Our client, a dynamic Flower Farm based in Kikuyu is looking to recruit a Purchasing Officer. The successful candidate MUST have relevant experience working in agriculture or FMCG manufacturing sector.

Key Responsibilities:

• Plan, develop, lead & execute procurement strategies.
• Track & report key functional metrics to reduces expenses & improve effectiveness.
• Forecast price & market trends to identify changes of balance in buyers.
• Craft negotiation strategies & close deals with optimal terms.
• Verifies purchase requisitions.
• Forward available inventory items by verifying stock.
• Prepare purchase orders.
• Verifies receipt of items by comparing items received to items ordered.
• Do purchasing planning.
• Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand.
• Seek & partner with reliable venders.


• Must have a bachelor’s degree in procurements & logistics.
• Candidates with CIPS will have an added advantage.
• Must be willing to work Monday to Saturday.
• Must have excellent analytic & negotiating skills.
• Must be mature with excellent experience in the flower industry.
• Should be familiar with sourcing and vendor management.

Monthly gross salary: Ksh. 60,000 - 80,000/= (Approx. 600 - 800 USD) depending on skills & experience

Deadline: 30th October 2016 

To apply, please follow the link:  http://bit.ly/2dyyO7Z 

We endeavour to make contact with all of our applicants, but unfortunately high volumes of applications make this unrealistic. If you do not hear from us within two weeks your application has not been successful on this occasion. This does not mean you will not be considered for future roles so please keep an eye on our job board and apply for positions that match your skills and experience. 

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