Procurement and Supplies Officer – Uhuru Hospitals Group

Duties and Responsibilities
Liaises with key Institution employees to determine their product and service needs
Monitors business trends and product availability to pay the best price for institution goods and services without sacrificing quality or delivery times
Nurtures relationships with suppliers to negotiate the best prices for the Institution
Maintain and update a list of suppliers and their qualifications, delivery times, and potential future development and research for potential new suppliers
Researches new products and services to meet the Institution goals
Assesses total costs of institution purchases timely
Develops and Implements strategies for procuring, storing, and distributing goods or services and maintaining stock levels
Estimate and establish cost parameters and budgets for purchases
Create and maintain good relationships with vendors/suppliers and Internal customers
Maintain records of purchases, pricing, and other Important documents and data
Review and analyse all vendors/suppliers, supply and price options
Develop plans for purchasing equipment, services and supplies
Ensure that stores and warehouse Is well managed and records are well kept
Ensure 100% availability of commodities and supplies stock
Lead the stock control and stock taking activities
Perform any other related duties assigned by the Finance Manager

Required Qualification and Experience
A minimum of 4 years and above progressive working experience In which the candidate has served In a similar position performing similar functions.
The ability to make professional decisions In a fast-paced environment
The ability to produce accurate procurement reports and prioritise work
Discretion as there will likely be sensitive Information and figures discussed
The ability to work to strict time constraints but excellent In paying attention to detail
Basic computer skills (Ms Word/ Excel/Spreadsheet/ Internet Navigation/ PPT etc)
A good team player who Is organised and uses methodical approach to a task
Experience In drug stores management (medical stores) will be an added value
Experience/ background In Medical field and clean criminal record will be a plus

Required Skills
Time Management, Attention to details, Teamwork, Communication, Negotiation, Report Writing, Knowl­edge and adherence to PSPTB directives/ requirements, Computer.

Method of Application
Interested candidates are to submit their motivational letter, copy of their latest CV and copies of their certificates In one document. The CV must Include the list of work- related traceable referees Including their email address and telephone number. To be considered your application MUST be received before 1700 hrs January 29th 2021. The subject line of your email should mention the Job position you are applying for as It appears In this advertisement. Failure to do that may lead to difficult retrieval of your application.
All correspondents and applications should be emailed to; Note that:
Uhuru Hospitals Group is an equal opportunity employer
Any application sent later than the mentioned date and time will not be considered.
Uhuru Hospitals Group regrets that Only short-listed candidates will be contacted within two weeks after the deadline of this advert.
Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply