Junior Procurement Officer (Fresh Farm Produce) – Nairobi, Kenya

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Our client a distribution company of fresh produce for herbs, fruits and vegetables is seeking to hire a Junior Procurement Officer. The position holder will be tasked with supplying fresh produce to suppliers, building and maintaining relationships with suppliers and reconciliations. The ideal candidate must have a minimum 2 years’ experience as a procurement officer in a farm preferably herbs or vegetables.

Key Requirements:

  • Responsible for the procurement of fresh produce from existing suppliers.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with suppliers.
  • Responsible for weekly supplier reconciliations and Monthly reporting.
  • Daily monitoring, checking of inventory and Inspecting goods upon delivery.
  • Understand and fulfill customers’ requirements – ensure quality, availability, and food safety.
  • Dealing with returns, rejects and wastage.
  • Safeguarding and analyzing EVF’ product range with the goal of procuring goods at the right time.
  • Follow market- and product developments and identify opportunities and trends.
  • Performing general administrative tasks (barcode management, buying packaging material, stationary).

Qualifications:

  • Relevant bachelor’s degree.
  • Must have 2 years’ experience as a procurement officer in a farm preferably herbs or vegetables.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledgeable and support to keep record, data entry analytics and reporting.
  • Keen attention to detail and ability to effectively manage time.

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Salary: Monthly gross salary of Ksh. 40,000
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Career Level: Entry Level
Job Type: Full Time
Deadline for applications: 5th July 2023