10 May 2018

Nation Media Group Job Vacancy : Procurement Officer

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Job Ref: HR-SPO-05-2018

The Nation Media Group has presence in East and Central Africa with operations in print, broadcast and digital media.

We are seeking to recruit a Senior Procurement Officer to add value to the operations of the group through the Procurement Department.

The successful candidate will report to the Procurement Manager and will work with teams across the organization.

The key result areas for this position will include:

Responsibilities for the Senior Procurement Officer Job

  • Effective and efficient sourcing of goods and services, both locally and internationally, as per laid down procedures;
  • Managing supplier/ customers relations;
  • Monitoring market trends;
  • Ensuring timely supply of quality goods and services that meet all specifications, company requirements and from approved suppliers;
  • Analyzing and evaluating RFQ and RFP response documents, recommending the most competitive supplier (s) for engagement and adopting the appropriate purchasing model;
  • Liaising with respective suppliers, clearing and forwarding agents, transporters and regulating authorities such as KRA, KEBS and KPA for timely and effective delivery of materials;
  • Suppliers performance management through regular tripartite meetings with internal customers and evaluation through SAP MM system for optimal value;
  • Attending internal customer meetings to better understand their requirements; and
  • Contracting and contract management.

Senior Procurement Officer Job requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management;
  • A Graduate Diploma in CIPS or equivalent professional certifications;
  • At least 4 years work experience in a similar role in a reputable organization;
  • Project management skills;
  • Analytical skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills;
  • High degree of integrity and honesty;
  • Ability and readiness to work long hours;
  • Result driven and a team player; and
  • Knowledge of SAP Materials Management module.

The position offers an excellent career growth opportunity and a competitive remuneration package.

How to Apply

If you meet the above criteria, apply online http://careers.nationmedia.com and linkedin before 15th May, 2018.

Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted.






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