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Procurement and Stores Officer job at Securex

About the Organization

Securex is the leading regional security provider for technology-driven security solutions across East Africa.

Founded and headquartered in Kenya in 1970, the company has grown in stature and now has offices in Kenya and Uganda with footprints in Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Ethiopia and South Sudan.

Having started as a family business, the company is built on strong family values demonstrated by the team of experts and professionals who will do whatever it takes for all stakeholders interacting with the Securex brand. We specialize in technologically advanced security solutions, tailored to suit varying needs across all sectors.

Job Description

As a Procurement and Stores Officer, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the efficient procurement and management of equipment and supplies essential for our operations. You will be responsible for overseeing the purchasing process, maintaining accurate inventory records, and optimizing the use of resources to support our mission of providing top-tier security services.

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Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage the procurement process from requisition to delivery, ensuring timely acquisition of quality goods and services at competitive prices.

  • Develop and maintain relationships with vendors and suppliers to negotiate favorable terms and agreements.

  • Conduct market research to identify potential suppliers, evaluate product quality, and assess market trends to inform purchasing decisions.

  • Maintain accurate records of inventory levels, including tracking stock movements, conducting regular audits, and identifying discrepancies.

  • Coordinate with internal departments to assess their procurement needs and provide assistance and guidance in sourcing appropriate products and services.

  • Implement efficient inventory management practices to minimize waste, reduce costs, and optimize resource utilization.

  • Monitor and enforce compliance with procurement policies, procedures, and regulations to ensure transparency, integrity, and accountability in the procurement process.

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Qualification, Experiences and Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or a related field.

  • Proven experience in procurement, supply chain management, or a similar role, preferably in the security industry.

  • Strong negotiation skills with the ability to secure favorable terms and agreements with suppliers.

  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills with a keen attention to detail.

  • Proficiency in inventory management software and Microsoft Office Suite

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams.

  • Knowledge of procurement best practices, regulations, and compliance standards.

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send their comprehensive CV with photograph and academic credentials and to indicating on the email subject the position they are applying for Kindly note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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