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Procurement Supervisor

Can you Manage the Procurement Department?


Job Overview

Category : Procurement and Purchasing
Experience(s) : 5-10 Year
Location : Nairobi
Job Type: Mid Level
Job Kind : Full Time
Highest Educational Level : Degree in Procurement
Salary : Ksh250,000

Client Overview

Our Client is the sole authorized dealer for Caterpillar Products in Kenya. Our client is also the sole approved supplier of genuine Caterpillar parts, which are available at competitive prices. Highly-qualified employees work through an extensive branch network that includes a head office in Nairobi and branches in Kisumu and Mombasa. In addition out clients service centers are equipped to perform total overhauls, there are also qualified service engineers, with necessary diagnostic and repair tools, can be dispatched at any time to customers.

The Procurement Supervisor provides business & Procurement organization knowledge & technical expertise to the BU Procurement team members. Responsible for proper implementation of Procurement policy, processes, and category strategy. Own local procurement results and act as the link between Central Procurement Function category teams and the local business unit leaders (ensure local business need and market analysis are reflected in procurement strategies and own the delivery of those strategies to the client).

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Supervisory all aspects of the procurement department including and not limited to:
    Analysis of the business to ensure operational efficiency and process improvement.
    Track business feedback and reviews and work on plans to implement improvement as a result.
    Supervise and manage the team.
    Build expertise in Country Specifics.
  2. Procurement Policy and Processes
    Order Management
    Payment Resolution
    Credit Management
    Vendor Master Data

Education, Experience, & Skills:
 General Business Skills & Knowledge

  • Strong leadership skills
  • Written and verbal communication & presentation skills.
  • Strong Project Management Skills.
  • Strong understanding of Company Organisational structures
  • Has an excellent understanding of Procurement Cycle, Policies, and Procedures.
  • Good knowledge of internal control and compliance principles
  • DOA/DA knowledge and use.
  • Ability to develop and implement RFI/RFP process and bids.
  • Strong numeracy and analytical skills on financial data including P&L.
  • Communication & Interpersonal skills
  • Project management skills