Procurement Manager



Our Client a leading Construction Company in Kenya dealing with concrete admixtures and waterproofing products is currently seeking to fill the role of a procurement manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for procuring all inventory, supplies, services and capital goods for the company including negotiating prices, delivery and credit terms. S/He will be responsible for assessing vendors, determining the most cost-effective inventory and reorder levels, and ensuring that adequate controls to achieve transparency in procurement policies.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Develop and implement purchasing and contract management instructions, policies, and procedures.
  • Resolve vendor or contractor grievances, and claims against suppliers.
  • Review purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to company policy
  • Locate vendors of materials, equipment or supplies, and interview them in order to determine product availability and terms of sales
  • Create risk management strategies for supply contracts, screen and pre-qualify vendors,
  • Liaise with key departments, to ensure clarity of the specifications in close consideration of the organization’s needs
  • Forecasting upcoming demand and lead times / adhoc needs prepare mitigation strategies
  • Contract management, including risk analysis and renegotiation of terms, and evaluating supplier performance including negotiating with external vendors
  • Maintain and review records of purchases and items taken into stock
  • Develop a procurement budget, and manage spend within it in guided by the organization’s procurement processes, including compliance with company authority levels and processes


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in supply chain, procurement or an equivalent field
  • Minimum 5 years Procurement Management in the construction Industry
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve cost savings
  • Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) qualification will be a definite advantage.
  • Contractual negotiations, Supply and demand planning, Budgeting, financial planning & Analysis


Application Procedure:

Qualified & Interested candidates to share their CVs via CC on or before 5th April, 2018


Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted