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  • Posted: Oct 1, 2022
    Deadline: Oct 7, 2022
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    Kenya Association of Manufacturers is the representative organisation for manufacturing value-add industries in Kenya. Established in 1959 as a private sector body, KAM has evolved into a dynamic, vibrant, credible and respected business association that unites industrialists and offers a common voice for businesses. KAM provides an essential link for co-o...
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    Procurement Assistant Officer

    Job Purpose:

    The position is responsible for supporting in evaluating suppliers, products, and services, negotiating contracts, and ensuring that approved purchases are cost-efficient and of high quality.

    Key Objectives

    • No stock outs
    • Accurate purchase forecasting
    • Security of stock/assets under their care

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Assisting with the preparing plans for the purchase of equipment, services, and supplies.
    • Assisting with to Publish and distribute procurement and disposal opportunities including invitations to tender, pre-qualification documents and invitations for expressions of interest.
    • Co-ordinate the receiving and opening of tender documents and Co-ordinate the evaluation of tenders, quotations, and proposals.
    • Support to Process purchasing transaction for, equipment’s, materials, suppliers, capital goods and service within organizational purchase requirements.
    • Support Invitation and awarding process of the recommended suppliers after rigorous selection process.
    • Participating in Establishment and negotiation of contract terms and condition with suppliers (eg hotels industry) for the use of their wide variety of services.
    • Implementation of procurement records and updating annually standing lists of registered tenderers required by the procuring entity.
    • Creating and maintaining material codes for inventory and maintaining proper inventory records.
    • Support Maintenance of good supplier relations and contracts

    Requirements and Personal Attributes:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement
    • Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) an added advantage
    • At least 3 years relevant work experience in a busy work environment
    • Business Ethics
    • Good planning, financial and budgeting skills
    • Energetic, proactive with ability to meet deadlines in a busy environment
    • Negotiation, Relationship building management with suppliers
    • Team player
    • Time management
    • Customer service excellence

    Method of Application

    Qualifying candidates should complete the online application form and submit their CV and Application letter only to indicating the words “Procurement Assistant Officer ” on the email subject line so as to reach us not later than October 7, 2022. Only the shortlisted shall be contacted

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