Mercy Owiti

  • PROCUREMENT SPECIALIST
  • Ruiru
  • Updated 1 year ago
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Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Purchasing Agents

Detail-oriented professional promoting expertise in supply chain planning. Confident Procurement Specialist knowledgeable in managing vendor relations, tracking products and the methods needed to obtain the best pricing.

Experience

Wadata Enterprises

Procurement officer - February 2021 to current

Resolved daily issues by handling invoice discrepancies, replacements for rejected materials and missed and late deliveries.
Utilized procurement tools to manage quote process, invoicing, order entry and receiving.
Researched and evaluated new and current vendors to determine suitability of products and contract and pricing
negotiations.
Maintained internal inventory of supplies and equipment.
Enhanced organization and traceability through implementation of management systems.
Maintained effective and lasting vendor relationships through dynamic communication, collaboration and intelligent
questioning skills.
Input data into system and recorded order updates with accuracy.
Conducted research, gathered information from multiple sources and presented results.

National Public Health Labs

Procurement attachee - May - July 2019

Researched and evaluated new and current vendors to determine suitability of products and contract and pricing
negotiations.
Managed procurement requests and acted as point-person for customers on logistics, hardware and software needs.
Streamlined office operations using automation, oversaw client communications, managed record tracking and data
communication activities.
Supported senior company leaders by delivering reports outlining performance to drive process improvements.
Oversaw every phase of supply chain, from purchase order to delivery to invoicing, targeting end-user satisfaction.
Eliminated process lags by overseeing logistics to fulfill customer demand.

Madison Insurance

Sales Executive - May- August 2016

Helped customers locate products and checked store system for merchandise at other sites.
Engaged with customers to build rapport and loyalty.
Prepared merchandise for sales floor by pricing or tagging.
Educated clients on current promotional offerings and products using persuasive selling tactics.
Fulfilled orders and sourced products to meet rigorous customer delivery schedules.
Maintained records related to sales, returns and inventory availability.

Education

Bachelor's Degree

Muranga University
2016- 2020

Skills

  • Bid process management
  • Document preparation
  • Multitasking Abilities
  • Price negotiation
  • Purchase order creation
  • Purchasing
  • report writing
  • Supplier relationships
  • Vendor relationship management
  • Vendor sourcing