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Procurement Officer – Market Research and Survey

PURPOSE

  • The job exists to ensure that adequate market survey and research is carried out for all goods, works and services which will form a benchmark for purchase of goods, works and services whilst exploring new and alternative market sources.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Carry-out Procurement related Market Research.
  • Monitor market trends, competitor strategies and market supplier in relation to procurement of goods, works and services.
  • Continuous investigations of new suppliers and market prices trend for goods, works and services that the business continuously requires.
  • Carry out market surveys for all goods, works and services to inform the placing of orders and adjudication by the relevant awarding Committees.
  • Prepare and continuously update the market survey reports for all consumable goods, works and services.
  • Analyze the current procurement spend situation and use spend data to evaluate the various categories.
  • Ensure that all procurement activities strictly adhere to established policy and procedures

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Procurement, or any business-related degree.

Professional Qualifications

  • Professional certification: Professional Diplomas from Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies (CIPS) or Certified Procurement and Supply Professional of Kenya (CPSK) or progressing towards qualification.

Experience

  • Minimum of five (5) experience in a busy procurement related function with a bias in market survey.

Skills and Attributes

  • Strong analytical, inquisitive and critical thinking
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Confident negotiation/ persuasion skills
  • Good supplier relations & management skills
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to learn new skills & adjust accordingly as might be required.
  • Planning and organising.
  • Relationship management .
  • Computer literate in MS Office and other office applications.
  • Understanding of the market environment and competitors.
  • Technical competence in Supply Chain.
  • Able to self-manage & to work with minimal or no supervision at all.

Procurement Assistant

PURPOSE:

  • The bearer of this role shall be responsible for sourcing and purchasing goods, works and services that the organization needs to function effectively in a timely manner.
  • The individual shall also be expected to participate in preparation of annual procurement plans

 PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare request for quotations, send them to prequalified suppliers and follow-up for timely submission of the quotations.
  • Participate in evaluation of quotations and preparation of quotation analysis.
  • Undertake price negotiations for the selected procurements.
  • Submit all quotation analysis for approval by the Evaluation Committee.
  • Raise and issue purchase orders and ensure approvals are obtained.
  • Follow up and expedite on the delivery of good and services.
  • Process payments for all goods delivered and services rendered.
  • Maintain procurement records for each procurement.
  • Ensure safe custody of all procurement documents, files and samples.
  • Ensure that all procurement activities strictly adhere to established policy and procedures.
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PERSON SPECIFICATION

Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Procurement, or any business-related degree .

Professional Qualifications

  • Professional certification: Graduate Diploma Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies(CIPS) or Associate in Procurement and Supply of Kenya (APSK) or progressing towards qualification.

Experience

  • Minimum of three (3) years experience in a busy procurement related function.

 Skills and Attributes

  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Leads by example and empowers others by instilling a sense of ownership
  • Confident negotiation/ persuasion skills Desirable knowledge/skills and Experience Required:
  • Development and maintenance of service level agreements
  • Planning and organising
  • Cost centre management and budgeting
  • Relationship management
  • Computer literate in MS Office and other office applications
  • Understanding of the working environment /competitors
  • Technical competence

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