November 2018 Procurement Officer Job Recruitment in Kisii Kenya

Procurement Officer – Kisii (30,000)


The main role of the procurement manager will be to deliver on a group procurement plan, which will include spends consolidation and management of the tender process, leveraging on volumes and expertise.

This position will supervise Stores team within the hospitals.


  • Identifying target markets and developing strategies to communicate with them.
  • Deliver on the Kenyan strategic procurement initiatives and roll out the procurement plan.
  • Develop key processes, procedures and work templates at Hospital level to ensure continuous improvement and adhere to the ISO 9001 principles.
  • Foster savings by using the procurement levers such as standardization, optimization, consolidation and outsourcing.
  • Assist in building the category management plan.
  • Ensure continuous supply of medical supplies whilst minimizing inventory costs.
  • Co-ordinate tenders and negotiate with vendors as required.
  • Co-ordinate the effective resolution of vendor queries & other finance related issues. Assist in the sourcing of products as required.
  • Chair the Group procurement committee.
  • Implement the supplier performance management plan; roll out KPIs and report on performance of suppliers.
  • Manage price agreements and contracts as required.
  • Assist in Oracle system roll out throughout our facilities on the procurement agenda.
  • Any other relevant duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Key Relationships


  • Directors
  • Head of departments
  • Other team members


  • Relevant suppliers


  • Minimum 5 years Procurement experience in a Multinational company
  • Procurement exposure in the healthcare or medical devices & pharmaceuticals industries
  • Advanced Excel skills (pivot tables, Vlookup but not limited to)
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve cost savings
  • Proven track records of change management


  • Bright autonomous mind
  • Social media savvy
  • Philosophy of collaboration and teamwork
  • Self-starter
  • Results-oriented personality
  • Possessing tolerance for complex
  • Ability to lead projects and people to deliver results
  • Supervisory skills

Education and professional memberships

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in business, supply chain, procurement or an equivalent field
  • Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) qualification
  • Proficiency in Microsoft word, excel, outlook and PowerPoint advanced.

Equipment used

  • Computers/ Laptops
  • Calculator

If you meet the above qualifications, kindly send your CV to clearly indicating “Procurement Officer” on the subject line on or before 9th November 2018.

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