Reeds Africa Procurement Officer Job Opportunity Feb 2019

Recruitment opportunity : Reeds Africa Job vacancy

Job opening Kenya : Procurement Officer career vacancy

Our client a well-established electro mechanical contractor and supplier in Kenya is looking to hire a Procurement Officer.

Job Purpose

The candidate will be responsible for compiling information and records to draw up purchase orders for procurement of materials and services.


  • Prepare purchase orders and send copies to suppliers and to departments originating requests.
  • Compare suppliers’ bills with bids and purchase orders to verify accuracy.
  • Prepare, maintain, and review purchasing files, reports and price lists.
  • Check shipments when they arrive to ensure that orders have been filled correctly and that goods meet specifications.
  • Compare prices, specifications, and delivery dates to determine the best bid among potential suppliers.
  • Review requisition orders to verify accuracy, terminology, and specifications.
  • Determine if inventory quantities are sufficient for needs, ordering more materials when necessary.
  • Calculate costs of orders, and charge or forward invoices to appropriate accounts.
  • Maintain knowledge of all organizational and governmental rules affecting purchases, and provide information about these rules to organization staff members and to vendors.
  • Contact suppliers to schedule or expedite deliveries and to resolve shortages, missed or late deliveries, and other problems.
  • Respond to customer and supplier inquiries about order status, changes, or cancellations.
  • Monitor contractor performance, recommending contract modifications when necessary.


  • Bachelor of Science in Procurement and Supplies (Second Class Upper an above)
  • At least 3 years’ experience in similar role especially in Manufacturing sector
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Familiarity with procurement and supply programs

How to Apply

All applications should be done on or before close of business 15th February 2019 on link below:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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