Purchasing Clerk Job, Current Supply Chain Jobs In Kenya,
Title: Purchasing Clerk – IT Business Solutions,
Reporting to: Chief accountant,
Our client is a leading integrated business solutions provider dealing with various systems including Queue Management, Visitor Management, Time & Attendance and Electronic Security Systems. They seek to hire an efficient purchasing Clerk with a high level of attention to detail who will be responsible for managing all the local procurement and inventory of the company.
- Develop, lead and execute purchasing strategies
- Prepare and issue local purchasing orders to suppliers
- Negotiate credit terms with suppliers
- Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve the effectiveness
- Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal terms
- Partner with stakeholders to ensure clear requirements documentation
- Forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power
- Perform cost and scenario analysis and benchmarking
- Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers
- Determine the quantity and timing of deliveries
- Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand and maintain buffer stock at all times.
- Maintain supplier database, purchase records, and related documentation
- Maintain warranty record for all the purchased items
- Coordinate and work with the store manager for all inventory related matters
- Degree in business administration or a related field
- Minimum of 2 -3 years of experience as a purchasing officer.
- Must have Previous experience working in an IT Business solution company
- MUST have Deep knowledge of inventory and supply chain management.
- Professional attitude and appearance
- Solid written and verbal communication skills
- Excellent organizational skills
- Multitasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks
- Supervisory and management experience.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office and purchasing software.
- Strong critical thinking and negotiation skills
- Strong planning and organizational skills.
- Ability to work independently.