Purchasing Manager Job Vacancies In Kenya

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Purchasing Manager Job, Current Procurement Jobs,

A leading furniture retailer is seeking to hire a qualified person in the role of a Purchasing Manager

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage the Purchasing department, with a team of 2 people
  • Manage the sourcing of imported and local products for trade
  • Manage supplier relationships and communications
  • Manage administration and process of importation, including calculating landed costs and proposing
  • Develop suitable product range plan for each market segment
  • Develop a buying schedule for the year
  • Closely monitor sales for all products and ensure availability of stock at all times
  • Define and determine the promotional strategies for product in the branch
  • Manage Projects including quotations, supply and delivery
  • Report to management on purchasing, on a regular basis, with an ability to use Excel and PowerPoint effectively, and analyse data to infer strategies for management
  • Manage stock days and creditor days that are optimal for the company
  • Required to visit branches and liaise with Branch managers
  • May be required to travel overseas for fairs

Qualifications, Skills and Knowledge

The job holder should ideally possess:

  • A Diploma in Purchasing Management or CPA proficient
  • Must have B grade and above in KCSE or equivalent
  • Good reporting skills including the use of PowerPoint
  • Excellent knowledge in Excel
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be people centric, energetic and self-driven
  • Must be a member of KISM.


The ideal job holder should have:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in dealing with imports.

How To Apply

Kindly send us your CV and COVER LETTER to [email protected] by Tuesday 27 th April 2021.

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