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Procurement Officer -Tenwek Hospital

Nthoki Irene

Bomet, Kenya

1 year ago

Job Description

Reporting to the Chief Accountant, the Procurement Officer is responsible for ensuring timely procurement of goods, services and works; assist in developing and implementing policies, and administrative systems in line with budgetary allocations in the Hospital for all functions. Responsibilities Discover profitable suppliers and initiate business and organization partnerships. Negotiate with external vendors to secure advantageous terms. Approve the ordering of necessary goods and services. Finalize purchase details of orders and deliveries. Examine and test existing contracts. Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness. Collaborate with key persons to ensure clarity of the specifications and expectations of the Institution. Foresee alterations in the comparative negotiating ability of suppliers and clients. Expect unfavorable events through analysis of data and prepare control strategies. Perform risk management for supply contracts and agreements. Control spend and build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs. Liaising with the stock management office to ensure that procurement of needed items is done and delivered in time. Academic Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement or Supply Chain Management from a recognized University; Professional Qualifications: Must be a member of a recognized professional procurement body (KISM) Must be a licensed practitioner Experience in ERP software Good knowledge of supplier or third party management software. Knowledge of contract law is an added advantage. Knowledge of e-procurement systems How to Apply

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