Procurement Officer

Contract: Permanent
Salary: Confidential
Status: Active

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Job Description/Requirements

About US

Canon Medical Hospital is a level 4 hospital with a capacity of 140 beds under construction opening its doors soon in Bungoma County . The state of art hospital will offer unmatched high quality patient care across the multi specialties of medicine we shall offer.


We through our outreach aim at redefining the meaning of healthcare and its dimensions. We believe in being the true ‘Partners in Health’- for the community, ensuring that along with guidance, attention and care, expertise is delivered with cutting edge technology and precision.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Ensure timely procurement of goods, services and works
• Assist in developing and implementing policies, and administrative systems in line with budgetary allocations in the Hospital for all functions.
• Discover profitable suppliers and initiate business and organization partnerships.
• Negotiate with external vendors to secure advantageous terms.
• Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness.
• Expect unfavorable events through analysis of data and prepare control strategies.
• Perform risk management for supply contracts and agreements.
• Control spend and build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs.
• Receive requisitions for services needed by different units, sections, departments and the hospital in general, that are required for running it.
• Ensure use of updated list of pre-qualified suppliers or contractors to supply and provide various services to the hospital.
• Monitor and ensure that services provided to the hospital by service lenders are sufficient and up to the required specifications and standards in the hospital.
• Plan for and participate in quarterly and annual stock take.
• Maintain minimum inventory to reduce deadstock and expiries.

Qualification and Key Competencies
• Diploma in Procurement or Supply Chain Management from a recognized University.
• Must be a member of a recognized professional procurement body (KISM)
• At least three (3) years’ experience in a procurement environment Preferably in a Hospital setting
• Computer efficiency skills.
• Knowledge of contract law is an added advantage.
• Knowledge of e-procurement systems
• Knowledge of Public Procurement and Disposal Act
• Certificate of Good Conduct

How to Apply
• Interested candidates are requested to fill and submit online application form on;
• Ensure to upload all your certificates and CV.
• We as an institution are conducting the interviews as we receive the applications and have not engaged the services of any recruitment agency.
We do not charge fees at any stage of our recruitment process.
• Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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