Sourcing officer Job (50k) Job, Current Procurement Jobs In Kenya,

Position: Sourcing officer,

Location: Nairobi,

Gross Salary: 50K,

Industry: FMCG,

Our client is an e-commerce platform with a distribution solution to serve the market in deep rural areas. They seek to hire a Sourcing Officer who will ensure quality and timely sourcing and procurement of goods in the most cost effective manner while adhering to laid down policies and procedures for the company.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct market research to identify potential suppliers and analyse market to assess present and future product availability and prices to advice management.
  • Receive sourcing orders and forecast from finance department as basis for supplier negotiations, prepare purchase orders and order goods in a timely manner from suppliers.
  • Interact with suppliers on a day to day basis and negotiate aggressively for the very best cost reducing market prices, payment period, expired notice and damaged goods.
  • Resolve any irregularities and non-compliance issues with suppliers concerning purchase orders, tax, payments or any conditions of purchase.
  • Process purchase requisitions / orders as approved by Management
  • Prepare and maintain purchasing records, reports and cost price lists. 
  • Liaise with management for updated cost price lists and communicate to the team.
  • Develop, manage and co-ordinate the procurement processes.
  • Administer supplier performance, including delivery, receipt, warranty, damages and insurance.
  • Comply with and maintain knowledge of applicable rules, legislation, regulations, standards, and best practices
  • Produce and maintain regular reports on a weekly and monthly basis.
  • Manage records and supplier documents.
  • Work with internal stakeholders to determine procurement needs, quality, and delivery requirements.CSS

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