Buyer, Sourcing Analyst at Telkom Orange

On Friday, November 1st, 2013

Position: Buyer

Reporting to: Sourcing Category Manager
 
Range: R3
 
Department: Finance (Sourcing)
 
Role Purpose: 
 
To Coordinate and implement purchasing activities (as per the assignment given or per project) for the allocated / assigned acquisition domains, administering sourcing processes for commercial requirements of goods and services as per company standards and procedures within the budget costs.

Key Duties and Responsibilities.
 

Responsibilities/Execution activities
  • To select local suppliers when corporate contracts are not sufficient, using the local sourcing process
  • To perform market investigations
  • To coordinate the RFI/RFQ Process for Departments’ needs
  • To draw up and issue request for quotations for the suppliers
  • To negotiate commercial terms of the contracts(local or implementation of corporate sourcing contracts)
  • To evaluate acquisition projects/commercial offers and propose short list and final recommendation
  • To finalize acquisition contracts and to follow up the project transfer from a sub department to another
  • To coordinate and control suppliers in contract execution acting as single point of contact for commercial and contractual issues for supplier
  • To participate in Orange group acquisition activities(as RFP and frame contract concluding) related to the respective domain
  • To act as point of contact for business unit requesters, representing the complete sourcing function
  • To ensure group & Local Affiliate Sourcing policies are fully implemented
  • To offer support for Purchasing Administration team regarding the accrual calculation
  • To prepare, centralize and send the needed information for Purchase Order
  • To initiate and participate in inter departmental meetings for projects
Academic/ Professional Qualifications
  • University graduate or CIPS graduate
  • At least 4 years experience in purchasing
  • Good knowledge of English
  • Knowledge of purchasing processes
  • Functional legal knowledge
  • MS Office Applications
Key Competencies:
  • Customer orientation
  • Business driven approach
  • Results orientation
  • Analytical thinking
  • Communication skills
  • Negotiation skills
This position is open to Kenyan citizens only. 
If you fit the required profile, please apply highlighting how your qualifications, experience and career aspirations match the requirements for this position.
Application should be sent latest by 7th November 2013, please provide an updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) including details of your current telephone contacts and names of three referees. 
Apply through www.orange-tkl.co.ke
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Position: Sourcing Analyst
Reporting to: Sourcing Category Manager
 
Range: R3
 
Department: Finance (Sourcing)
 
Role Purpose: To Coordinate and implement purchasing activities (as per the assignment given or per project) for the allocated/assigned acquisition domains, administering sourcing processes for commercial requirements for goods and services as per company standards and procedures within the budget costs.
 

Key Duties and Responsibilities
 

Responsibilities / Execution activities
  • To provide input for perpetual reporting regarding the savings and project status
  • Prepare ad-hoc reports on request in TKL and group level
  • Timely processing and circulation of procurement reports e.g. open pos,exception reports, supplier spend reports, savings report etc
  • Prepare savings report for FT sourcing by 4th of every month
  • Creation of respective reports by respective internal customers on agreed timelines.
  • Ensure senior buyers and buyers effectively report savings
  • Ensure savings report as per agreed format
  • Capture savings on monthly savings report as per FT Sourcing
  • Generate weekly report to be shared with the sourcing category manager for reviewing on Thursday ready for next Monday meeting
  • Generate monthly reports by the 4th for FT reporting
  • Exceptional reporting as & when required
  • Determine and prepare the requirements(checklist) for ISO implementation in sourcing systematically
  • Prepare checklist of sourcing processes that are required to be in place for development and ensure due approval
  • Maintain an updated list and status of validated processes and those in pipeline for validation
  • Maintain ISO audit records and forms for follow up
  • Maintain current list of suppliers per category and total number in the system. Update the list monthly and give reports by the 4th day of the month.
  • Maintain an updated contracts repository record for CSCs and Local contracts and their status, start and expiry periods.
  • Monitor purchase orders to reduce purchasing outside corporate contracts especially where a CSC exists.
  • Monitor and report weekly I.C actions per sourcing Category each Tuesday of the following week.
  • Provide feedback to SCM reporting on outside actions.
  • Quantify actions.
Academic/ Professional Qualifications
  • University graduate or CIPS graduate
  • At least 4 years experience in purchasing
  • Good knowledge of English
  • Knowledge of purchasing processes
  • Functional legal knowledge
  • MS Office Applications
Key Competencies:
  • Customer orientation
  • Business driven approach
  • Results orientation
  • Analytical thinking
  • Communication skills
  • Negotiation skills
This position is open to Kenyan citizens only. 
If you fit the required profile, please apply highlighting how your qualifications, experience and career aspirations match the requirements for this position.
Application should be sent latest by 7th November 2013, please provide an updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) including details of your current telephone contacts and names of three referees. 
Apply through www.orange-tkl.co.ke
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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