8 Mar 2017

Solar Kiosk Procurement Oficer Job in Kenya

Solar Kiosk is an award winning company conducting sustainable energy and retail business in developing countries. It is based out of Berlin (Germany) and currently has six subsidiaries in Africa and projects in three continents.

Flat hierarchies, a high degree of personal responsibility, quick decision-making, cordial teamwork
and a dynamic and innovative business environment characterize our company.

The procurement officer will support in ensuring quality and timely procurement of goods and services in the most cost effective manner while adhering to laid down policies and procedures for SKKL.

Type: Permanent
Level: Officer
Location: Kenya
Travel requirement: 50%
Direct Reporting: Retail Manager
Indirect Reporting: Warehouse Manager

Procurement Job Responsibilities

  • Develop, manage and co-ordinate the procurement processes.
  • Consolidate and review replenishment orders from field team, review current stock so as to order for goods and services in a timely manner from suppliers.
  • Process purchase requisitions /orders.
  • Be in charge of the purchase of office equipment for the organization, contact suppliers, and research offers and quotations.
  • Forecasting of stock levels to predict purchases for kiosks and ensure the warehouse is always stocked. Work with internal and external stakeholders to determine procurement needs, quality, and delivery requirements.
  • Interact with suppliers on a day to day basis negotiate for best market prices, payment period, deal with non supplied, under orders, over orders, expired notice and damaged goods.
  • Administer contract performance, including delivery, receipt, warranty, damages and insurance.
  • Ensure supplier reconciliation is done in accordance to procedure and follow up to ensure deadlines for payments to suppliers are met.
  • Resolve any irregularities and non-compliance issues with suppliers and vendors concerning purchase orders, payments or any conditions of purchase.
  • Analyse market and delivery systems to assess present and future goods availability and advice Retail Manager.


  • Diploma/Degree in Procurement and Supply Chain management
  • Over 3 years of experience in procurement
  • Must be preferably from a retail set up like a supermarket, beauty shops, clothing stores etc
  • Good problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to priorities and work on own initiative
  • Skill in purchasing and warehouse operations.
  • Skill in using computer and finance application software and Excellent IT skills.
  • Contract & Supplier relationship management
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
  • Knowledge of purchasing principles and practices.
  • Driving license will be an added advantage.

How to Apply
If your qualifications match the above profile, you can identify with our vision and you are excited about this challenging position, we look forward to receiving your application on by 18th March 2017.

It should include a cover letter with salary expectations and earliest possible starting date and a Curriculum Vitae.

Due to the high number of applications anticipated we might not be able to respond back to all applications however we will keep your resume in our database for future positions.

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