Africa Nazarene University Manager Supply Chain Management Jobs in Kenya

Africa Nazarene University Manager Supply Chain Management Jobs in Kenya

Job Title: Manager, Supply Chain Management

Grade: ANU 5

Department: Supply Chain Management

Location / Work station: Main Campus
Reporting Relationships

Reports to: Deputy Vice Chancellor, Finance and Administration

Direct reports: Assistant, Supply Chain Management

Job Purpose

  • Responsible for the finding, agreeing terms, and acquiring of quality goods, services or works
    often via a tendering or competitive bidding process, to support the University’s delivery of
    services to both its external and internal customers.

    Key Responsibilities / Duties / Tasks

  • Develop procurement strategy, program, policy, procedures, plan and guidelines
  • Establish and manage a suppliers’ master data list by analyzing requests for quotation from
    various departments, market conditions, present and future material availability and
    merchandise price. Communicate list of approved preferred suppliers/vendors/ service
    providers to the management and employees
  • Oversee the process of tendering by chairing the bid evaluation committee and prepare a
    consolidated report on the bid process. Review, evaluate, and approve specifications for
    issuing and awarding bids
  • Lead the contract negation and contract signing with preferred suppliers for future
    procurement on agreed terms and conditions. Review purchase order claims and contracts
    for conformance to company policy and signing memorandum of understanding with
    approved suppliers for term of delivery, payment and other supply related matters
  • Manage vendor and supplier relationships. Liaise with suppliers to clarify issues arising from
    the supplied product, scope/description, pricing, service level duration stated on contractual
    terms and conditions of purchase. Resolve vendor or contractor grievances, and claims
    against the procurement amicably or by liaising with the University’s legal team
  • Work with internal departments to assess the performance of outsourced agencies/ vendors/
    suppliers, and to process the periodic settlement of fees as per pre-established terms and
  • Set overall methods to control inventory levels including minimum/maximum levels, safety
    stocks and order polices for various types of materials
  • Mentor,
    coach and supervise subordinate staff
  • Develop and monitor the department annual plan and budget
  • Provide technical advice and reports to management when required

    Job Dimensions:

    I. Financial Responsibility:
  • Departmental budget

    II. Working Conditions:
  • Works predominantly within a comfortable office environment

    Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).

    Academic Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field
    Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies
  • Relevant professional qualification
  • Member of a relevant professional body
    Work experience required.
  • Minimum of six (6) years of relevant experience

    Skills and Competencies:

  • Executive disposition, and demonstrate high levels of integrity
  • Ability to develop long term integrated and cross-functional operational plans
  • Ability to operationalise strategy into action for the function
  • Business/Financial acumen, business savvy, innovative
  • Strategic management skills
  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Organising and planning skills
  • Negotiation skills

    Applications giving full details of age, marital status, education and professional qualifications, experience, current post, salary and other financial benefits, copies of certificates, curriculum vitae, transcripts, the names and addresses of three referees (one of whom should be present or previous employer) should be addressed to: –

    The Vice Chancellor

    Africa Nazarene University

    P.O. Box 53067 – 00200


    Applications should reach the office not later than 6th December, 2019. Applications could also be dropped at the Vice Chancellor’s Office at the Ongata Rongai Campus. Note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

    Please note that Africa Nazarene University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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