Shop It Job Vacancy in Kenya: Purchasing Associate



Information ShopIT ( is an E-Commerce company headquartered in Nairobi.

We are looking to bring on board an ambitious purchasing associate to help us take our offering to the next level.

The candidate shall:

  • Work closely with the electronics unit manager, marketing and customer service to formulate and execute strategies for the business unit across all marketing channels
  • Be responsible for maximizing revenue, ensuring that business lines are merchandised optimally.
  • Identify product vendors, negotiate for best prices and ensure to ensure purchases are executed effectively.
  • Have good judgment and wisdom in negotiations, projections, and communication.
  • Recommend new products and product lines.
  • Manage vendor relationships.
  • Be able to multi-task and be an effective problem solver.
  • Carry out regular price reviews.
  • Deal with warranty-related issues.
  • Carry out all other assigned tasks by the unit manager.


The ideal candidate should:

  • Have at least a diploma in purchasing/procurement, supply management or a related field.
  • Have demonstrable entrepreneurial, negotiating and financial skills.
  • Have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Have excellent business / commercial and analytical skills.
  • Be an advanced computer and internet user.
  • Have confidence in their own judgment & decision making when faced with ambiguity.
  • Have exceptional organization and attention to detail
  • Have good people skills and be able to easily establish a rapport with a wide variety of people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Be prepared to work irregular and long hours.
  • Be hard-working and dedicated to the role and have ability to work well under pressure.

NB: Past experience in retail or purchasing will be an added advantage

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