Base Titanium Purchasing Officer Job in Kwale Kenya

Dec 7, 2011

Job Ref MN5146

Our client Base Titanium Limited, the Kenyan subsidiary of the Australian company, Base Resources Limited, is developing the globally significant Kwale Mineral Sands Project 50km South of Mombasa.

The construction phase commenced in the 3rd quarter of 2011 in order for production to start in the 2nd half of 2013.

Base is a creative resource company that places a strong emphasis on being part of the community ¡n which ¡t operates and on attracting and developing good people.

Kwale is the first large mining development in Kenya and represents an exciting opportunity for high performing candidates seeking to be part of the successful development of this project.

Pragmatic people, who are proactive, have a strong sense of integrity, and who work well in a team environment are encouraged to apply.

Job Profile
  • Maintaining updated purchasing records/data and pricing in Pronto ERP.
  • Coordinating with user departments and suppliers in the purchasing scope of work
  • Assisting ¡n managing and following up local and overseas orders.
  • Handling and monitoring of claims to suppliers for defectives, shortage, missing parts.
  • Supporting relevant departments with quotations for the purpose of tenders.
  • Preparation and processing purchase orders in Pronto ERP.
  • Monitoring and coordinating deliveries of items from and between suppliers to ensure that all items are delivered to site! store on time.
  • Negotiating for best purchasing package in terms of quality, price, delivery and service with suppliers and sub- contractors assigned.
  • Liaising with clearing agents to ensure timely delivery of items arriving by road, rail, air or sea.
Person Profile
  • Degree/Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies with minimum 3 years relevant continuous working experience.
  • With at least 4 years relevant hands on experience in medium to large organization.
  • Experience in local and international procurement experience and liaison with relevant stakeholders including clearing and forwarding agents and customs as necessary.
  • Experience in Pronto EPR a big advantage but specify any other ERP if you are not familiar with Pronto.
  • Accounting qualifications such as CPA Il will be an added advantage.
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Send your application with a detailed CV and daytime telephone number.

Please also summarize yourself as follows:
  • Job Ref. No.
  • Your Name
  • Current/Past Salary: Year 2010 p.m, Year 2011 p.m
  • Year 2011 Benefits: If house, state market rent, If car state cc.
by hand, courier, post or email so as to reach us by 16th December, 2011.

Limit email to maximum 3 pages A4 size CV and no attachments.

Mark Job Ref. No. on top left of the envelope.

Send to:

Executive Selection Division,
Manpower Services (K) Ltd,
3rd Floor, Landmark Plaza,
Directly Opposite Nairobi Hospital Entrance,
P.O. Box 50736-00200,


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