Hotpoint Appliances Ltd – Senior Procurement Executive Jobs in Kenya

Hotpoint Appliances Ltd began in 1984 with a store in Nairobi’s Sarit Centre mall. In the late 1990s, it became the exclusive distributor for LG Electronics in Kenya, and later added other brands like Ariston, Westpoint, and Kenwood. Over the years, it expanded across Kenya and became one of the region’s top sellers of electronics and entertainment products by 2002.

The company’s success hinges on valuing and serving customers well. Through strong partnerships with suppliers, they aim to offer quality products with the latest technology and unmatched customer service. Their goal is to improve the lives of their customers in Eastern Africa by providing and supporting household and commercial electronic appliances. Their values center integrity, excellence, teamwork, empowerment, and growth.

Job Opportunity at Hotpoint Appliances Ltd: Commercial Department

Position: Procurement Coordinator

Location: Head Office, Ruiru

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent

Experience: Minimum of 5 years in procurement/supply chain roles

Overview: Hotpoint Appliances Ltd offers an exciting career opportunity in its Commercial Department. We are looking for a proactive, results-oriented individual to join our team. As a Procurement Coordinator, you will play a vital role in ensuring smooth communication between the Procurement Head and the product management team. Your main responsibilities will involve facilitating effective communication internally and externally, utilizing data for decision-making, and managing contracts and agreements with suppliers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Organize and conduct regular meetings with various departments.
  • Analyze data and prepare agendas for meetings.
  • Manage contracts and ensure compliance with relevant departments.
  • Implement Service Level Agreements and monitor key performance indicators.
  • Track contractual claims and negotiate with suppliers.
  • Utilize data for procurement decisions and market understanding.
  • Evaluate and improve product lineup based on market demands.
  • Maintain detailed specifications for key brands and categories.
  • Enhance internal training materials for staff.
  • Build strong relationships with suppliers and strategic partners.
  • Act as a liaison between Hotpoint and brand principals.
  • Update and enforce departmental procedures.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field.
  • 5+ years of experience in senior procurement roles.
  • Knowledge of supply chain management and importation.
  • Understanding of retail market and consumer electronics.
  • Strong financial and strategic planning skills.
  • Proven negotiation and leadership abilities.
  • Excellent problem-solving and prioritization skills.
  • Proficiency in data analysis and report writing.
  • Budget management and market trend analysis skills.
  • Ability to understand products and provide training.
  • Proficient in identifying and sourcing products based on market needs.

Join Us: If you’re ready to take on this exciting opportunity and contribute to Hotpoint’s success in the commercial arena, apply now! We’re looking forward to welcoming a dynamic individual to our team.

How to Apply:

Submission Process: If you’re interested and meet the qualifications, please send your resume to [email protected]. Make sure to include the position you’re applying for in the subject line of the email.

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