19 Sep 2014

Procurement Manager Job Vacancy

Security Group Africa is a multinational security organization with fixed base operations in the East Africa region, servicing security contracts throughout Africa from its Regional Headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya.

The company offers a full spectrum of security services, ranging from static guards and dog patrols through to sophisticated electronic security, access control and surveillance equipment.

With over 40 years of operating experience and employing over 12,000 personnel in the region, Security Group Africa has the resources and capability to handle all of our client’s security requirements.

Due to the rapid expansion of our operations, we are seeking highly motivated individuals for the positions below:

Procurement Manager

The procurement manager will be in charge of the procurement department and will be reporting to the Administration and Facilities Manager

Key Attributes of the Candidate

  • Should have a degree in procurement/ supplies & purchasing management/ commerce/ business administration or related discipline from a recognized University.
  • Should have a diploma in supplies & purchasing management (if the first degree is not specifically in this area) from a recognized institution.
  • At least 5 years relevant experience three of which must be at a management level. Those with experience in the service industry shall have an added advantage.
  • Shall be a member of a professional body
  • Must have excellent negotiation, organizational and planning skills.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal and team skills.
  • Must posses a high level of integrity and work ethic.
  • Must be a profit driven person and give priority to efficient service delivery.
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must possess excellent computer competencies.
  • Must have a sound in-depth understanding of the Industry and must be conversant with recent technological and operational developments.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provision of leadership, vision and direction in the department.
  • Responsible for development, review & implementation of procurement strategies, policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for planning, developing and buying goods & services in a cost effective way; timely manner while maintaining appropriate quality standards and specifications.
  • Responsible for identification of suppliers through supplier vetting and negotiating and documenting agreements with suppliers
  • Build and develop relationships with key suppliers.
  • Responsible for departmental budgeting, implementation and monitoring.
  • Preparing Tender documents, inviting bidders, analyzing quotations and recommending appropriate suppliers.

How to Apply
If you are interested and meet the requirements send your application and detailed C.V via e-mail to clearly indicating the position you are applying for to be received on or before 24th September 2014 addressed to the Human Resource Manager.

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