Procurement Officer NGO Jobs In Kenya

Marie Stopes International is an international non-governmental organisation providing contraception and safe abortion services in 37 countries around the world. Marie Stopes International as an organisation lobbies in favour of access to abortion, and provides a variety of sexual and reproductive healthcare services including advice, vasectomies, and abortions in the UK and other countries where it is legal to do so. In 2015 there were an estimated 21 million women around the world using a method of contraception provided by Marie Stopes International provided. The contraception and safe abortion services that the organisation provided in 2015 averted 6.3 million unintended pregnancies, 4 million unsafe abortions and 18,100 maternal deaths. The organisation’s core services include family planning; safe abortion and post-abortion care; maternal and child health care, including safe delivery and obstetrics; diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted infections; and HIV/AIDS prevention.

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.

Requirements

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:

  1. High level of attention to detail
  2. Strong communication and negotiation skills
  3. Good analytical and strategic thinking skills
  4. High regard for confidentiality
  5. Ability to work efficiently in a strict deadline–driven environment

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How To Apply

Submit your CV, copies of relevant documents and Application to  pd@mariestopes.or.ke
Use the title of the position as the subject of the email

Closing Date : 18 November. 2021
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