Procurement Intern

Baran Telecom Networks Kenya



Vacancy Description


Business Perspective

Procurement plays a crucial role in the success of businesses across various industries by ensuring the timely acquisition of goods and services at optimal prices and quality levels. Understanding the business landscape surrounding procurement involves examining key trends, challenges, and opportunities shaping this field and applying the best practices to optimize on returns.

 About the Job

We are seeking a motivated and detail-oriented Procurement Intern to join our team. As a Procurement Intern, you will assist our procurement department in various tasks related to sourcing, purchasing, and supplier management. This internship offers an excellent opportunity to gain hands-on experience in procurement processes and contribute to the efficient operation of our organization’s supply chain.


 1. Assist in Sourcing Activities:   
Support procurement Officer in identifying potential suppliers, obtaining quotes, and conducting market research to ensure competitive pricing and quality.

2. Purchase Order Management:   
Aid in the creation, processing, and tracking of purchase orders through our procurement system. Ensure accuracy and completeness of purchase order documentation.

3. Supplier Communication:   
Communicate with suppliers regarding order status, delivery schedules, and any issues that may arise. Foster positive relationships with suppliers to ensure timely delivery of goods and services.

4. Inventory Management: 
Assist in maintaining inventory levels by monitoring stock levels, reconciling discrepancies, and coordinating with relevant stakeholders to replenish supplies as needed.

5. Data Analysis:   
Collect and analyze procurement data to identify trends, track key performance indicators, and support decision-making processes within the procurement team.

6. Documentation and Record-Keeping:   
Maintain organized records of procurement activities, including contracts, purchase orders, invoices, and correspondence with suppliers.

7. Process Improvement:   
Participate in ongoing process improvement initiatives within the procurement department. Identify opportunities for streamlining processes and enhancing efficiency.

8. Cross-Functional Collaboration:   
Collaborate with other departments such as finance, operations, and logistics to ensure alignment of procurement activities with organizational objectives.


  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management or a related field.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret data and draw meaningful insights.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact effectively with suppliers and internal stakeholders.
  • Detail-oriented approach with a focus on accuracy and precision in tasks.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel and Word.
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within a team environment.
  • Eagerness to learn and a proactive attitude towards professional development.
  • Prior experience or course work in procurement, supply chain management, or related areas.

About the company

BTN is a leading, highly innovative software house, systems integrator, and technology provider, established to provide leading edge intelligent technical solutions and consulting services to Telecom, businesses organizations and government in order to allow the efficient and effective secure access and communication with various heterogeneous information resources and services, anytime and anywhere.

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