Position title
Procurement Officer

Ngong Veg is viewed as an ambitious, niche company who are investing heavily and have growing as its core principle. Food safety and quality are the key parameters for the company. We are the grower and exporter – no middle men – and it is all grown on privately owned land, so we are in full control. We supply many of the top retailers worldwide, along with a strong presence in the food service and wholesale sector.

  • Management of the Requisition to Pay process (RTP) – End to End.
  • Monitoring supply chain total costs and recommending action plans for cost optimization.
  • Sourcing and engagement of suppliers.
  • In charge of store operations and management.
  • Ensuring timely delivery and user distribution of goods and services.
  • Coordinating and developing supplier assessments, scorecards, and other analytics to enable the team to effectively manage supplier performance.
  • Supplier and product database development and maintenance.
  • Maintaining corporate and unit management control systems.
  • Take an active Lead in negotiating purchases in managed categories
    Undertaking market research for procurement decisions.
  • Training users on purchasing processes and maintaining regular communication with them.
  • Ensuring stocks are received and issued properly on cards and on the ERP system
    Ensuring stock takes are done as scheduled and taking action on any variances.
  • Identification of supplier order cycle.
  • Evaluation of suppliers’ individual quality to avoid defective goods.
  • Effective communication with all staff.
  • Promote and maintain ethical and professional standards in line with company staff regulations, ETI, and other codes of conduct to enhance worker welfare.
  • Health and Safety – Ensure all duties are performed safely and responsibly in consideration of Environmental, Health, and Safety Company policies.
  • Any other responsibilities may be assigned by their manager from time to time.
  • Essential
    • Minimum 3-5 years of Procurement related experience
    • Bachelor’s degree in a business or technical field.
    • CIPS Diploma in Purchasing and Supply or its equivalent.
    • Members of KISM or CIPS
    • High level of integrity, customer focus, negotiation, planning, and problem-solving skills.
    • Knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) processing module.
    • Results oriented and works under pressure with minimum supervision


  • Desirable• Leadership qualities.
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills
    • Team Player
    • Problem solver
    • Adherence to the values and principles of Ngong Veg
    • Experience in Category management
Employment Type
Job Location
Nairobi, Kenya
Date posted
November 28, 2022
Valid through
December 16, 2022
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