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Procurement Manager

Adexen

Nairobi, Kenya

Job description

Job Introduction

    Adexen was mandated by an international FMCG company to recruit a Procurement Manager for their operations in Kenya. The position is based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Responsibilities

    • Create and implement regional procurement strategies that are innovative, cost-effective, and incorporate the growing complexities and challenges within industry
    • Build long-term relationships with vendors in the industry
    • Compare proposals for price and specifications
    • Negotiate with vendors to reduce costs
    • Review contract specifications on behalf of the company
    • Communicate with vendors to ensure that the product arrives in a timely fashion
    • Build and maintain long-term relationships with critical suppliers
    • Manage technological systems that track the shipment, inventory and supply of materials
    • Lead transformational activities to build procurement organizational capabilities and improve procurement efficiency
    • Prepare daily, weekly and monthly procurement reports
    • Ensure adherence to all safety, health, and environmental rules and regulations
    • Keep abreast of changing industry trends

Desired Skills and Experience

    • Master's degree in Procurement, Business Administration, Logistics, or similar relevant fields
    • Previous working experience as a Procurement Manager for 10 years within an international company
    • Working experience in FMCG industry is a plus
    • In-depth knowledge of contracts, invoicing, and negotiation terms
    • Superb communication, interpersonal and leadership skills
    • Outstanding negotiation skills
    • Problem solver with a strong analytical mindset
    • Outstanding organizational and time management skills
    • Excellent customer service skills
    • Negotiation aptitude.
We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.

Industry

FMCG

Job Seniority

Manager

Job Category

Supply Chain

Employment Type

Full time

Experience

10 - 15 years

Skills

Logistics, Contract Negotiation, Procurement, Problem Solving, Time Management, Leadership, Customer Service, Communication, Negotiation, FMCG

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