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PROCUREMENT OFFICER

Role, purpose & scope:

The Procurement Officer is fully responsible for all procurement support and ensures that procurement is carried out according to agreed procurement plans and requests, procurement procedures and policies. The officer is responsible for ensuring there is value for money in all purchases and streamlines integrity in safeguarding organization funds

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead transformational activities to build procurement organizational capabilities and improve procurement efficiency. 

  • Implementing existing supplies regulations, procedures, and systems 

  • Developing procurement strategies that are inventive and cost-effective. 

  • Sourcing and engaging reliable suppliers and vendors in our operational areas. 

  • Negotiating with suppliers and vendors to secure advantageous terms. 

  • Reviewing existing contracts with suppliers and vendors to ensure on-going feasibility.

  • Building and maintaining long-term relationships with vendors and suppliers. 

  • Approving purchase orders and organizing and confirming delivery of goods and services.

  • Performing risk assessments on potential contracts and agreements.

  • Controlling the procurement budget and promoting a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs. 

  • Ensure adherence to all safety, health, and environmental rules and regulations. 

  • Keep abreast of changing industry trends.

Required Knowledge Skills & Abilities:

  • Member of good standing

  • Strong computer literacy with full knowledge of MS Office application

 

Required Qualifications, Experience & Competencies

  • Must hold at least a Bachelor’s degree in Procurement & Supply Management or its equivalent from a recognized institution 

  • At least five years of progressive experience (or similar) – preferably working with donor funded projects. 

  • Registered with KISM or its equivalent.

 

Candidates who meet the aforementioned requirements and wish to be considered for the above position should send their C.V and letter of Motivation to the hr@impactkenya.org quoting the job tittle as the subject on or before 6th October,2023.

 

All applications should be addressed to:

The Executive Director,

Indigenous Movement for Peace Advancement and Conflict Transformation (IMPACT)

P.O BOX 499-10400 Nanyuki

 

IMPACT works with Indigenous Peoples' and Local Communities, and therefore candidates who understand the dynamics and context around these groups are highly encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews

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