Thursday, February 13, 2014

Safaricom Careers: Principal Officer

Safaricom Limited is the leading mobile telecommunications company in Kenya. 

We are at the forefront of the industry and always seek to attract and retain talented, creative and innovative team players who are excited by the opportunity of pushing the frontiers of this evolving technology, growing our services, exciting our customers and contributing to our community. 

At Safaricom, we take pride in our talent and develop them to realize their maximum potential!

Principal Officer - Materials & Equipment Management

We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the Network Engineering Department within the Technology Division. 

In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below:

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Network Engineering Programs the role holder will be responsible for the management of materials and equipment forecast, order placements, issuance, recovery, Asset tracking, inventory management, and stock utilization for all Network Engineering projects and programs.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Forecast, purchase and delivery of equipment and materials for all Network Engineering projects and programs;
  • Materials and equipment warehousing management for the Network Engineering projects and programs;
  • Management of recovery, utilization and/or disposal of materials and equipment as per agreed usage and disposal plans;
  • Management of Purchase Requisitions and Orders for materials, equipment and services for all Network Engineering projects and programs;
  • Inventory management of all equipment
  • CAPEX Budget Control.
Role Requirements
  • Degree in Building Economics, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Supply Chain Management or equivalent qualifications;
  • At least 5 years’ experience in Materials and Equipment procurement and warehousing;
  • At least 3 years construction experience on GSM related projects;
  • Project management certification and experience.
If you feel that you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualification and experience, please send your resume with your cell phone contact indicating your experience and why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title and job reference to the address below by Wednesday 19th February 2014

The Head of Talent and Resourcing,
Safaricom Limited

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