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I have a diploma in Purchasing and supplies management. I have held this position for some time with a well-established hotel in the Kenya. During this time, I have gained extensive knowledge pertaining to purchasing materials and other goods from suppliers and maintaining a good relationship with both internal and external customers.
My experience includes supervising the purchases made by the company to ensure they are receiving the best quality for the best price. It is also my job to approve invoices and payments made to vendors and to handle and resolve any issues associated with business expenses.
My duties involve handling administrative issues such as reviewing company procedures and policies and making revisions when necessary, ensure that there are sufficient supplies on hand for on all inventoried items for each department by coordinating regular inventories with Stores, ensure that all items received by the hotel are properly documented in accordance with the company's purchasing and receiving procedures, assist Accounts Payable in researching any discrepancies on invoices and managing the purchasing system and support department heads in regard to Purchase requests and Purchase orders.
Purchasing assistant/Head storekeeper
Golden Tulip Westlands Nairobi - Nairobi, KenyaPurchasingFebruary 2018 - Now · 12 months
Purchasing Assistant /Inventory Control Officer.
Vibe Nairobi franchising News Cafe. - Nairobi, KenyaFinance/AccountingJune 2017 - January 2018 · 8 months
• Implemented, developed and maintained inventory control policies and procedures, • Conducting stocktake of the 4 branches on a daily basis of specific items, • Conducting end month inventory of all the items in each branch, • To help implement a standard system through which the organisation can manage and streamline inventory and business efficiency, • Compare the inventory with sales of the day to determine any variances, • Ordering stock items for the warehouse and the branches in order to maintain par levels, • To ensure the 4 branches have the right amount of inventory in the right place, at the right time and at the right cost, • Set and maintain stock par levels of the 4 branches to ensure no stock-outs or overstocking, • Monitor stocks and reduce pilferage or spoilage or dead stock, • Raising purchase requests for the warehouse and branches through the GAAP system and ensuring timely delivery, • Supplier evaluation and relations management, • Create reports on slow moving or obsolete items in the stores and finding a way to upsale the items, • Ensure stock items are well received and issued in the warehouse and branches, • Able to anticipate inventory needs and make orders to suppliers for delivery the soonest possible, • Kept a carefull track of inventory through a database system (GAAP)
Diploma Purchasing & Supplies Management
University of Nairobi - Nairobi, KenyaOctober 2010 - November 2011
Purchasing & Supplies Economics Financial Accounting Law
Certificate Hotel & Tourism Management
Egerton University - Nairobi, KenyaMay 2006 - April 2007
Hotel management F&B service Food production Tourism
EnglishNative or fluent100%
- Inventory control
- Inventory management
- Inventory & Purchasing
- Supplier Relations
- Suppliers management