Procurement Officer - Mariakani

kilifiKE

full-time

bachelor

about 2 months ago08/11/202209/10/2022

- Accepting Applications

Key Performance Areas

Procurement

  • Timely procure material and services at most competitive rates without compromising on quality.
  • Enhance the process efficiency of PR to PO and fulfil the procurement requirements in-time at optimized cost without compromising on quality.
  • Ensure adherence of Procurement policy and SOP and minimum audit observations are made during internal / external audits.
  • Select, evaluate and maintain relations with vendors through periodic performance reviews
  • Float Enquiries (RFQ) and Invite Quotations, Negotiation with Vendors, making Comparatives, update quotes, cross check market rates for specific & typical items.
  • Secure material availability in accordance with the Material Requirements Plan (MRP).
  • Liaise with the Shipping Companies, transporters and other parties involved for smooth clearance of goods and delivery to the plant(s)
  • Develop and maintain effective relations with local customs authorities and KRA, ensuring that Import Duties and Taxes are paid.
  • Manage and plan minimum stock balances to ensure supplier lead times and stock holding policies are maintained to avoid any stock outs.

Supply Chain Administration

  • Work in collaboration with Cross Functional Teams and Vendors to create strategic value, risk management and gain competitive advantage for the organization.
  • Maintain 100% accuracy in documentation, data management and compliance of SOPs.
  • Pro-actively monitor procurement operational and financial performance and develop personal and departmental action plans to achieve targets set for the department
  • Ensure Timely Payment to Suppliers, Vendors and Business Partners as per agreed PO Terms.

Qualifications required  

  • Minimum academic qualification: Degree in Business Management, Supply Chain Management or equivalent qualifications from a recognized University
  • Qualifications as an added advantage: Certificate in Supply Chain Management
  • Professional registration: KISM or CIPS

Experience required:

  • General work experience (years): Minimum 7 to 8 years in ERP based Procurement function
  • Specific to the position (level/discipline/years): Minimum 5 years in a similar role
  • Industry: Manufacturing
  • End user of ERP System is Must – SAP ERP System preferably

Key competencies and skills:

  • Knowledge of customs regulations & international customs requirements
  • Experience in handling clearing & forwarding, costing analysis, customs and ICMS system.
  • Experience in Strategic Procurement of Technical items like Spares, Consumables, MRO items, Paints etc.
  • Effective Negotiation and Analytical Skills
  • Vendor Management – Selection, Evaluation and Development.

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