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Retail & Distribution

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Location : Nairobi Kenya
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Retail & Distribution

Job Description

The Head Buyer will tbe incharge of all Internal Procurement processes and responsible for the development and implementation of a robust procurement strategy that ensures quality procurement that supports the achievement of the business strategy in a compliant, timely, quality and resource-conscious way.

Reports to: Deputy Managing Director

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Formulate procurement and supply chain policies that comply with the Procurement Laws of Kenya as reflected in the company Procurement Policies and procedures
  • Establish the Procurement Committee and facilitate its operations to support value add to the business
  • Formulate the Procurement Plan for the business to support the realisation of the maintenance plan
  • Coordinate procurement planning across the business to align with the company procurement planning policy
  • Develop the procurement budget to support the timely allocation of resources required to deliver on the procurement plan
  • Coordinate the recruitment of suppliers required to successfully deliver on the procurement plan
  • Establish a framework for monitoring the quality of service provided by the suppliers to ensure value to The company
  • Undertake supplier relationship management to ensure suppliers are paid on time, their performance monitored, and issues/ concerns resolved in a timely manner
  • Manage the procurement life cycle from supplier selection, contract and price negotiation maintain client - stakeholder relationships
  • Oversee compliance of procurement policies and guidelines across the department in accordance to the Public Procurement and Disposal Act and regulations
  • Coordinate procurement reporting to ensure decisions are made in a timely manner to enhance delivery
  • Oversee the preparation of bid documents, quotations, requests for proposals and reports for use by the tender committee
  • Coordinate the asset disposal process under the section to ensure compliance with the company guidelines on the same
  • Review vendor contract document such as Local Purchases Order and manage supplier database for the office vendor services to preserve procurement history
  • Monitor performance targets for the department and mentor staff to enhance internal capacity for optimum delivery
  • Supervise and appraise staff in the unit to fully utilize internal capacity and maximize output

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in supply chain management from a recognized institution
  • Diploma in Supply Chain Management/Procurement Management
  • 8+ years of experience in procurement with at least 3 years in a lead procurement role driving strategy development and implementation
Frank Management Consult Ltd
Nyaku House, 1st Floor Argwings Kodhek Rd,Hurlingham
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call us at (254) 020 2724724 / (254 )745897222.

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