times.• Nurtures relationships with suppliers to negotiate the best prices for the company.• Identify and research potential new suppliers.• Develop and implement strategies for procuring, storing and distributing goods or services and maintain stock levels.• Developing procurement strategies that are inventive and cost effective.• Reviewing suppliers’ contractual documentation.• Ensuring that applicable due diligence investigations on potential suppliers are undertaken, reviewed, and filled for future reference.• Review relationship with existing suppliers to ensure ongoing feasibility.• Processing and approving purchase orders on Sage and planning for the delivery of goods and services.• Maintaining supplier and procurement data on sage.• Management of procurement staff.Qualifications:• Bachelor’s degree or Diploma in Business/Logistics/Supply Chain Management or related field.•Musthave at least 3 years’ experience as a Senior Procurement Officer or Buyer.• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, and Access)• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.•Musthave in-depth knowledge of preparing and reviewing contracts, invoicing and negotiating terms.• Have excellent financial analysis and be competent in excel.• Be good at networking.Monthly gross salary: Negotiable depending on skills and experience.Position Level: Lower Mid-Level.Location: Lamu, Kenya.Deadline: 13th September 2021.We endeavour to make contact with all of our applicants, but unfortunately high volumes of applications make this unrealistic. If you do not hear from us within two weeks your application has not been successful on this occasion. This does not mean you will not be considered for future roles so please keep an eye on our job board and apply for positions that match your skills and experience.*** Summit Recruitment & Search, as a policy, does not charge any fee as a pre-employment or post-employment requirement***
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