• Procurement Officer Job at Flamingo Horticulture

  • Posted on: 27 January, 2017 Deadline: 10 February, 2017
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    Flamingo Horticulture Kenya Limited is Kenya’s largest agricultural export group employing 7,000 people and annually exporting 400 million stems of flowers, 7 million kilos of vegetables. The organization is geographically located in Nairobi, Naivasha and Mt Kenya. Together with 850 vegetables out growers throughout the country. The group has established   itself as a reliable, responsible, innovative and sustainable producer with a deep knowledge and passion for its products. Flamingo Horticulture Kenya Limited   maintains strategic focus to develop a sustainable business which in turn drives integration, development and growth possibilities within Kenya and internationally.

    Procurement Officer



    • Management of the Requisition to Pay process (RTP)
    • Monitoring supply chain total costs and recommending action plans for cost optimization.
    • Sourcing and engagement of suppliers.
    • Ensuring timely delivery of goods and services.
    • Coordinating and developing supplier assessments, score cards and other analytics to enable team to effectively manage supplier performance.
    • Supplier base development and maintenance.
    • Maintaining corporate and unit management control systems.
    • Take an active Lead in negotiating purchases in managed categories
    • Undertaking market research for procurement decisions.
    • Training of users on purchasing processes and maintaining regular communication with them. 


    • High level of integrity, customer focus, negotiation, planning and problem solving skills.
    • PO lead times 10 Days
    • PR lead times three days
    • Deliver Value Improvements savings 5% of spent managed
    • Adherence to Procurement Policies and closure of audit queries
    • Continuous Professional training log
    • Perform supplier evaluations at least one per quarter
    • Experience in Category management
    • Knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) processing module
    • Results oriented and work under pressure with minimum supervision
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills
    • Team Player
    • Adherence to values and principles of Flamingo Horticulture 


    1. Minimum 3-5 years of Procurement related experience
    2. Bachelor’s degree in a business or technical field.
    3. CIPS Diploma in Purchasing and Supply or its equivalent.
    4. Members of KISM or CIPS 

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