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  • Posted: Jun 7, 2019
    Deadline: Jun 25, 2019
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    Paksa Construction Limited was founded in 1985 in Turkey, Istanbul; and later in Nairobi, Kenya in 2010. It has gained a prestigious place in the construction sector by producing distinguished masterpieces in Turkey and Kenya. Paksa Construction Limited using advanced structural workmanship and building production techniques coupled with techniques, quality Turkish and Kenyan materials and superior skilled work force, realizes construction projects that offer safe, comfortable and contemporary spaces in the high end areas of the city.
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    Procurement Manager


    We are a group of companies which consists of construction, contruction chemicals and furniture. We are seeking to hire an experienced Procurement Manager in construction industry who will be reporting to the Head of Finance.

     S/He will as well coordinate the execution of procurement activities including preparation of procurement plans, prequalification of vendors, evaluation of proposals, procurement record management and reporting.

    Location: Nairobi-Upperhill

    Gross Salary: 180k

    Key Responsibilities

    • In liaison with the Head of Finance, determine the company’s purchasing needs and departmental specifications.
    • Receive and review procurement requests and initiate procurement procedures for raw materials, company equipment, supplies and services in a transparent way.
    • Preparation of Requests for Quotation, Initiations to Bid, Requests for Proposal and co-ordination of their timely dispatch.
    • Liaising closely with Shipping /Freight Forwarding agents for timely import delivery & receipt of imported items.
    • Conduct negotiations on contractual agreements with suppliers to ensure added value, lowest total cost while ensuring quality is not compromised.
    • Filing, invoicing, record keeping, following up payments, order disbursement and distribution, responding to inquiries, quotations.
    • Maintain appropriate records such as vendor quotes, purchasing requisitions, purchase orders and reports to ensure that the procurement process, decision, and contractual agreements are accurately documented for accountability and audit purposes.
    • Assist in any internal and external audits and the maintenance of a running list of previous audit recommendations and the status of their implementation.
    • Analyzing invoices against receiving reports before authorization of payment to suppliers and making follow ups to ensure suppliers are paid on time.
    • Monitoring purchases of capital or recurrent expenditure against budget and usage of goods and services within the organization to ensure minimal expenditure.
    • Maintain regular contact with contracted suppliers to monitor adherence to d
    • elivery period according to the terms of procurement agreement


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Economics, Finance, Operations, Civil Engineering or a related area.
    • Must be currently in a managerial role for at least 2 years
    • At least 8 years of experience.
    • Must be familiar with construction materials.
    • Familiarity with relevant legislative and regulatory requirements.
    • Good working knowledge and communication skills.
    • Working experience with ERP is an asset.
    • Basic proficiency with computer applications and programs including email and Microsoft Office.
    • Ability to negotiate, establish, and administer contracts
    • Aptitude in decision-making and working with numbers
    • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
    • Ability to work well with management and staff at all levels
    • Excellent Analytical and record management skills
    • Ability to uphold and respect procurement ethics and to conduct activities with integrity.
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Demonstrate meticulous attention to detail
    • Extremely well organized and self-directed individual with sound technical skills, and analytical ability

    Method of Application

    If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV and copies of your certificate quoting the job title on the email subject (Procurement Manager) to before 25th June 2019.

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