APHRC Procurement & Administration Officer Jobs in Kenya

APHRC Procurement & Administration Officer Jobs in Kenya

  • The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is a leading Africa-based, African-led, international research institution headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya.

  • APHRC conducts policy-relevant research on population, health, education, urbanization and related development issues in sub-Saharan Africa.

  • APHRC seeks to recruit a Procurement & Administration Officer to coordinate procurement activities at the Center.

    Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Manage the supplier pre-qualification process.

  • Manage procurement data and records.

  • Ensure adherence to policy in the procurement of goods and services across the Center.

  • Follow up on supplier payments while ensuring completeness of relevant documentation.

  • Ensure the disposal of items identified as obsolete follows due process and procedures.

  • Air travel oversight.

  • Provide oversight over the reception services.

  • Provide oversight over the office administration contractor services.

  • Organize the available office space.

  • Market and billing of the meeting rooms.

  • Arrange and coordinate staff transport and corporate taxi subscriptions.

  • Manage the Center’s vehicle fleet.

  • Coordinate regular stock take exercises.

  • Ensure optimal inventory of stationery items.

  • Manage the Center’s library.

  • Review and approve petty cash requests.

  • Arrange accommodation for new staff members.

  • Ensure smooth running of facilities within the premises.

    Qualifications, experience and skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or
    related field.

  • At least 3 years’ experience working in a busy procurement office.

  • Strong organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to follow assignments through to completion.

  • Ability to meet strict deadlines.

  • Must have a high level of initiative and ability to work independently.

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their application through this link by July 13, 2021.

  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted; shortlisted candidates will be required to have a Police Clearance Certificate.

  • Cover letters should be addressed to:

    The Human Resources Officer
    African Population and Health Research Center, Inc
    APHRC Campus, Manga Close, off Kirawa Road, Kitisuru
    P. O. Box 10787-GPO, Nairobi

  • APHRC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the protection of vulnerable persons.

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