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Simply Intuite.

Project Manager

FullTime Kenya, Nairobi Posted 2 months ago

Industry: Computer and information technology

Role: Procurement

Closing: 31/08/2022

Position:         Project Manager

Location:        Nairobi

Reports to:     The Chief Executive Officer


MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB

Our Client identifies leading business management software solutions that address local business challenges in the market. They source and implement these best-in-class software solutions to end-users. The ideal candidate for this position should be highly competent in sourcing, procurement, and supply chain best practices. In addition, the individual should be detail-oriented, well organized, and can manage multiple projects simultaneously.

 KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Coordinating internal resources and vendors for the flawless execution of projects to ensure timely delivery of projects within scope and budget
  2. Prepare and complete relevant material and paperwork regarding sales and client interactions
  3. Maintain continuous and smooth collaboration with the Legal and Finance teams to ensure purchasing activities are carried out in a timely, accurate, and consistent manner
  4. Facilitate effective communication between the vendors/service providers and Retail internal customers
  5. Follow-up on payments with respective parties
  6. Develop and maintain a master file to identify suppliers based on the requirements to expedite the procurement process and to fulfill the needs with minimum time
  7. Lead team resources during scoping, planning, execution, and presentation of sourcing event results
  8. Manage the team during each project deployment  
  9. Demonstrate how our client’s software solutions present a unique value and edge to address the business needs of our prospects
  10. Manage and develop client accounts to initiate and maintain favorable relationships with clients.
  11. Prepare compelling visuals and reports for projects and team performance, and spearhead presentations and demos for the platform(s)
  12. Strong functional understanding of our solutions with the ability to discuss, prep, and demonstrate business process flows to prospects and clients



MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in procurement and supply chain management
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in procurement and CIPS (4)
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills, with emphasis on MS Project, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must possess strong presentation skills with the ability to establish rapport quickly with existing customers
  • Ability to contribute to a strong team, dynamic and work well with others
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced and goal-driven environment

COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS

  • Strong problem-solving skills, critical thinking, excellent analytical ability, strong judgment, and the ability to deliver high performance and high levels of customer satisfaction
  • Adhering to Principles and Values
  • Deciding and Initiating Action
  • Must be able to work under extreme pressure
  • Very high work ethics and personal integrity
  • Discreet