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Victory Farms   |   Nairobi, Kenya   |   Log in or register to see the closing date

Procurement Officer

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Transportation, logistics, driving
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Victory Farms is the fastest-growing aquaculture operation in sub-Saharan Africa, and seeks an

experienced and passionate Procurement Officer to join our team at this exciting period of expansion.
The Procurement Officer will be a cornerstone supporting the large-scale construction projects that are
core to the company’s growth strategy. They will serve as a link between construction department and
financial department; understanding on the ground realities and matching them with long-term project
objectives. Specifically, the Procurement Officer will lead the sourcing and acquisition of appropriate
materials and equipment on plan and on time. Responsibilities will include: procuring material and
equipment in a fashion that ensures project success; working within bill of quantities constraints and
project timelines to deliver optimal outcomes; developing supplier relationships, negotiating pricing and
payment terms; interfacing with the finance department to track utilization, project cost allocation, and
purchase forecasting; and providing insights for the management team on sourcing strategies.


Responsibilities

Qualifications
The ideal candidate will have a college degree (or equivalent in work experience). He/She will have 7+ years working in a fast-paced office environment, and hold the following qualifications:

  1. Experienced in successful project cost control
  2. In depth knowledge of construction materials and equipment will be an added advantage
  3. Experienced in effectively executing within budgets and practicing budget control
  4. Knowledge of procurement procedure and related reporting systems
  5. Experienced in sourcing suppliers, building up a supplier database, managing supplier relationships, and negotiating optimal terms
  6. Strong work ethic, with proven ability to work independently and complete tasks within deadlines
  7. Good team-player, can function well in diverse team settings, and is an effective communicator
  8. Strong organizational skills with a high-level of attention to detail
  9. Comfortable on a computer: using Office applications, as well as web-based tools and communication platforms such as WhatsApp
  10. Desire to learn and progress within the organization
  11. Must be willing to travel to Homa Bay, in the area around Sindo town (Suba sub county)


General Information

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

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Budgeting, financial planning; Stock taking and inventory accounting; Supply and demand planning; Supplier evaluation and management; Purchasing; Stock and inventory management
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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