Recruitment For A Procurement Officer in Kenya
The duty station for the above job is at the lodge premises in Naro Moru.
Supervise, assign, review and participate in the purchasing of all items and services for the lodge
Locate and assist in the selection of appropriate vendors to promote good procurement practice with due regard to sustainability and ethical purchasing standards
Source, select and negotiate for the best purchase packages in terms of quality, price, terms, deliveries and services with suppliers.
Planning and managing inventory levels of stocked items with due regard to demand and lead times
Ensuring existence and application of adequate controls in the procurement department, assisting in the improvement of existing procedures to lead to better and more efficient procurement processes
Developing and maintaining an effective working relationship with vendors
Degree in commerce/accounting from a recognized university (professional qualification (CIPS) is an added advantage)
An understanding of finance and accounting principles, relevant procurement policies, procedures and systems
Knowledge of Fidelio Materials Control
Computer literacy, attention to detail & problem solving ability
High level of accuracy & effective organizational skills
Excellent negotiation & interpersonal skills
Decision making skills & clear, independent judgement.
Five years’ experience in procurement, preferably in the hospitality industry
A strong understanding of procurement policies and procedures
Experience in developing and maintaining proper procurement policies within a procurement department
Qualified and interested candidates should submit an application letter together with a CV and names of three professional referees to Naro Moru River Lodge by email to [email protected]