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Procurement Officer

  • Diploma, Associate's degree
  • Transportation, logistics, driving
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent

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Job Summary

The position of procurement officer will be a support to the design, costing and project in sourcing and procuring materials and labour at the best costs and on time. The staff will have to build relationship with suppliers in Kenya and abroad, use those relationships to manage the flow of materials for the projects.

Experience in the Fit-out industry and local suppliers in Kenya
Strong International Exposure
Excellent Knowledge of building materials, suppliers and products
Positive Team spirit and great team playerSelf-Driven, pro-active, autonomous and reliable
Client oriented, results and performance driven
Detailed oriented & rigorous, with previous experience in managing large suppliers’ database
Degree in Quantity Surveying from a leading university / Institute
Min 3 years of experience in a similar position in a leading international company
Computer literate and savvy


  1. - Based on procurement strategy, conduct mapping of local suppliers of building materials based on quality & costs, and develop relationships
  2. - Help mapping of International suppliers in building materials
  3. - Keep updated a database of all available building materials (Specs, pictures, prices etc.)
  4. - Conduct the pre-qualification process of suppliers and vet selected suppliers, keeping up to date suppliers’ records
  5. - Work in collaboration with costing to send RFQ to suppliers and gather quotations per project
  6. - Analyze the quotations received and help coting compile all costs for project
  7. - Negotiate with suppliers for discount and quality of products
  8. - Make recommendations on local vs international purchases
  9. - Collaborate with Costing and Project Manager to create the procurement plan for each project
  10. - Raise all POs to suppliers and ensure timely delivery as per the procurement plan set up for the project
  11. - Follow up on good receipt of goods for the project and timely payment of the supplier
  12. - In case of claim or discrepancies upon delivery, log the claim and follow up for full delivery or replacement of goods by the supplier
  13. - Compile and provide reports on procurement activity to Supervisor
  14. - Make recommendations for the improvement of the procurement strategy of the company

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Job start date: Monday, March 5, 2018
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Transportation, logistics, driving
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Reporting; Data collection; Procurement; Purchasing; Database administration; Stock and inventory management; Interpersonal relationships building; Documentation and record keeping; Data analysis
Required languages: Swahili (Spoken: native | Written: native)English (Spoken: native | Written: native),


Construction, renovation, maintenanceCompany size: 10-20 people

Haussmann is a leading Workplace Solutions Company in East Africa working with international corporates aiming to increase business growth through inspiring employee engagement and productivity.Our range of services includes Workplace Advisory, Tenant Representation, Interior Design, Fit-Out Solutions, Design and Build and Fit-Out Lease Solution. Our multicultural team works across East Africa with our main office in Kenya and liaison offices in Uganda, Rwanda. We give you access to our expertise and knowledge in workplace solutions.

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