Procurement & Logistics Officer Job, Procurement Jobs Kenya 2022, 

 Our client in the Food and Beverage Industry is looking to hire a Procurement and Logistics Officer.

Employee Status: Full time, Perm

Reports into: Lead Cost Controller

Role Overview

Responsible for evaluating suppliers, products, and services, negotiating contracts, and ensuring that approved purchases are cost-efficient and of high quality. You also have responsibility for maintaining the integrity of the company’s stock management system (Marketman)

PURCHASING

  • Ordering for Commissary & Production Store (informed by sales patterns, inventory and an agreed additional buffer of 25 %)
  • Monitoring Supervisor ordering (in line with MOQs) and questioning any major deviations from the established MOQs
  • Ingredient/item sourcing in the marketplace: Research & seek the best available quality for the lowest price by evaluating suppliers quarterly
  • Supplier onboarding – vetting suppliers against the organization’s standards and communicating the organization’s agreement with suppliers (via SLAs)
  • Maintaining Supplier relations – Handle feedback to suppliers/ complaints/ To positively create deeper supplier relationships to encourage benefits (via visits, rapport gifts etc.)
  • Liaise between suppliers and restaurants to ensure their needs are being met
  • Negotiate and agree/create contracts, monitoring the quality of service and product provided
  • Ensure the companies purchasing systems are up to date with products and pricing to facilitate its smooth operation at restaurant level
  • Maintaining and updating supplier information such as qualifications, delivery times, product ranges,
  • Maintaining good supplier
  • Researching and evaluating prospective
  • Preparing budgets, cost analyses, and

STOCK CONTROL & REPORTING

  • Producing a monthly inventory report for Commissary
  • Ensuring mid-month and end month stock takes Commissary are undertaken
  • Ensuring monthly stock variance reports are communicated to Directors
  • Ensuring Commissary wastage reports are issued and monitored and any shortages / losses or  suspicious movements are reported to Management

ASSET MANAGEMENT

  • Maintenance of monthly utensils list for each branch (stock control and replenishment)
  • Managing company assets
  • Cataloguing company assets and providing monthly reports and audits

RECEIVING & DISPATCH

  • Ensuring the quality of goods received and appropriately rejecting those that are substandard
  • Setting standards for quality of ingredients/items, communicating this with suppliers and ensuring compliance
  • Management and filing of all receiving and waste documents

LOGISTICS 

  • Creating and communicating company van schedule on daily basis
  • Ensuring food and beverage items are delivered to all branches (correct items, at time required)
  • Ensuring adequate van maintenance
  • Providing flexible, fast and efficient logistic solutions when required

Qualifications

  • Computer literate – proficient in Excel
  • Preferably from an accounting background or bookkeeping
  • Have excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Physically fit as you will be required to receive heavy goods
  • Organization skills
  • Numerical skills
  • High school diploma
  • Degree in accounting, business management or a similar field
  • 2+ years of experience as a procurement officer or in a similar
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and purchasing
  • Strong communication and negotiation
  • Good analytical and strategic thinking
  • Attention to detail.

How to Apply

Please send your CV to [email protected]

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