Position: Purchasing Associate – Computing & Electronics

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Title Purchasing Associate – Computing & Electronics
Categories Trading
Salary Ksh. 30,000
Location Nairobi
Job Information


  • At least a B (Plain) in KCSE.
  • At least a diploma in a computing/electronics-related field.
  • Must be proficient with PCs and Windows, Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint).
  • Willing to work on weekends.
  • Very strong work ethic.


  • Past training in finance/accounts.
  • Experience in ICT-related sales/purchasing.


You will need:

  • Excellent commercial awareness of the computing and electronics field.
  • Proactive, Entrepreneurial and ability to deliver exceptional results.
  • Exceptional analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in oral and written English.
  • Strong communication and follow-up skills.
  • A good standard of numeracy in order to analyze facts and figures.
  • A flair for negotiation and networking.
  • The ability to make important decisions.
  • Cope with the pressure of demanding work environment.
  • Have confidence in their judgment & decision making when faced with ambiguity.
  • Be able to multi-task and be an effective problem solver.
  • Tact and diplomacy.


Among other duties, the successful candidate shall:

  • Confirm availability (or lack thereof) of products as per customers’ inquiries.
  • See to the timely purchase of customers’ orders.
  • See to the timely settlement of suppliers/vendors accounts.
  • Build relationships with suppliers/vendors.
  • Work closely with the Products Associates, Customer Service Associates & Category manager to formulate and execute strategies for the business unit across all marketing channels.
  • Have good judgment and wisdom in negotiations, projections, and communication.
  • Deal with returns and warranty-related cases.
  • Carry out all other assigned tasks by the category manager.

Your must include the following:

  • MBTI Personality (you can visit | http://www.humanmetrics.com/cgi-win/jtypes2.asp | answer the 64 Questions and click on ‘Score it’ to get your four letter MBTI Personality ) . Only the four letters are required.
  • At least two professional referees.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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