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Senior Procurement Officer Job at Gulf African Bank

Reports To: Procurement & Administration Manager

Role Purpose

  • Assists the Procurement & Administration Manager in all procurement activities
  • Responsible for efficient procurement of goods and services essential for the Bank’s operations.
  • The Senior Officer will also ensure optimal administration services to support internal customers.

Responsibilities for the Senior Procurement Officer Job

  • Enforce procurement compliance as per policy and the bank’s guidelines
  • Device and implement effective sourcing strategies to discover the most profitable suppliers and initiate business partnerships
  • Control spend and build a culture of long term savings on procurement costs
  • Ensure efficiency in the end-to-end procurement process : PR to RFQ to Summary Analysis to User Approval to PO issuance to User signs off acceptance
  • Lead the supplier appraisal and selection process
  • Effectively collaborate with demand owners/users for clarity and early influencing of specifications to meet the Bank’s objectives
  • Negotiate with vendors to secure the highest value for money and most advantageous terms for the Bank and close sourcing agreements/ contracts with vendors
  • Examine and re-evaluate existing contracts in line with performance
  • Conduct supplier performance evaluation and liaise with Users to close identified gaps.
  • Maintain an accurate and updated database ‘PO Master Track’ of all the PRs and LPOs created.
  • Track and report periodic key performance metrics, dashboards and reports to improve effectiveness
  • Conduct market intelligence for supply market awareness and related trends in order to assess present, future category items availability.
  • Provide other critical services such as inventory management and administration requirements.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Senior Procurement Officer Job Qualifications

  • Must have Bachelors Degree in Procurement / Supplies or a Business field from a recognized institution
  • Must have a Graduate Diploma in Purchasing & Supplies (CIPS) or its equivalent
  • Must be a valid member of Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM)
  • Computer Literate (with strong Microsoft Excel skills )
  • Minimum of six (6) years experience in procurement/supply chain, four (4) of which should be at the level of a
  • Procurement Officer or in a comparable and relevant position, preferably within the corporate sector.
  • Proven experience in working with procurement ERP systems

Personal attributes

  • Integrity driven person
  • Excellent Interpersonal Relations with internal and external customers
  • Aptitude in Decision Making and working with numbers
  • Planning, Organisational & Analytical Skills
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Accuracy with attention to detail
  • Leadership & teamwork

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