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Procurement Manager Job at CIC Group

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  • Experience Required:6 Years
  • Total Positions:1
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Job Category: Procurement
  • Minimum Education: Degree
  • Job Location: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Posted on: November 22, 2023
  • Last Date: December 8, 2023

Job Description

Responsible for sourcing equipment, goods and services and managing vendors and performing strategic procurement activities. Responsible for contract negotiation, vendor management and managing end to end procurement operations.

• Implement and drive CIC procurement strategies and policies.
• Lead in the development of category specific sourcing strategies and research on new products and services to meet company’s goals.
• Oversee supplier selection, contracting, negotiations and monitor use of competitive bidding/ benchmarking and develop framework contracts to cover future purchases for 1-2 years.
• Identify, build and maintain strategic partnerships and alliances with suppliers and partners.
• Ensure procurement-supplier relationship management process by overseeing supplier management for relevant categories and lead Business Unit (BU)- Procurement risk reviews.
• Provide oversight of management of Office systems which shall include the IT and office equipment.
• Ensure that other functional areas receive quality, timely procurement service and assistance.
• Overseeing tendering process and ensure all adhere to the specification of requirements, requests for proposals, evaluation and supplier appointment.
• Manage Data and review all records of purchased goods, including costs, deliveries and inventories.
• Evaluate supplier capabilities and establish sources for new technologies and new markets dictated by business requirements.
• Deliver cost savings based on sourcing strategies and compliance management.

Academic Qualifications
• Bachelor in a business related field.
Professional Qualifications
• CIPS/KISM Certification

• Minimum of six (6) years’ relevant experience (2) years in supervisory role.

Skills and Attributes
• Strategic thinker
• Distinctive analytical skills
• Superior negotiating skills
• Excellent communication skills
• Strong management skills
• Extensive contract expertise
• Development and maintenance of service level agreements
• Planning and organizing
• Cost center management and budgeting
• Relationship management

Skills Required

Communication Skills
Negotiation Skills
Analytical Skills

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