Procurement Officer

Country: Kenya
Location: Nairobi

Java House is currently sourcing for a self-motivated and dynamic individual to fill the position of Procurement Officer based in Nairobi.

To co-ordinate purchasing duties in a manner that maximizes savings and benefits available to the Company.

Key Responsibility Areas
• To procure capital equipment and materials after analyzing all the options
• Prepare and maintain purchasing records such as vendor quotes, purchasing requisitions, purchase orders and reports
• Work with Projects team in developing specifications for materials and equipment and should manage inventories reorders based on lead times, par levels and potential market development
• To make decisions which are consistent with the company policy guidelines, the prevailing market conditions and adhere to the code of business conduct and ethics
• To prepare spend analysis which is used to provide insights in making continuous improvements
• Coordinate and plan future inventory needs for the Projects department
• Maintain accurate project records
• Effectively coordinate with vendors on all administrative aspects of the project
• Effectively coordinate project scope by ensuring any changes to scope are documented and approved
• Preparing Project tracker and sharing with all the stakeholders
• Liaising with the Central Stores and User departments to ensure timely requisition of goods and services for new branches
• Creating and maintaining effective delivery relationship and partnership with suppliers

Job Specifications
• Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement
• Certificate/Diploma in Building construction, construction technology or construction management

• Experience with Project Management tools and/or software packages specifically MS Projects
• Experience in a fast paced project management environment

Special Conditions:
• Membership of KISM or CIPS

Core Competencies:
• Sourcing
• Negotiation
• Inventory Management - Great places to work

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