7 Jun 2016

Procurement Buyer Career In Kenya – Britam Jobs

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Procurement Buyer Job at Britam, Kenya

Job Purpose

  • Responsible for cost-effective procurement of goods and services to support the company’s day to day business.

Procurement Buyer Job Key Responsibilities

  • Develop list of supplier categories and requirements as per identified procurement needs of the user department;
  • Receive applications from interested suppliers and perform due diligence checks;
  • Ensuring compliance with the Procurement rules and procedures by enforcing and training the users;
  • Transmit purchase orders to external vendors, track and expedite to ensure timely delivery as per specifications;
  • Monitor and inform the Assistant Procurement Manager on status of ongoing contracts and expired contracts;
  • Record and maintain the filing systems of all documents both in soft and hard copies i.e. contracts, copies of LPOs and quotations files in an orderly and efficient manner;
  • Provide assistance to user departments, when required, in the preparation of specifications,
    Category management;
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills for Procurement Buyer Job

  • Bachelor’s degree in Procurement and Logistics, Business Administration/Management or related field
  • Hold a Diploma in Procurement and Supply from the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS), or its equivalent.
  • 4- 6 years’ experience in procurement in a busy organisation
  • Experience in category management
  • Experience working with Oracle ERP is mandatory

Working Relationships:

Internal Relationships;

The Procurement Buyer will be;

  • Accountable to the Procurement Manager
  • Work with all the departments.

External Relationships;

Various vendors

Key Performance Indicators

  • Cost reduction
  • Competitive sourcing
  • Negotiation
  • Customer satisfaction
  • Contract management

Functional/ Technical Skills

  • Knowledge in Procurement Operational Procedures
  • Report writing-ability to develop reports
  • High moral and ethical standing
  • Highly motivated

Core Competencies

  • Communication skills
  • Building Relationships
  • Focuses on the Customers
  • Develops Self
  • Solves Problems
  • Negotiation skills
  • Develop others
  • Supervisory skills


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