Procurement Sourcing Specialist – Technology, Digital & Marketing at Old Mutual Kenya

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  • Company: Old Mutual Kenya
  • Location: Kenya
  • State: Nairobi
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Job Description

Old Mutual Kenya is based in Nairobi and is part of a larger group that offers solutions in long-term savings, asset management and investment. We offer solutions to individuals and corporates underpinned by our core values which are: Respect, Integrity, Accountability and Pushing beyond boundaries.


The role is responsible for the sourcing function of all technology, Digital, Marketing and related goods and services. This includes planning, supply market research/sourcing, vendor selection, contracting and relationship management for the category assigned. The job holder is required to have a good understanding of the technology supply market and is an advisor to the business on the same, the job holder is individually accountable for achieving results through own efforts.

  • Provide support in Category sourcing strategy development, supply base rationalization and implementation
  • Perform / support contract analysis and risk evaluation; cost reduction; pricing analysis; and target price evaluation/negotiation for the category
  • Negotiate and facilitate implementation of long term agreements and / or partnerships within the category
  • Maintain knowledge database of supplier’s markets, sub-categories, capabilities, technology, cost analysis and key performance indicators within the category
  • Develop and fully implement long term supply agreements for key strategic high value items and services for the category
  • Develop, Implement and Maintain procurement Plans for the category of purchasing
  • Develop and fully implement supplier catalogues/pricelists within the ERP system
  • Drive category Management within supply chain with emphasis on category buying
  • Ensure harmonization of prices of goods and services procured by the entities from various suppliers at different times.
  • Develop and implement cost reduction targets in liaison with budget holders and suppliers
  • Monitor the performance of supplier to ensure they deliver quality goods & services as per contract/Purchase Order.
  • Enforce supplier Payment Terms that are, cost favorable to the company
  • Use category strategies to drive cost management
  • Drive Total cost of ownership approach to price evaluations
  • Ensure adherence to policies and procedures
  • Develop Purchasing SLA with all Internal & External stakeholder
  • Evaluate suppliers to ensure consistently high performance and value-addition
  • Manage all tender documentations/processes.
  • Ensure contract renewal/tendering processes is started at least 3 months before expiry of the current one.
  • Manage the category budget –monitor expenditure against approved budget for the category
  • Lead, develop and motivate staff to ensure that set objectives are met and exceeded in line with senior management and customer expectations on goals achievement and service delivery
  • Achieve 100% CIPS Certification for Staff under span of control
  • Category Management
  • Cost Analysis
  • Sourcing Strategies
  • Tender Processes
Method of Application
Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here Closing Date : 18 May. 2022
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