Procurement Officer - 3395623

Central Asia Development Group (CADG)
  • Procurement Officer Jobs in Kenya - 3395623

    Central Asia Development Group (CADG)
  • 1 - 10 Years
  • Kenya
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Job Description

Purpose of the Job

The Procurement Officer is to manage the procurement of goods and services within a given region of Africa and will coordinate closely with the Logistics Coordinator and International Procurement Officer to ensure all logistical requirements are met for their assigned project site(s) Initially based in Mali, this position may be moved to other locations depending on needs of the company

Principle Accountabilities

Liaise and collaborate with internal and external parties in order to ensure that CADG Project logistic requirements are met; including regional acquisition, distribution, internal allocation, delivery and final disposal of resources

Develop and maintain positive business relationships with regional vendors to ensure customer requirements are met, take advantage of sales opportunities, and minimize overall costs

Liaise, negotiate, and coordinate with suppliers on delivery and payment terms

Provide project management services, including inventory control, local and regional price listings and appropriate supply chain management

Support the Logistics Coordinator in managing the movement of goods to project sites in order to maximize value and minimize costs

Develop and implement local Logistic Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

Provide timely logistical related reports to CADG Management and associated staff on a routine basis to include cost analysis, supply budgets logistics Expenses, delivery time estimation and supplier evaluations

Train, mentor, and supervise subordinate local staff in the performance of their duties

Ensure the proper invoicing and reconciliations of all payments made to suppliers

Perform all other related tasks as may be assigned by CADG Management


Knowledge and Experience

DegreeDiploma Holder in Logistics or Supply Chain Management

Minimum 3 years of experience in Procurement or as a purchasing officer agent required

Proactive and able to work independently in a highly entrepreneurial and multi-cultural environment

Proven ability to support logistical requirements across multiple projects sites

Strong leadership, team building, and negotiating capabilities preferred

Professional proficiency in English; both written and verbal Business level French is advantageous

Previous experience of working in West or Central Africa preferred

Profile Summary

Type:Company Job

Deadline:30th Nov 2024

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