Procurement Officer

Applications Deadline | March 25, 2022

Procurement Officer

Position Title Procurement Officer
Positions Vacant 1
Employment status (Full-time, Part-time) Full Time
Location Nairobi

About the role

Mwananchi Credit Limited is Kenya’s No. 1 provider of Logbook Loans and other related secured emergency loans.

We are looking for a procurement officer who will assess products, services, and suppliers and negotiate contracts. He/she will also be responsible for insuring approved purchases are of sufficient quality and are cost-efficient.

Responsibilities 

  • Overseeing and supervising employees and all activities of the purchasing department.
  • Preparing plans for the purchase of equipment, services, and supplies.
  • Following and enforcing the company’s procurement policies and procedures.
  • Reviewing, comparing, analyzing, and approving products and services to be purchased.
  • Managing inventories and maintaining accurate purchase and pricing records.
  • Maintaining and updating supplier information such as qualifications, delivery times, product ranges, etc.
  • Maintaining good supplier relations and negotiating contracts.
  • Researching and evaluating prospective suppliers.
  • Preparing budgets, cost analyses, and reports.

Work Experience

  • Experience in a busy office preferably in a finance institution
  • 2+ years of experience as a procurement officer

Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management (Procurement and supply chain)
  • Be a member a of Charted Institute of Purchasing and Suppliers is an added advantage.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and purchasing software.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills.
  • Good analytical and strategic thinking skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Contract Management
  • Records Management
  • Resource Management

How to Apply

Interested and qualified persons to submit their applications by email, attaching an application letter and curriculum vitae to reach [email protected] by or before 25th March 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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