Entry Level

Purchasing Officer

Keda Ceramics

Miwani, Nairobi


Vacancy Description


Keda (Kenya) Ceramics company Itd is the largest Ceramic Tile Manufacturing Company in Kenya. The company deals with production of Ceramic Tiles and it is located along Namanga road, 6 km to Kajiado town.

The company is seeking to recruit 2 competent and qualified Purchasing Officers with at least 1 year experience to work in Nairobi or KEDA INTERNATIONAL CERAMICS (MIWANI) with the following descriptions and specifications:

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Receiving and processing internal purchase requisitions.
  2. Sourcing for quotations (bids) and, Evaluation of quotes (bids) received from vendors.
  3. Preparing procurement plans.
  4. Processing Local Purchase Orders (LPOs) and Local Service Orders (LSOs).
  5. Training and meetings logistical support including venue booking and procurement of training supplies.
  6. Vendor invoices processing and reconciliation of vendor accounts.
  7. Setting up and keeping track of vendor contracts.
  8. Conducting market surveys and maintaining a cost database of commonly used items
  9. Any other duties assigned by management.

Education and other qualifications

  1. Degree in Procurement, Supply Chain Management or relevant to the position.
  2. 1-2 years’ work experience in a busy procurement office preferably in a manufacturing company.
  3. Solid knowledge and understanding of procurement processes, policies, skill and systems

Key competencies and skills:

  1. Good communication and decision-making skills.
  2. Good in written English and Fluent oral English.
  3. High level of integrity and professionalism.
  4. Computer proficiency (Excel, word, PowerPoint) and good analytical skills.
  5. Team player.
  6. Attention to details and self-motivated. Able to work under minimum supervision.
  7. Flexible work schedule.

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Application Guidelines

If your background and competencies match the specifications of the posts above, please apply by sending your resume, cover letter and quoting your current and expected salary.

Your application should reach us on or before 19th March 2024 with subject line PURCHASING OFFICER.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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