Procurement & Logistics Manager Job in Nairobi, Kenya (180K)

  • Published date: October 4, 2019
  • Category: Transport & Logistics
    • Location: Nairobi, Nairobi
  • Jop type:
  • Salary: Ksh Not mentioned
  • Company name: Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

Job Title: Procurement & Logistics Manager

Location: Nairobi

Salary: 150K – 180K

Our client is a well-established agricultural inputs supplier.

They seek to hire an efficient and effective Procurement & Logistics Manager who will lead the procurement department in the development and implementation of cost effective and efficient procurement and logistics systems.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support new product development

  • Facilitate product knowledge for internal staff, stockists and farmers

  • Facilitate product availability by reviewing and adjusting inventory levels and production schedules

  • Manage and develop the purchasing function of the organisation, putting in place cost effective and efficient procurement and distribution systems

  • Develop, review and update departmental policies and plans in line with the organization’s strategic objectives, industrial standards and global trends;

  • Manage the purchasing information and systems

  • Manage and develop the existing and potential supplier pool and update the Approved Vendor List

  • Supervise Procurement & Logistics staff and identify their development and training needs

  • Effective and proactive liaison with other departments as necessary to forecast, budget and plan to meet purchases deadlines

  • Lead all key supplier relationships, negotiate with local and international suppliers and set up frame contracts

  • Manage Request for Quotation, Initiations to Bid, Requests for Proposal and co-ordination of their timely dispatch

  • Assist with coordination with the selected bidder to ensure completion of administrative processes including bid security, contract award notice and that contract documents are distributed accordingly, where necessary

  • Establish and rationalize Supplier Agreements, identify new opportunities as well as seek ways to improve efficiencies and ensure purchasing compliance

  • Review purchasing arrangements with suppliers including price, delivery, performance and discounts to achieve reduced supply chain costs to the company

  • Drafting and negotiation of contracts and subsequent administration

Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Procurement/Supply chain/Commerce or a related field

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies

  • At least 5 years’ experience leading a busy procurement department at supervisory level

  • Good negotiation, analytical, presentation and communication skills

  • Experience in retail, wholesale & distribution with good understanding of import processes

  • Ability to create and maintain effective vendor relationships

  • Good knowledge of contracting principles

  • Ability to communicate information in a clear, well organized and professional manner

  • Solid organization and analytical skills, ability to work with processes, numbers and statistics

  • Able to uphold and respect procurement ethics and to conduct activities with integrity

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualifications and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Procurement & Logistics Manager) to on or before Friday 11th October 2019

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted

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