Purchasing Officer Job vacancy 2013 in Kenya


A well established industry leader with an outstanding track record in providing quality workmanship in building, maintenance and construction is looking for a Purchasing Officer.
  • Maintain and implement construction pro-forma / budget for each project.
  • Negotiate pricing contracts with subcontractors and suppliers.
  • Create scopes of work.
  • Issue purchase orders for procurement and expedition of materials and equipment for jobs.
  • Meet subcontractors and suppliers on-site as necessary.
  • Ensure compliance to project budgets and provide analysis of deviations.
  • Ensure accurate take offs to ensure budgets are accurate.
  • Research new materials for design and cost savings.
  • Maintain subcontractor and supplier insurance policies.
  • 5 years in the construction business, at least two years in purchasing
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to communicate with subcontractors, suppliers and clients.
  • Excellent negotiation skills.
  • Excellent problem solving abilities and experience with complex transactions with little supervision.
  • Excellent computer skills and the willingness to learn company created software for managing projects.
  • Excellent time management.
  • Must be of highest uncompromised integrity.
  • The ideal candidate will be personable, professional, be detail oriented and comfortable. Communicating and negotiating with subs/suppliers.
Monthly gross salary Ksh.30,000 – 35,000/= depending on experience
Deadline: 30th October 2013
Send your up to date CV to
Summit Recruitment & Training, Blixen Court,
Karen road, Karen
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Please indicate in your email which position you are interested in.
Only candidates stating current salary will be considered.
Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job