Purchasing Manager at Victoria Court



A leading furniture retailer is seeking to hire a qualified person in the role of a Purchasing Manager

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage the Purchasing department, with a team of 2 people
  • Manage the sourcing of imported and local products for trade
  • Manage supplier relationships and communications
  • Manage administration and process of importation, including calculating landed costs and proposing
  • Develop suitable product range plan for each market segment
  • Develop a buying schedule for the year
  • Closely monitor sales for all products and ensure availability of stock at all times
  • Define and determine the promotional strategies for product in the branch
  • Manage Projects including quotations, supply and delivery
  • Report to management on purchasing, on a regular basis, with an ability to use Excel and PowerPoint effectively, and analyse data to infer strategies for management
  • Manage stock days and creditor days that are optimal for the company
  • Required to visit branches and liaise with Branch managers
  • May be required to travel overseas for fairs

The job holder should ideally possess:

  • · A Diploma in Purchasing Management or CPA proficient
  • · Must have B grade and above in KCSE or equivalent
  • · Good reporting skills including the use of PowerPoint
  • · Excellent knowledge in Excel
  • · Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • · Must be people centric, energetic and self-driven
  • · Must be a member of KISM.

Experience:

  • The ideal job holder should have:
  • · Minimum of 5 years experience in dealing with imports.


Kindly send us your CV and COVER LETTER to

[email protected]

Closing Date : 27th April, 2021




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