CBK Procurement Officers

The Central Bank Kenya hereby invites applications from suitably qualified, highly experienced procurement professionals with excellent credentials to fill the position of Procurement Officer


In addition to the responsibilities below, the suitable candidate will be responsible for efficient and cost effective procurement of goods, works or services at the Central Bank of Kenya and in compliance with Bank’s Procurement Policies and Public Procurement and Disposal Regulations.

  • Oversee the supervision of procurement personnel including work allocation, counselling, problem resolution and performance evaluation

  • Monitor all risks related to procurement and ensure that appropriate controls are implemented to mitigate and eliminate the risks

  • Prepare and implement, in liaison with respective user Departments, the organization’s Procurement Plan in order to realize the set corporate objectives

  • Develop strategies to improve Supplier Performance in terms of on-time delivery, overall quality, waste reduction and cost reduction

  • Prepare status reports and present them to the Board and Senior Management

  • Manage and monitor contracts to ensure timely execution and renewals

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • A Degree in Finance, Business, Economics, or related field from a recognised university.

  • MSc in procurement or other relevant post graduate qualifications will be an added advantage.

  • Possess professional Diploma in Procurement and Supplies Management such as a CIPS or its equivalent from a recognized/accredited institution.

  • At least eight (8) years of relevant experience in procurement of which four (4) years should be in a senior or middle management position in large organisation(s).

  • Be a member of a recognised Institute of Purchasing and Supply.

  • Have an in-depth knowledge of Kenyan Public Procurement laws, Regulations and procures.

  • Strong analytical, negotiation and organisational skills.

  • Be of unquestionable integrity, honesty and possess a clean professional record.

  • Strong managerial, leadership and interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.

  • Knowledge of e-procurement

  • Knowledge of international procurement, forwarding and clearing procedures

    Application Deadline: 9th July

    For more information and application, visit: CBK Procument Officers Website

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