Job Description

To support the procurement function, SNV Kenya is seeking an intern to support with the day-to-day procurement activities for the organization.

The position holder is expected to adhere to the SNV procurement policy while undertaking the following specific activities:

  • Support with the day-to-day procurement requests for various projects across the organization.
  • Source for quotations and negotiate with suppliers in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Receive and evaluate quotations from suppliers and make recommendations for award.
  • Prepare Purchase Orders in line with SNV Kenya policy and send dully approved copies to all the relevant parties.
  • Coordinate delivery of goods from vendors and dispatch to various SNV offices.
  • Ensure timely delivery of items from various vendors and dispatch to various SNV Kenya country offices.
  • Support with carrying out basic due diligence checks for suppliers.
  • Coordinate with Finance Department to ensure that payments to vendors are made on time.
  • Any tasks that may be assigned from time to time.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in procurement /supply chain management
  • Proficiency in English and Kiswahili; written and oral.
  • Intermediate /advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint and Excel)
  • Some previous experience in procurement not required but preferred
  • Experience in SAP By Design preferred
  • A fast thinker with creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to take initiative, learn quickly and be accountable for results.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be goal oriented, dynamic, passionate and self-starter
  • A person of integrity

Method of Application