Procurement Manager Job, Procurement Job Vacancies In Kenya, 

Procurement Manager , Meridian Health Group.

Key Responsibilities / Duties

Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

Operational Responsibilities

  • Provide support and guidance to user departments in the development of specifications.

  • Ensure efficient and cost-effective sourcing and delivery of materials, services, and/or equipment to user departments.

  • Develop and implement sourcing strategies for spend management, supplier development and management, category buying, contracts, vendor-managed inventory, and rating processes amongst others.

  • Lead supplier pre-qualification, selection and development processes, quotation, and tender processes in a timely and transparent manner.

  • Contribute to lead-time reduction and demand management initiatives to optimize inventory levels.

  • Ensure cost-effectiveness, quality, and timely procurement and delivery of all supply services.

  • Manage development and preparation of contracts and ensure all contracts renewals reviews are done on time.

  • Prepare appropriate financial, inventory, and other reports.

Qualifications

  • O-levels/A-Levels

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Procurement, or any other related field from a recognized institution.

  • Full professional qualification in Purchasing and Supplies Management.

  • A Member of the Kenya Institute of Supplies Management with a valid practicing license.

  • Computer skills

  • Minimum of 5 years procurement experience in a large establishment with 3 years at the management level.

  • Hospital experience is essential.

  • Training in pharmacology or related fields is highly desired.

Functional Skills:

  • Strong analytical skills.

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft excel.

  • Good presentation skills.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with others both verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to work as an effective team member.

  • Exercise sound judgment and initiative

  • Superb problem-solving skills.

  • Strong leadership qualities.

Personal Attributes

  • Organizational, managerial, and administrative abilities

  • Ability to get on well with a diverse workforce

  • Honesty and integrity

  • Positive working attitude and ability to give and take instructions

  • Ability to work with minimum supervision

  • Creativity and innovation

How To Apply

Interested candidates meeting the requirements for any of the positions above should send their current CV and cover letter quoting the post applying for in the subject line to: [email protected] by close of business on 15th May 2022.

Due to urgency in filling the above positions, shortlisting will be done on a rolling basis.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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