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Deloitte is a leading global provider of audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax and related services. Our global network of member firms and related entities in more than 150 countries and territories (collectively, the “Deloitte organization”) serves four out of five Fortune Global 500® companies. Learn how Deloitte’s approximately 345,000 people make an impact that matters at www2.deloitte.com.
Deloitte is dedicated to providing value added solutions to our clients. We take pride in our reputation for providing a globally consistent quality service, an integrated approach and world-class expertise. Deloitte is renowned for its innovative and collaborative culture, where talented people work closely with like-minded individuals to achieve collective success.
Deloitte East Africa provides seamless cross-border services to multinationals, large national enterprises, small and medium sized enterprises and the public sector, across three (3) countries in the region: Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.
A career with Deloitte offers you the opportunity to engage with and work alongside leading corporations within the East African region, and an opportunity to start and grow your career within a dynamic and rewarding environment. You will get the support, coaching and training needed to advance your career in Kenya and within the East Africa market.
What impact will you make?
At Deloitte we have a clear purpose, to make an impact that matters to our clients, our colleagues and our communities while you thrive in a dynamic culture of inclusion, collaboration and high performance. From professional development to leadership opportunities and career advancement, we empower our people to be their very best – because that’s how you make an impact.
About the Department
The procurement department supports the various functions to procure and manage supplies and ensures procurement processes are managed in a diligent manner. The function also supports donor funded projects being implemented by Deloitte.
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual to join our Internal Client Services Department – Finance as a Procurement Associate. This position will be based in our Nairobi office in Kenya.
Main purpose of the job
The successful candidate will support the Firm’s procurement management process across East Africa including monitoring budgets and implementation of procurement plans. He/she will provide guidance in execution of specific tasks related to procurement management in the Firm in order to ensure efficiency and effectiveness.
What you will do
- Support in the implementation of the Deloitte procurement policy, procedures, and donor requirements;
- Conduct the day-to-day procurement sourcing processes including RFQ, RFP to effectively meet user requirements and ensure value for money;
- Continuously manage supplier contracts in an efficient manner for performance reviews, renewals, or terminations;
- Implement vendor compliance in line with Deloitte’s Risk, Independence and Legal requirements;
- Maintain professional supplier relationships and collect data to monitor supplier performance;
- Prepare and submit monthly procurement reports; and
- Collect, update, and ensure safe custody of all procurement records.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement and Supplies Management or Degree in a Business-related field from an accredited university.
- 4 years’ experience in procurement and supply chain management.
- Working knowledge of SAP systems and related software.
- Be a registered member of KISM. CIPS membership will be an added advantage.
Key Performance Areas
Strategic Impact – Under minimal guidance, supports the team in the delivery of services to clients in line with the defined strategic objectives
Budgets / Profitability – Effective use of time, equipment and resources.
Client Impact (External/Internal) – Proactively consults with senior/s on issues arising that may impact the broader deliverables of the team to clients.
Operational Effectiveness – Remains aware of risk in area of expertise in alignment with Deloitte policies and processes
- Interpersonal and relationship building skills.
- Desire to develop self.
- Problem solving ability.
- Displays business acumen.
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
- Effective interpersonal and relationship building skills.
- Effective presentation skills.
- Focus on quality and risk.
- Well-developed computer user skills (SAP will be an added advantage).
- Client delivery focus.
- Focus on quality and awareness of risk.
- Sound technical knowledge in specific functional area.
- Experience in drafting of presentations and reports for review.
- Basic financial knowledge and understanding.
Your role as a leader
At Deloitte we believe in the importance of leadership at all levels. We expect our people to embrace and live our purpose by challenging themselves to identify issues that are most important for our clients, our people, and for society and make an impact that matters.
Living our Purpose – Identifies and embraces our purpose and values and puts these into practice in their professional life
Influence – Builds relationships and communicates effectively in order to positively influence peers and other stakeholders
Performance drive – Seeks opportunities to challenge self; teams with others across businesses and borders to deliver and takes accountability for own and team results
Strategic direction – Understands objectives for clients and Deloitte, aligns own work to objectives and sets personal priorities
Talent development – Develops self by actively seeking opportunities for growth, shares knowledge and experiences with others, and acts as a strong brand ambassador
At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there is always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help build world-class skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world.
Deloitte opens the door to a career that can cross borders virtually and physically across the African continent and globally to gain experience and access projects beyond our borders. We value differences, and embrace people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, abilities and thinking styles.
Deloitte is led by a purpose: to make an impact that matters. Every day, Deloitte people are making a real impact in the places they live and work. We pride ourselves on doing not only what is good for clients, but also what is good for our people and the communities in which we live and work—always striving to be an organization that is held up as a role model of quality, integrity, and positive change. Learn more about Deloitte’s impact on the world. #Makinganimpactthatmatters
We want job seekers exploring opportunities at Deloitte to feel prepared and confident. To help you with your interview, we suggest that you do research to know some background about our firm and the business area you are applying to.
If you meet the above requirements, please visit our website and apply online: Deloitte East Africa Careers portal.
Your details will be treated with confidentiality and will not be shared with any third party.
Closing date: Monday, 27 June 2022
We are an equal opportunity employer and do not ask individuals to pay any fees or money as part of the recruitment process. Women and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Hybrid & Vaccination policy
Deloitte Africa has successfully launched the Hybrid Working model. Aligned with this model is our commitment to maintain an environment for personnel, clients and visitors that is safe and, as far as reasonably practicable, free from health risks.
Medical evidence provides overwhelming and empirical evidence that vaccination is currently the most effective means of preventing the spread of COVID-19 and reducing the likelihood of serious illness, death, transmissions and infections. More information about our vaccination policy will be discussed during the recruitment process for this position.