Global Programs Procurement Assistants Jobs


Our Client, Global Programs for Research & Training, is an international NGO wholly owned and controlled affiliate of the University of California San Francisco (UCSF).

Global Programs seeks to recruit highly competent individuals for the following positions: –

Procurement Assistant 

2 Positions
Reporting to: Procurement Manager
Location: Kisumu, Nairobi

Job Purpose: Assist the Procurement Manager in coordinating procurement for Global Programs including the various programme offices.
Qualifications and Experience Required
  • Diploma in procurement and supplies, a degree will be an added advantage
  • 2-3 years of experience in procurement preferably in a non-governmental organization.
  • Qualification in professional course such as CIPS is an added advantage.
Skills and Attributes
  • Personal integrity and transparency
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Team player
Roles and Responsibilities
  • Assist the Procurement Manager in the supply chain function for Global Programs projects which includes procurement of goods, works and services, disposal of stores, inventory and contract management.
  • Liaise with the Procurement Manager in prioritizing and execution of emerging procurement, identifying and pre-qualifying vendors, preparing bids, and other administrative and maintenance requests.
  • Contribute towards the development of procurement plans and processes ensuring compliance with wider procurement policies and Global Program standards.
  • Liaise with program Technical Leads and site offices to prepare procurement plans on an ongoing basis.
  • Collate data and contribute to preparation of accurate and timely reports of procurement activities,
  • Develop strong relationships with vendors. Work with finance team to ensure vendors are paid in a timely manner.
  • Respond to queries and escalate where appropriate, in order to provide a timely and accurate service to clients.
  • Manage routine administrative and financial tasks in various functional areas, to contribute to the effective and timely management of resources.
  • Provide revision and proof-reading services for standard procurement related documents, to contribute to the development of accurate documentation
  • Perform other related duties as may be delegated by the Procurement Manager


How to Apply

To apply, send your CV and cover letter only to [email protected] before close of business 6th January, 2017.
Clearly indicate the position applied for on the subject line and expected remuneration.
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