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Procurement Specialist

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

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Job Summary

PATH is seeking to recruit a Procurement Associate who will ensure that goods and services are competitively procured and in compliance with the donor(s), PATH and statutory regulations. The specialist will at all times seek maximum value for the project and ensure that goods and services are procured in time and deliveries made according to agreed terms and conditions. He/she will be responsible for maintenance of accurate, up to date and complete records in required formats for all procurement transactions. In addition, the specialist will be responsible for ensuring that all invoices are properly supported and reviewed before submitting to the Project Administrator for payment consideration. Further, this position will ensure that accurate procurement reports are prepared to support management decision making processes. The Procurement Associate will be based in Kisumu.


• Prepare annual and ad-hoc procurement plans.
• Procure approved procurement requests on time.
• Maintain up to date procurement document file system.
• Prepare, update, and maintain purchase orders until they are closed.
• Facilitate good mutual business relationships with suppliers/vendors.
• Track orders and confirm system lead times, delivery dates, and costs.
• Ensure that invoices are properly supported before payment consideration.
• Sit in procurement review committee meetings and take minutes of the deliberations.
• Advise/update  the procurement review committee on emerging issues around  procurement .
• Identify opportunities and implement actions aimed at achieving efficiency in procurement processes.
• Carry out procurement processes in line with the PATH laid down policies as well as donor regulations and the laws of the land.
• Prepare formal invitations for bids and requests for quotations, including required special terms and conditions, performance, and technical criteria.
• Prepare weekly management procurement reports and any other ad hoc reports as may be required from time to time by the project management.
• Ensure that all the vendors that PATH does business with are properly registered and are subjected to proper due diligence processes including Bridger check.

General Information

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

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required skills: Reporting; Compliance; Document and archive management; Procurement; Purchasing
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)


Non-profit, social workCompany size: 1000+ people

PATH is the leader in global health innovation. An international nonprofit organization, we save lives and improve health, especially among women and children. We accelerate innovation across five platforms—vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations—that harness our entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity. By mobilizing partners around the world, we take innovation to scale, working alongside countries primarily in Africa and Asia to tackle their greatest health needs. Together, we deliver measurable results that disrupt the cycle of poor health.

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