Insurance Regulatory Authority Manager, Supply Chain Management - Jobs in Kenya

Insurance Regulatory Authority Manager, Supply Chain Management - Jobs in Kenya

a) Job Purpose
The position is responsible for ensuring efficient management of supply chain processes and logistics as well as procurement of goods and services while maintaining and following set standards, regulations, systems, and in strict
adherence to the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act (PPADA). The position also creates balancing act of following regulations and creating operational efficiency that saves the organization value for money while
attaining timely supply of goods and services for optimal operations.

Job Specifications
Duties and responsibilities will entail:
Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

(i) Develop and monitor Supply Chain processes, procedures, legislation for effective and efficient operations;

(ii) Analyse and review drafted contracts to ensure compliance with legislation and protection of Authority’s interests;

(iii) Ensure preparation of professional opinion to the Accounting Officer in compliance with PPADA and the Regulations;

(iv) Initiate formulation and development of policies, plans and strategies in the supply chain function to ensure proper alignment to the corporate Strategy;

(v) Develop and maintain supply chain capability and culture that reflect the values which facilitates performance, professionalism and initiative by departmental staff in the Authority;

(vi) Manage the development, review, and maintenance of supplier selection, evaluation methods and performance strategies to improve their effectiveness and efficiency;

(vii) Manage all procurement for goods, works and services in the Authority and discharge of duties in line with the Procurement & Asset Disposal
Act and regulations;

(viii) Review the preparation of statutory reports to PPRA and other reports for goods, works and services and recommend for submission;

(ix) Manage the secretariat aspect of procurement committees in conformance with the Act and Regulations;

(x) Develop supplier relations for effective performance contract and delivery goods, works and services;

(xi) Compile and consolidated Annual Procurement and Disposal Plan in liaison with all head of departments;

(xii) Monitoring and advise appropriately on all risks related to procurement and contract management by ensuring that appropriate controls are instituted and implemented to mitigate and eliminate the risks;

(xiii) Ensure implementation of the annual procurement plan of goods, works and services as provided in the law;

(xiv) Develop, implement and review of the Departmental service charter to ensure delivery of quality service;

(xv) Manage Departmental workload and advise management on staffing

(xvi) Develop and monitor implementation of the Departmental service charter to ensure compliance;

(xvii) Develop and monitor implementation of the Department’s implementation of Quality Management System, risk management and knowledge management to ensure compliance.

Operational Responsibilities /

(i) Document proper documentation of procurement proceedings and safe custody of all procurement records of the Authority;

(ii) Analyse and review monthly progress reports of all supply chain contracts of the Authority and advise management;

(iii) Maintain custody of the updated lists of registered suppliers, contractors and consultants in the categories of goods, works or services according Authority’s supply chain requirements;

(iv) Mentor and coaching Direct reports;

(v) Develop, analyse and review contract management process for effective operations;

(vi) Develop and implement Stores Management processes for effective and efficient process;

(vii) Custodian of Financial Proposals and ensuring that they are available in accordance with the established procedures;

(viii) Analyze and review issuance of inspection and acceptance committee
report, interim or completion of inspection and acceptance certificates to facilitate effective and efficient payment;

(ix) Manage and review notification of award and regrets to successful and unsuccessful bidders respectively bidders;

(x) Manage and review disposal process for obsolete, unserviceable and surplus items.

Persons Specifications
i) Masters’ degree in Procurement and Supplies management, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Economics, Business Administration, Commerce, Entrepreneurship or relevant field from a recognized

ii) Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: - Supply Chain Management and Logistics, Commerce/Business Administration (Supplies Management option) or equivalent and relevant qualification from a recognized institution;
iii) Membership to Kenya Institute of Supplies Management(MKISM) or Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies(CIPS) or equivalent

iv) Management Course lasting not less four (4) weeks

v) Supervisory Course for not less than two (2) weeks

vi) Proficiency in IT with working experience gained in an automated ERP environment

vii) Nine (9) years relevant experience

viii) Meets the provisions of chapter six of the constitution.

Competencies and skills
i) Strong communication and reporting skills;
ii) Strong analytical and numerical skills;
iii) Strong organization and interpersonal skill;
iv) Mentoring, coaching and leadership skills;
v) Conflict management; and
vi) Ability to work under pressure, prioritize and multi-task.

How to apply
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