Procurement and Administration Officer at Plan in Nairobi

Location: Nairobi Description: Procurement and Administration Officer at Plan in Nairobi – Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies

Working in 50 developing countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas, Plan’s stated Global Strategic Goal (2011-15) is to reach as many children as possible, particularly those who are excluded or marginalized, with high-quality programmes that deliver long-lasting benefits. The Procurement and Administration Officer will support smooth running and operation of the regional office administration function, which includes managing office supplies and records, office security, health and safety, asset records, travel and insurance.

Typical Responsibilities – Key End Results of this Position

Timely Procurement for Goods and Service from RO Teams
Stock and Assets control
Up to date management of Leases and Contracts in the RO
The regional office team is effectively supported Administratively with general office needs and transport Services
Insurance and Office Security Management:
Ensures timely and accurate reporting in the regional office, compliant to established policies and procedures

Knowledge & Experience

Bachelor degree in Business Administration or Purchasing and supplies Management or related field.
A diploma in CIPS .
Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience in a busy organization.
Good Knowledge of financial management and strong in numerical.
Good working knowledge with SAP system will be an added advantage.
Substantial experience in office administration.
Substantial experience in Security management.

Skills Specific to the Post

Strong negotiating and analytical skills.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Proficient in computer skills and use of internet and other applications.
Able to work with minimum supervision.
Ability to effectively priorities own and other workloads.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

Closing date: Friday, 11th April 2014

This is a local position

Reference and background checks will be carried out in conformity with Plan’s Child Protection Policy. Plan operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity.
How to apply:

Please submit a full CV and three names of referees to

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
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