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Procurement Officer- Intern



Posted on Monday, April 22, 2024

Procurement Officer- Intern

Posting date : 22/04/2024

Requisition ID : 26917

Job Title: Procurement Officer Intern

Department: Operations

Reporting Line: Procurement Officer, Head of Operations

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

About Engie Energy Access

ENGIE Energy Access is one of the leading Pay-As-You-Go (PAYGo) and mini-grids solutions provider in Africa, with a mission to deliver affordable, reliable, and sustainable energy solutions and life-changing services with exceptional customer experience. The company is a result of the integration of Fenix International, ENGIE Mobisol and ENGIE PowerCorner; and develops innovative, off grid solar solutions for homes, public services, and businesses, enabling customers and distribution partners access to clean, affordable energy. The PAYGo solar home systems are financed through affordable instalments from $0.19 per day and the minigrids foster economic development by enabling electrical productive use and triggering business opportunities for entrepreneurs in rural communities. With over 1,700 employees, operations in nine countries across Africa (Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia), almost 1.5 million customers and over 7 million lives impacted so far, ENGIE Energy Access aims to remain the leading clean energy company, serving millions of customers across Africa by 2025.

Job Purpose/Mission

Responsible for supporting the effective and efficient procurement of various company goods and services, Supplier Contract Management, and all relevant documentation through use of best practices.


  • Assist in sourcing potential suppliers and conducting prequalification assessments in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Support procurement activities for ENGIE Energy Access Kenya, including purchasing goods and services for the organization and its employees.
  • Participate in ongoing efforts to improve the procurement process, including identifying cost-saving opportunities and streamlining procedures.
  • Assist in organizing and maintaining procurement-related documentation, ensuring accuracy and compliance with relevant standards.
  • Update and maintain procurement databases and tools to track orders, deliveries, and supplier information efficiently.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure alignment and coordination in procurement activities.
  • Support procurement officer in day-to-day tasks and projects as needed to contribute to the overall success of the department.

Knowledge and skills


  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience in Procurement or a similar position.
  • Knowledge of Supplier Sourcing & Contract Management.
  • Excellent Analytical skills, bargaining Skills, Interpersonal Skills and Negotiation Skills.
  • Excellent sense of urgency and Time Management with high organizational skills.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Procurement


  • English
  • Kiswahili


  • Proficiency in Microsoft office suite and purchasing software, Knowledge in SAP is a Plus.

ENGIE is an equal opportunity employer, promoting diversity and committed to creating an inclusive environment for all. All applications are screened based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without any regard to origin, age, name, sexual identity, orientation or preference, religion, marital status, health, disability, political opinions, union involvement or citizenship.

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