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Procurement Officer at Nation Media Group

Procurement Officer at Nation Media Group

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Procurement Officer

The Nation Media Group has presence in East and Central Africa with operations in print, broadcast and digital media. We are seeking to recruit a Procurement Officer to add value to the operations of the group. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Effective and efficient sourcing of goods and services,  both locally and internationally, as per laid down procedures;
  • Managing supplier/ customers relations;
  • Monitoring market trends;
  • Ensuring timely supply of quality goods and services that meet all specifications , company requirements and from approved suppliers;
  • Analyzing and evaluating RFQ and RFP response documents, recommending the most competitive supplier (s) for engagement and adopting the appropriate purchasing model;
  • Liaising with respective suppliers, clearing and forwarding agents, transporters and regulating authorities such as KRA, KEBS and KPA for timely and effective delivery of materials;
  • Suppliers performance  management through regular tripartite meetings with internal customers and evaluation through SAP MM system for optimal value;
  • Attending internal customer meetings to better understand their requirements; and
  • Contracting and contract management.

Knowledge, skills and experience requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management or related field;
  • A Diploma Graduate in CIPS or equivalent professional certifications;
  • At least 4 years work experience in a similar role in a reputable organization;
  • Project management and analytical skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills;
  • High degree of integrity and honesty;
  • Well conversant with contemporary procurement processes;
  • Prior experience in handling IT hardware/ software purchases and digital requirements important but not a must;
  • Result driven and a team player; and
  • Knowledge of SAP Materials Management module.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should apply before 22nd September 2019 through the following link

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