Procurement Officer Jobs In Kenya 2021

Procurement Officer Jobs In Kenya.

The Procurement Officer is a strategic role in the supply chain for Marie Stopes Kenya. This role requires an
astute and highly dependable individual who will oversee purchasing activities and ensure that purchased items
are both cost-efficient and of high quality. The Procurement Officer’s overall responsibilities include maintaining
positive supplier and key stakeholder relations, evaluating supply options, purchasing goods and services, and
maintaining accurate records. The Procurement Officer should have an analytical mind and keep up with product
and service trends in the industry. Ultimately, he/she should be able to negotiate well and ensure that all
purchases comply with company policy and ethical standards and are delivered by suppliers in a timely manner.
Excellent communication skills, business acumen as well as aptitude in using computers are key skills for this
position.
Marie Stopes Kenya is an NGO registered in Kenya as a local implementing partner of MSI Reproductive Choices, a UK charity. We deliver quality sexual and reproductive healthcare, family planning and other women’s health services to millions of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable women. We want to make sure that women have a choice when it comes to having children and that death by unsafe abortion is reduced. It is the responsibility of this role is to further our goal of MAKING CHOICE POSSIBLE for every Kenyan. The post holder commits to and is held accountable to MSI Reproductive Choices core values: Mission-driven Client-centred Accountable Courageous

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Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee and supervise activities of the purchasing department.
  • Prepare plans for the purchase of equipment, services, and supplies on time and within budget.
  • Attend to procurement requisitions in a timely manner and provide timely feedback to relevant stakeholders regarding their requests
  • Follow and enforce the company’s procurement policies and procedures.
  • Review, compare, analyze, recommend and obtain approvals for products and services to be purchased.
  • Manage inventories and maintain accurate purchase and pricing records.
  • Maintain and update supplier information such as qualifications, delivery times, product ranges, performance etc.
  • Maintain good supplier relations and negotiating contracts.
  • Research and evaluat prospective suppliers.
  • Prepare budgets, cost analyses, and reports as directed by the Procurement & Logistics Manager.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, healthcare or a similar field preferred.
  • 2+ years of experience as a Procurement Officer or in a similar position.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and ERPs.

Skills:

  • High level of attention to detail
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • Good analytical and strategic thinking skills
  • High regard for confidentiality
  • Ability to work efficiently in a strict deadline-driven environment

Behaviours and Values:

Successful performance at MSK is not simply defined in terms of ‘what’ people achieve, but equally is about
‘how’ people go about their jobs and the impact that they have on others.

How To Apply

Suitable and qualified internal candidates should email one document combining an application letter and CV
to pd@mariestopes.or.ke on or before 18 th November 2021. The subject of the email should read
Procurement Officer. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Do not attach certificates and
testimonials. Marie Stopes Kenya is an equal opportunity employer and does not ask for fees at any stage of
the recruitment process. Successful candidates must abide by MSI’s Antifraud & Bribery Policy and
Safeguarding Policy, including protection of children and vulnerable adults. Only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted.

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